Retailer makes care packages available for purchase and offers an
online video thank-you service
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is making it convenient for shoppers to
support men and women serving in the military. Throughout November,
shoppers can record a message of gratitude or send a care package
"As we gather with friends and families this month to give thanks, we
want to salute those who are serving our country," said Rick Dreiling,
Dollar General's chairman and CEO. "We're happy to offer our customers
these unique opportunities to say thanks to the men and women who have
dedicated their lives to protecting our freedom."
Throughout the month, customers may purchase care packages for a soldier
online at www.dollargeneral.com/military.
The available care packages include male or female-specific essential
health and beauty items such as deodorant, shaving supplies and medicine
for $20 or $30. Customers will provide the soldier's mailing address and
Dollar General will ship the packages for free to any valid address in
the United States including any APO/FPO.
consumers can record a thank-you message for troops via webcam or upload
a message from their computer. Well-wishers will be able to upload
videos year-round. For more details, visit www.dollargeneral.com/military.
Dollar General is deeply committed to supporting veterans, active
military servicemen and their families throughout the year. The company
employs more than 3,500 veterans and more than 450 National Guard and
About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for
more than 70 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, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday
prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 9,600 stores
in 36 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer
in America. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General
sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter
& Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco,
Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.
Dollar General Corporation
Tawn Earnest, 615-855-5209
Source: Dollar General Corporation
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