Prepare for a New School Year with Dollar General

July 28, 2020

This back to school season, find everything you need to help make the school year successful at your local Dollar General or by shopping online at  

Save More with DG

Further your savings by shopping private brands like Office Hub™ and DG™ office or your favorite national brands like BIC®, Crayola® and Paper Mate®.

Dollar General is offering customers the chance to save $5 off any $15 or more qualifying purchase on select back to school stationery items through the DG Digital Coupon platform through September 12. To sign up for Dollar General’s Digital Coupons Program, which helps to provide customers with an easy-to-use platform and digital coupons, click here, visit or access coupons on the Dollar General mobile app. Customers can load coupons to the account and redeem at checkout.

Teachers preparing for the school year can also take advantage of 20 percent off qualifying stationery items* now through September 12, 2020 with a valid school ID at more than 16,500 locations across 46 states.

Discover Everyday Essentials Made Affordable

Before heading to the store, check for any surplus school supplies from the previous year or consider the quality of items like backpacks and lunch boxes that may be used again. For backpacks and lunchboxes that have seen wear and tear, discover affordable options of this everyday staple at Dollar General. Find colorful backpacks featuring unicorns and dinosaurs or simple options in a favorite color and easy-to-pack lunch kits come in a variety of colors and options. Novelty icepacks can also add fun and personality to a lunch kit.

Check off the Supply List

Whether you are looking online or heading to your local store, Dollar General offers school supplies to fit your budget. Find notebooks for less than $0.50 or stock up on an 18 count of pencils for $1. From pencil sharpeners and staplers to erasers and highlighters, a wide variety of desk essentials can be found at Dollar General with prices for $3 or less.  Make checking your list off easy with Dollar General’s online grade bundles that include:

Easy School Snacks

Find lunchtime snacks for less at Dollar General from national brands like Oscar Mayer®, Kraft®, Betty Crocker™ and more, as well as your favorite private brands like Good & Smart™ and Clover Valley®. Tasty fruit snacks made with real fruit juice from Good & Smart™ are a perfect addition to any lunch. Granola bars can be a heart option for an in-between snack like these Nature Valley® Oats ‘n Honey bars that can provide a crunchy, wholesome bite. Multigrain or potato crisps from Good & Smart™ can be a savory side and a better-for-you choice.

*Qualifying purchases include pens, pencils, markers, crayons, paper, notebooks, scissors, binders, folders glue, backpacks and lunch kits.

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 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 18,566 stores in 47 states as of July 29, 2022. 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 

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