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Corner Stores Kicks Off Children’s Miracle Network Fundraiser

Month-long campaign to benefit 32 children’s hospitals. Now through Oct. 31, Valero Corner Store employees will ask customers to purchase $1 or $5 Miracle Balloon icons to raise funds for 32 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The icons include a coupon for savings on goods in the stores, providing customers an extra incentive to make the

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Speedway Donates $1 Million To Children’s Hospital Foundation

Speedway helps a Tri-State-area children’s hospital through a million-dollar donation. Speedway LLC pledged to raise $1 million throughout the next three years for the Children’s Hospital Foundation. The million dollars is expected to go toward the purchase of two new “Just For Kids” transport vehicles for the pediatric transport team at Kosair Children’s Hospital, and

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NCASEF Raises $410,000 For Nonprofits

The National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees donates nearly half a million to two charities.  The National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees (NCASEF) announced it raised $410,000 for two charities during its 37th National Convention and Trade Show in Honolulu last month. NCASEF raised a total of $340,000 for Hire Heroes USA, a

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CITGO, Condon Oil Support Muscular Dystrophy Association This Summer

CITGO teams with Condon Oil to raise a grand total of $40,286 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) in 2012. Condon Oil teamed with CITGO Petroleum Corp. and members of the Ripon, Wis., community to raise more than $30,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) in 2012. The two companies teamed up for the 13th

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Par Mar Hosts Make-A-Wish Event

The Par Mar Convenience Store in Fairmont, Va. hosted an event on Aug. 1 to support the Make-A-Wish Campaign,  WBOY News 12 reported. The OMEGA and Make-A-Wish campaign are selling “Wish Stars” for $1 at convenience and grocery stores all month long, with the proceeds going to help grant wishes for sick children, such as

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Salute Our Troops Campaign Raises $1 Million in Three Weeks

Campaign continues through Labor Day at Kangaroo Express to support military cause partners. The Pantry Inc. has raised $1 million in just the first three weeks of its “Salute Our Troops” campaign. Through The Pantry’s more than 1,600 Kangaroo Express stores across 13 states, store guests and communities have enthusiastically demonstrated united support for military

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CITGO Rewards Fueling Good Winners

Twelve charities receive CITGO gift cards. CITGO Petroleum Corp. is rewarding 12 charities with $5,000 in Gift Cards to help them extend their Ripples of Good and the impact of their work in their local communities. Almost 1,700 charities entered the Winter Fueling Good program and nearly 151,000 votes were cast to help determine these

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NOCO Express Raises $12,980 for MDA

Through annual Share the Shamrock Spirit campaign employees and customers donate to support MDA programs and services. NOCO Express Stores, its customers and employees came together to show their shamrock spirit in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). As a result of NOCO’s annual “Share the Shamrock Spirit” in-store campaign, a total of $12,980

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PS Food Mart Stores Fight Hunger

In conjunction with the ‘Fight Hunger. Give Hope.’ campaign, PS Food Mart is introducing a smart phone application that provides updates on gas prices and current discounts and promotions. PS Food Mart Charities, created by CITGO Marketer Folk Oil, has launched its third annual ‘Fight Hunger. Give Hope.’ campaign, a fundraiser dedicated to supporting local

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2012 Kraft Nabisco Championship Kicks Off

Fresh & Easy teams up with Kraft Foods, LPGA legends to give young golfers the experience of a lifetime.  Amy Alcott, Nancy Lopez and Kathy Whitworth are set to lead a hall-of-fame field back to Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., for the second annual fresh&easy Charity Pro-Am on March 25, 2012, and

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Kroger Sponsors Honoring Our Heroes Campaign

Kroger associates to present USO with $1.5 million donation at Daytona 500. The Kroger Co. and the USO are strengthening their partnership with a fresh campaign to support men and women in the armed forces and their families. In conjunction with the Daytona 500 celebration on Sunday, Feb. 26, Kroger will launch Honoring Our Heroes,

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Parker’s Opens New Convenience Store

New Bluffton, S.C. location offers discounted gasoline. The Parker Cos., which offers fuel and retail services across southeast Georgia and South Carolina, has opened a new state-of-the-art convenience store in Bluffton, S.C. The newest Parker’s store, located at 1286 Fording Island Road just east of Tanger Outlet Center 1 on Hwy. 278, offers discounted gasoline

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MACS Donates $10,000 To Fight Hunger

