Dollar General Supports American Red Cross

June 29, 2016
To aid communities affected by the recent West Virginia floods and California wildfires, Dollar General has donated $20,000 to the American Red Cross and is currently collecting donations to benefit American Red Cross relief efforts in nearly 13,000 retail stores in 43 states.  
“Dollar General is committed to the communities we call home,” said Denine Torr, senior director of Community Initiatives. “As individuals and families begin their path to recovery from this devastating disaster, we hope our efforts will help ease their burden and speed the rebuilding process.”
In keeping with the company’s mission of Serving Others, Dollar General commonly provides support to local communities affected by natural disasters.
People in need turn to the American Red Cross in their darkest hours because they know we can provide immediate relief and support throughout their recovery,” said Brad Kieserman, American Red Cross vice president of disaster operations and logistics. “We are grateful for Dollar General's continued support of Disaster Relief, which enables us to respond to a disaster at any moment’s notice.”

About Dollar General Corporation 

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of March 3, 2023, the company’s 19,147 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at

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