Funds Will Go to the American Red Cross for Disaster Recovery
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
In response to devastating tornadoes that overwhelmed entire communities
in several southern states, Dollar General Corporation today announced
that it will support recovery efforts with a gift of $100,000 to the
American Red Cross.
"While the storms have passed, the suffering has not. Our neighbors need
support to recover their homes and get back to their normal lives," said
Rick Dreiling, chairman and CEO. "This gift is a gesture of solidarity
on behalf of our employees throughout the country as we all work
together to help these communities get back on their feet."
Dollar General is also encouraging customers to help victims by making
gifts to the American Red Cross through a link at dollargeneral.com.
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 9,300 stores
in 35 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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