Dollar General, Arbor Day Foundation partner on environmental mission

Dollar General will donate $100,000 to the Arbor Day Foundation, and work with the organization to plant more than 20,000 trees across several states.
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Dollar General’s latest partnership is focused on advancing its community and environmental stewardship efforts.  

The Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based retailer announced that it is partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation and donating $100,000 to the organization. Through this donation, Dollar General looks to help the foundation plant more than 20,000 trees through reforestation and community tree planting events in various states.

“We look forward to partnering in the Arbor Day Foundation’s significant efforts to plant trees that will benefit communities for generations to come,” Denine Torr, Dollar General’s vice president of corporate social responsibility and philanthropy, said. “At Dollar General, we are proud to be good community partners and support positive changes in the communities where we serve, work and live.”

Reforestation projects will take place across Florida, Illinois, Michigan and Ohio, with 5,000 trees allocated to each state, the company said.

Dollar General also will lead community tree planting events across Tennessee, Minnesota, New Mexico and North Carolina.