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Dollar General Surprises 16 Organizations with “12 Days of Giving” Contributions

December 27, 2017
In the spirit of the holiday season, Dollar General has donated $115,000 to 16 schools and nonprofits as part of its “12 Days of Giving” campaign. The contributions are intended to support library and literacy initiatives in the communities our stores call home.
 
Included below are photos of teachers, students and staff receiving their “12 Days of Giving” gifts from Dollar General representatives. Their excitement and cheer are why we continue to stay dedicated to our mission of Serving Others every day!
 
Waldron Elementary School in Waldron, Arizona

“Thank you for selecting us to partner with our local schools as part of this great “12 Days of Giving” campaign,” exclaimed District Manager Pat Hamilton. “It was truly a wonderful opportunity to present the checks to the respective schools. They were very grateful.”
 
Pictured: Store Manager Randy Malone, District Manager Pat Hamilton and Waldron Elementary School staff
 
Waldron Middle School in Waldron, Arizona
“Thank you for selecting us to partner with our local schools as part of this great “12 Days of Giving” campaign,” exclaimed District Manager Pat Hamilton. “It was truly a wonderful opportunity to present the checks to the respective schools. They were very grateful.”
 
Pictured: Store Manager Randy Malone, District Manager Pat Hamilton and Waldron Elementary School staff
 
Interlachen High School in Interlachen, Florida

“This is fantastic,” exclaimed Regional Director Chris Robbins. “This is one of the many reasons I love being part of DG! Bryan Helms, the school’s principal, was overwhelmed by our generosity.”
 
New Hope High School in New Hope, Alabama

Pictured Left: Store Manager Lester Hopkins, District Manager Amy O'Hara, Principal Lavell Everett and Regional Director Shane Barry. 
 
Shakamak Jr-Sr High School in Jasonville, Indiana

“We presented the contributions to Shakamak Elementary and Shakamak Jr/Sr High,” noted District Manager Karissa Hale, and both schools were very excited!”
 
Shakamak Elementary School in Jasonville, Indiana

“The store team and I would like to say ‘Thank you!’ to everyone involved in making ‘12 Days of Giving’ possible,” exclaimed District Manager Karissa Hale. “It is an honor to be a part of helping the Shakamak community.”
 
Wewoka Elementary School in Wewoka, Oklahoma

“It truly was amazing to be a part of something bigger with the ‘12 Days of Giving’ program,” noted District Manager Curtis Andrews. “The school’s staff was engaging as they explained their programs for their children and how they monitor each child’s progress.”
 
Pictured: Wewoka Elementary School students and staff, Regional Director Nic De Angelis, District Manager Curtis Andrews and Store Manager Danny Lynn
 
Hanceville Middle School and Hanceville High School in Hanceville, Alabama

 
Hanceville Elementary School in Hanceville, Alabama

 
Colonial Heights Elementary School in Brownfield, Texas
Students from Colonial Heights Elementary School signed a thank you note for Dollar General.
 
Clearwater Elementary School in Piedmont, Missouri

Pictured Left: Store Manager Leigh Lovelace, District Manager Michelle Hart and Principal Michael Keller
 
Grifton Elementary School in Grifton, North Carolina
“The check presentation at Grifton Elementary School went very well,” noted District Manager Michael Moore. “Everyone had a great time. I’m glad to be part of such a wonderful organization!”
 
Not Pictured:
Tompkins Elementary School in Tehachapi, California
New Hope Elementary School, New Hope, AL
Clendenin Elementary School in Clendenin, West Virginia
 
 

About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 15,015 stores in 44 states as of August 3, 2018. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.
 

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