While we’ve developed into one of the biggest discount chains, we continue to incorporate our 75-year-old mission of Serving Others into everything we do, from our customers to our tight-knit community. Our reach goes far beyond our stores; the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, in honor of Dollar General’s co-founder, J.L. Turner, whom was functionally illiterate, and initiatives such as Toys for Tots are just some examples that show we care about our communities.
"Because it is one of the most giving companies I have ever worked for. The little things we do add up to a LOT of help in the world, and that makes me part of something big!"
— Greg, District Manager
When Kelly, an assistant store manager in Meridian, Mississippi, saw a need in her community, she decided to make a difference by Serving Others.
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) acknowledgment of the long-term and generous contributions the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has made to enhancing children's literacy.