Fairburn, Ga.-based Geo. H. Green Oil Inc. has raised $21,690 for Greater Atlanta’s Empty Stocking Fund, Welcome House of Newnan, Ga., and In His Great Name Ministry of, Fairburn, Ga.
In a year when charities all over the country have fallen far short of previous totals, The Green Oil, Greenway Store Team surpassed last years total charity donation by 7.3%.
Three very dedicated Company Operated Stores averaged $537 a day for 28 days to achieve some $15,000 of the $21,690 raised.
The balance came from weekly “Silent Auctions” at the Green Oil, Corporate Headquarters with items furnished by loyal Vendors, along with a helping hand from a few supportive dealer stores and thousands of wonderful Customers.
Green Oil owners Ed and Bill Wyatt praised employees for their efforts.
“We are continually astounded by, your compassion and effort in raising great sums of money for area children in need-through your dedication more than 1,080 Children woke up with Christmas Toys, Clothing, Educational Material and renewed hope,” the Wyatt’s said in a joint statement. “God bless you all!”
For more on Green Oil’s charitable efforts and tips for giving back to the community, check out Jim Callahan’s blog exclsuively on CSDecisions.com. And read Jim’s columns every month in Convenience Store Decisions.
PHOTO CAPTION: From right, Donna Nichols, Sandra Candiotti and Linda Bowdoin.