GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is supporting the American Red Cross with a
$50,000 corporate donation to support the relief and recovery efforts in
Texas and Louisiana following devastating floods from Hurricane Harvey.
Now through September 9, 2017, Dollar General stores are also collecting
donations to benefit American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief in more
than 14,000 locations across the 44 states it serves, and online
customers may find a donation link to support the American Red Cross'
Hurricane Harvey relief efforts at www.dollargeneral.com.
"Through our deep commitment to our mission of Serving Others
and helping the communities we call home, Dollar General is working to
help provide the needed resources to provide aid to those affected Texas
and Louisiana," said Todd Vasos, Dollar General's CEO. "We know these
donations and resources will be put to work by the American Red Cross to
support individuals and families recover from these devastating floods."
For nearly two decades, Dollar General has partnered with the American
Red Cross through corporate and in-store collections to better support
the organization's recovery efforts and serve communities in their time
"The Red Cross is grateful for Dollar General's contribution, which
allows our organization to provide much-needed help to communities
impacted by Hurricane Harvey to support people as they deal with the
impact of this disaster and in the weeks following as they work to
rebuild their lives," said Elizabeth Penniman, vice president,
Communications at the American Red Cross.
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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, clothing for the family, housewares and seasonal items at low
everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General
operated 14,000 stores in 44 states as of August 19, 2017. In addition
to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from
America's most-trusted brands 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.
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