Dollar General Continues its Mission of Serving Others this Holiday

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dollar General plans to celebrate this holiday season through its
mission of Serving Others. In that spirit, the company is
continuing its longstanding partnerships with the St. Jude Children’s
Research Hospital’s Thanks and Giving® campaign, the Marine Toys
for Tots Foundation and other local toy drives to help support the
communities across the 44 states it calls home.

To provide further aid and assistance for these organizations’ efforts,
Dollar General also plans to make a $100,000 donation to the Marine Toys
for Tots Foundation and a $75,000 donation to the Thanks and Giving® campaign,
as well as collect customers’ donations in stores to support these

Dollar General customers may donate $1 or more at check-out to benefit
the St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign from Friday, November 17
until Friday, December 15. Dollar General is proud to provide support
for the twelfth consecutive year to St. Jude Children’s Research
Hospital, the global leader in finding cures and saving children with
cancer and other deadly diseases. Since 2006, Dollar General and its
customers have provided more than $17.4 million to the Thanks and
® campaign.

Also beginning Friday, November 17, Dollar General will aim to make the
holidays brighter for children by collecting toys and holiday items
through a toy drive partnership with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation
and local toy drives. Customers may drop off donations through Friday,
December 8 at their local Dollar General store.

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About Dollar General Corporation
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 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 Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars,
Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg’s, General Mills, and PepsiCo.
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