Grant helps food bank distribute 50,000 meals. In partnership with the BP “Fueling Communities” program, Mid-Atlantic Convenience Stores (MACS), presented a check of $10,000 to FeedMore’s Central Virginia Food Bank, NACS reported. The grant is intended to help the food bank distribute 50,000 meals to the one-in-seven residents in central Virginia who live in food-insecure

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Kangaroo Teams With BP To Assist Schools

Charleston County School District, Hamilton County Department of Education and Wake County Public School System receive financial assistance from Kangaroo Express and BP’s Fueling Communities. Kangaroo Express has teamed up with BP’s Fueling Communities program to donate a total of $30,000 to three school districts in communities in which they operate. Charleston County School District,

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Fas Mart Donates $10,000 to Local Charity

The donation, given through BP’s Fueling Communities Grant Program, supports the BackPack Program for at-need children. GPM Investments LLC, which operates the Fas Mart convenience store chain has donated $10,000 to the Central Virginia Food Bank through BP’s Fueling Communities grant program. The donations will be used to support the BackPack Program, providing at-need children

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Rutter’s 2011 Charitable Giving Tops $320,000

“We believe these donations have made a lasting impact on the organizations that receive them and those who’ve benefitted from them,” says Rutter’s CEO. Rutter’s Farm Stores made charitable donations to several community organizations, which totaled more than $320,000 in 2011. “In economies as tough as this one, charities need the financial support of the

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NOCO Express Donates To Food Bank of Western New York

“Fighting hunger in Western New York is important 365 days a year, but the need is especially great during the holidays,” says NOCO executive vice president. Tonawanda-N.Y.-based NOCO Express Stores presented representatives from the Food Bank of Western New York with a donation of $2,126 to help feed those in need this holiday season. From

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Superior Petroleum Co. and BP Sponsor Holy Family Dining Project

Change for change jars at local c-stores to help fund renovations. In conjunction with BP’s Fueling Communities Program, Superior Petroleum Company is helping to build a new dining room in Holy Family Institute that will be beautiful and functional, and employ a local artist to create a mural that will transform a hallway into a showpiece

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Help SAC N PAC Raise Funds For St. Jude

Using a social media promotion, SAC N PAC grows donations for St. Jude. To celebrate the season, and in the spirit of giving, SAC N PAC is set to make a donation to St. Jude Children Research Hospital. But just how much the c-store chain gives, depends on its loyal customers. SAC N PAC plans

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Valero Raises Over $1.9 Million For Children’s Miracle Network

Funds raised during four-week campaign will benefit 32 children’s hospitals. Valero Corner Store employees and their customers once again showed their dedication to their communities by raising a total of $1,933,847 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals  during its four-week fundraising campaign Sept. 6 – Oct. 3. The campaign took place in all 991 Corner Store

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Thorntons Honored as 2011 Convenience Store Chain of the Year

Outstanding service, a sincere dedication to its team members and an ongoing commitment to convenience retailing earn the Louisville, Ky. chain the industry’s oldest and most prestigious award. By John Lofstock, Editor. The late Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Inc., once said, “A lot of companies have chosen to downsize. We chose a different path.

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NACS Celebrates the Past, Looks to Redefine the Future

As NACS celebrates the convenience and fuel retailing industry’s remarkable achievements since it was founded 50 years ago, the association is equally looking toward the future, said NACS President and CEO Hank Armour during the NACS Show Opening General Session. It is expected that more than 22,000 attendees from 50 countries will attend the 2011

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Rutter’s Latest Charitable Donations Total $130,000

The York, Pa.-based retail chain’s year-to-date donations to local charities exceed $288,000. Rutter’s has announced a set of charitable donations totaling $130,000 to four central Pennsylvania community organizations.   Rutter’s plans to give $50,000 to the York County Public Library system to provide two years of free Internet access at computers in the libraries. The donation

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Chevron Helps Refurbish Community Park

Chevron co-sponsors remodel of basketball courts in partnership with the New Orleans Hornets. This summer, Chevron partnered with the New Orleans Hornets NBA team to renovate two basketball courts at Rev. Peter S. Atkins Memorial Park in Covington, La. With help from Chevron volunteers, the Hornets organization and members of the community who got to

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Wilson Farms Donates To Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Fundraiser and promotion draw customers to Wilson Farms’ dispensed beverage section. Wilson Farms is donating $8,296 to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, following last week’s Coffee Day fundraiser. On Sept. 13, Wilson Farms celebrated Coffee Day, during which customers helped Wilson Farms fight blood cancers by simply purchasing a hot dispensed beverage including coffee, hot

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