Dollar General is Serving Others This Holiday Season
Thu, 13 Nov 2014
Major retailer partners with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®,
the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation and additional
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Dollar General begins its annual holiday giving campaign tomorrow, Nov.
14, as part of its mission of Serving Others. The retailer
is partnering with St. Jude’s Children’s Research HospitalThanks and
Giving® campaign and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots
Foundation’s “You’re the Hero” toy drive, as well as other local toy
drives, to offer customers an opportunity to give back this holiday
“Dollar General is excited to partner with the St. Jude Thanks and
Giving® campaign, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots
Foundation and other local toy drives to make a difference in the spirit
of giving this holiday season,” said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s
chairman and CEO. “Dollar General’s commitment to Serving Others
is reflected through partnerships with these generous organizations that
help to positively impact our communities.”
More than 11,500 Dollar General stores will collect gifts to benefit the
Toys for Tots Foundation’s “You’re the Hero” campaign or another local
toy drive from Nov. 14 until Dec. 8. In addition, Dollar General will
donate $100,000 to Toys for Tots to further its efforts and help even
more children this holiday season.
For the ninth consecutive year, Dollar General is supporting the St.
Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign. From Nov. 14 through Dec. 14
customers may donate $1 or more at check-out to benefit the children of
Since 2006, Dollar General and its customers have supported St. Jude by
contributing more than $10.8 million to the Thanks and Giving®
campaign. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is the global leader in
finding cures and saving children with cancer and other deadly diseases.
Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel,
housing or food because St. Jude believes all a family should worry
about is helping their child receive the best care possible.
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About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for 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,
house wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient
neighborhood locations. With more than 11,500 stores in 40 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.