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Dollar General has begun offering discounts to medical professionals and first responders on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, including hospitals, doctor’s offices and police departments. Employees from hospitals, doctor’s offices and police departments who present their badge or ID at one of its over 16,300 stores will get a 10 percent discount for qualifying purchases made until April 30. Depending on how the COVID-19 pandemic progresses further in future weeks, that promotion could extend. It does not apply to additional coupons and excludes gift cards, phone cards, prepaid Visa cards prepaid wireless handsets lottery tickets lottery ticket rentals tobacco or alcoholic beverages
Dollar General has pledged its dedication to “Serving Others,” including community members, customers and employees. As evidence of that commitment, it recently announced $35 million in bonuses for eligible store, distribution center and private fleet workers working during a six-week period starting mid-March through May 4th; employees also receive an exclusive 30 percent digital coupon discount on its private brands until that day arrives. Stores will dedicate one hour each day for senior customers with less crowded environments while opening early to clean and restock shelves safely.
Established in 1939, Dollar General is America’s neighborhood general store. Since its creation, Dollar General has focused on fulfilling its mission of Serving Others by offering affordable products and services for customers; providing career opportunities to employees; as well as literacy support services in communities in need. Today there are 16,300 stores operating throughout 45 U.S. states as well as 17 distribution centers.