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Dollar General




Dollar General is the nation's largest discount retailer with over 12,500 stores across 43 states, and a leading Autism Speaks corporate partner; bringing hope to families with autism since 2010. With unbelievable focus and passion, Dollar General employees and customers have seen their annual fundraising results increase from $400,000 in 2010 to more than $1.2 million in 2016 for a 7-year total of over $8 million through 2016!

Each year, during April Autism Awareness Month, Dollar General employees offer customers the opportunity to make a donation to Autism Speaks during check-out. The in store campaign is a model of success in raising awareness and funds for individuals and families affected by autism, raising more than $1,254,000 in 2015! In recent years, Dollar General has also allowed their stores to host free clinical screenings for young children to empower families through information and access to care. Hats off to Dollar General’s employees and customers – you are an inspiration to us all!


Total Contributions to Autism Speaks: $8,244,005
Provider Since: 2010

2015 Campaign: Bringing Hope With Every Dollar
Campaign Duration: April 2016
2016 Contribution: $1,254,812

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