Donation Underscores DG’s ‘Thankful For You’ Employee Recognition
Goodlettsville, Tennessee – January 6, 2022 – Dollar General’s Longview distribution center presented $10,000 to Boys and Girls Club of Gregg County as part of the Company’s mission of Serving Others. The contribution is among a total of $430,000 in donations made this week to local nonprofits and schools through Dollar General’s ‘Thankful For You’ recognition event.
“Continuing our ‘Thankful For You’ festivities into the New Year, we are excited to show our appreciation to local organizations in the communities we call home,” said Denine Torr, Dollar General’s vice president of corporate philanthropy. “We hope these donations not only help get their year off to a positive start, but also bring our mission of Serving Others to life in our hometowns, demonstrating our commitment to being a good neighbor.”
Dollar General’s ‘Thankful For You’ event, held in December, also included the Company’s recognition of its 164,000+ employees for their role in fulfilling the Company’s mission through a weeklong celebration filled with engaging activities and rewards. Additional information on the ‘Thankful For You’ week is available online here.
Individuals interested in becoming part of the Dollar General team are encouraged to review openings to support store, distribution, private fleet and corporate functions and apply online at dollargeneral.com/careers. Dollar General provides employees with competitive wages, world-class and award-winning training and development programs and benefits including day-one telemedicine eligibility and Dollar General’s Employee Assistance Foundation – as well as health insurance coverage options, 401K savings and retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave and adoption assistance to eligible employees.
About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 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 17,915 stores in 46 states as of October 29, 2021. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America’s most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg’s, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.