Dollar General Discounts for Medical, First Responders & National Guard
In a press release, Dollar General extended a appreciation discount to Coronavirus heroes. “Major Retailer Demonstrates its Appreciation to Front-Line Individuals with 10 Percent Discount.”
Through April 30, 2020, Dollar General will offer 10% off at more than 16,300 stores. To receive the discount, qualified persons need only to show their work badge while checking out. Of course, they will evaluate extending the offer in the coming weeks, based on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dollar General Announces Discounts
Goodlettsville, Tennessee – March 30, 2020 – Beginning today, Dollar General is proud to provide all medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen with a 10 percent discount on qualifying purchases*. Individuals can present their employment badge or ID at more than 16,300 stores to receive the discount.
“At Dollar General, we are deeply appreciative for the ongoing and brave work that our medical professionals, first responder communities and National Guard activated continue to perform during these unprecedented times,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s CEO. “To demonstrate our heartfelt gratitude for these individuals’ tireless service to their communities, we are proud to help support them with this discount. On behalf of the entire Dollar General family, we would like to thank all of the physicians, nurses, pharmacists, paramedics, police officers, fire fighters, Guardsmen and other health care and front-line professionals working to support and care for our neighbors and communities.”
Dollar General will offer the discount through April 30, 2020 and plans to evaluate the possible extension of the offer in the coming weeks, based on the evolution and status of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Appreciating Employees & Customers
In addition, Dollar General is showing its appreciation to employees who are continuing to serve customers and communities. Dollar General plans to invest about $35 million in bonuses. This will go to all eligible store, distribution center and private fleet employees. Of course, it’ll be for those who work during a six-week period beginning in mid-March. They also will provide all employees with a 30% digital coupon discount on its private brands through May 4, 2020.
Earlier this month, Dollar General announced they will have special Senior Hours during the pandemic for senior customers, so they could have the opportunity to shop for essential items in a less crowded environment. Stores are also closing an hour early to clean and re-stock shelves.
Dollar General Penny List
While clearance shopping is not top of mind for most people, when you’re ready to shop we have the list. Visit our Dollar General Penny List to learn how these discounts work and when to score them.