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Dollar General Extends American Red Cross Partnership

Company Donates $250,000 to Support Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery Efforts

Today, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) furthered its commitment to the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program with a $250,000 donation to provide safe shelter, hot meals, emotional support and resources to people affected by disasters across the country. Since 2001, Dollar General has provided more than $8.5 million in corporate donations and in-store collections to support the Red Cross and its disaster preparedness, response and recovery efforts.

“We are committed to being there for our neighbors across the country in the wake of hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, fires and earthquakes to help rebuild their lives and restore hope,” shared Denine Torr, Dollar General’s vice president of corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. “For 23 years, Dollar General has proudly supported the American Red Cross to prepare for emergencies and supply vital resources to individuals and families when disaster strikes, and we are grateful to our Red Cross partners for their continued efforts."

“As extreme weather events increase in frequency and intensity, we continue to count on forward-thinking Disaster Responder members like Dollar General to help power our relief efforts,” said Anne McKeough, chief development officer at the American Red Cross. “We’re so very grateful for Dollar General’s donation, which underscores their commitment to compassion in times of crisis.”

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of May 3, 2024, the Company’s 20,149 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.




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