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Jiffy Mart, Tevis Propane Team To Fight Breast Cancer

“This year we decided to increase awareness by partnering with Tevis Propane and expanding over the months of September and October,” says Jiffy Mart general manager. Jiffy Mart, a division of Tevis Oil Inc., is spending the months of September and October contributing to the welfare of the communities in which it does business. Partnering

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Food Lion Expands In South Carolina

Food Lion unveils six new stores it acquired from grocery store chain Bloom, and assures customers it plans to offer as many of Bloom’s key products as possible. The Food Lion is increasing its business in Greenville, S.C., with the opening of  six new stores it acquired from grocery chain Bloom. Seven Bloom stores in

CITGO Q Mart and Quality State Oil Lead Toy Drive

  For the third consecutive year, CITGO Q Mart stores across Sheboygan, Wis.,  are collecting toys and games for needy children as part of the Salvation Army Toy Drive. Area motorists can drop off new, unwrapped toys and games at six CITGO Q Mart stores, as well as the Quality State Oil headquarters at 2201

CITGO Fundraises for Flood Victims

Torrential rains over the past two weeks have caused floods and mudslides across much of Venezuela, forcing more than 100,000 people out of their homes.   Out of great concern for the victims of this tragedy, CITGO and its corporate volunteer group, CITGO in Action, are leading a drive to raise funds for the people

PS Food Mart Launches Food Drive

Led by the Hillsdale PS Food Mart CITGO, 27 PS Food Mart Stores in 17 communities across South Central Michigan and Toledo, Ohio rallied their customers and neighbors in support of families in need. Generous donors purchased nearly 28,000 Kellogg’s PopTarts, which were donated to 24 different food pantries, homeless shelters, after school programs and

Southwest Convenience Stores LLC Fundraises For USO

Odessa, Texas-based Southwest Convenience Stores LLC, the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the U.S. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALON USA, is again embarking on a fundraising initiative to benefit the USO for the fourth consecutive year. Southwest Convenience Stores, which operates more than 300 stores in Texas and New Mexico, is set to offer its customers

Kroger Partners With Salvation Army

The Salvation Army’s iconic Red Kettles are once again scheduled to ring in the season at The Kroger Co.’s family of stores. Customers and associates generously support the campaign each year, helping provide food, clothing, toys and social services in the communities where funds are raised. “We couldn’t do what we do in communities nationwide

Thorntons To Donate $1 Million

Thorntons has pledged $1 million dollars to 21st Century Parks, a nonprofit organization that creates new parks for Louisville, Ky. Thorntons Inc. is a locally-based and owned company in Louisville, Ky., and has been a long-standing supporter and provider for this community. “We are very excited to support this project,” said Matt Thornton, president and

Chevron Fuels Schools Promotion

During the month of September, Chevron’s Fuel Your School promotion, with the help of California drivers, raised $858,445 for schools in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. To participate, customers simply had to fill up their gas tanks at participating Chevron stations in Alameda or Contra Costa between Sept. 1 and Sept. 30. Chevron then donated

Tri-State Petroleum Goes Pink for a Day

Tri-State Petroleum Corporation, a family-owned convenience store operator and wholesale distributor of motor fuels in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania, is going pink for a day to raise money for breast cancer awareness. The company has encouraged employees at its 50-plus locations to wear pink on Oct. 29 in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness

Love’s Donates $1 Million

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is donating $1 million to Children’s Miracle Network, a charity that raises funds for more than 170 children’s hospitals.    Each September, customers are encouraged to purchase paper heart icons valued at $1, $5 or $25 Customers also participate in other local fundraising events hosted by Love’s employees, such

CITGO Launches ‘100 Days of Get & Give’

CITGO Petroleum Corp. kicks off its 2010 Fall Fueling Good campaign today, Oct. 13, to recognize and reward more charities and individuals who are making a difference in their local communities. Charities, community groups and individuals can get involved in the “100 Days of Get & Give” by submitting an entry at www.FuelingGood.com. Participants will

Hess, Red Sox Hit Home Run For Kids

Hess Corp.’s home run program with the Boston Red Sox is benefiting two local institutions serving children’s medical needs. Children’s Hospital Boston’s Trauma Program and the Jimmy Fund through the Red Sox Foundation each received a $55,000 check from Hess Retail Territory Manager Terri Bean at an on-field presentation at the Red Sox game on

United Supermarkets Donates To Food Bank

Lubbock, Texas-based United Supermarkets and its guests donated an additional $28,614 and 8,338 pounds of food to South Plains Food Bank during the company’s recent mini food drive at its 10 stores in Lubbock County. Following the public announcement in early August that the food bank was facing a critical shortage of food, United responded

United Supermarkets Donates To Food Bank

Lubbock, Texas-based United Supermarkets and its guests donated an additional $28,614 and 8,338 pounds of food to South Plains Food Bank during the company’s recent mini food drive at its 10 stores in Lubbock County. Following the public announcement in early August that the food bank was facing a critical shortage of food, United responded

Snoop Dogg Cup To Benefit SYFL

Snoop fans who want to support the Snoop Youth Football League (SYFL) can head into any participating 7-Eleven store across the U.S. to purchase his signature cup, on sale from Sept. 1 through Oct. 18 or while supplies last. 7-Eleven guarantees a $250,000 minimum donation to SYFL, but the support could increase depending on the

VERC Enterprises Fundraises For Flood Victims

In response to the devastating floods recently experienced in the country of Pakistan, VERC Enterprises, an independent convenience store, gasoline station and car wash operation with 23 locations throughout eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire, has initiated a fundraising effort at each of its stores to assist those affected by the natural disaster. “VERC Enterprises currently

Kwik Trip Fundraisings For HFH

Kwik Trip Stores are helping raise funds for Habitat for Humanity, pledging to donate 15% of in-store purchases made with a special Rewards Card to the Merrill, Wis., Habitat for Humanity, Wausau Daily Herald reported. Those who sign up for the cards will receive a $30 credit to spend at any Kwik Trip store. Sign-up forms will

Fashion and Function

  Celebrity designers Nicky Hilton and Nicole Miller have created the ultimate fashion accessory: York Mints Designer Tins to benefit the Young Survival Coalition. The intricately designed tins house the latest mint offering from York’s: a soft mint center surrounded by alayer of dark chocolate and hard-candy shell. Hilton’s tin features a chic black and

Wawa’s Annual Summer Blood Drive Underway

This summer Wawa is making it easy for customers to donate blood by offering a blood drive at more than 25 Wawa sites to help the American Red Cross save lives. The blood drive, already underway, will continue until Aug. 28 in four of Wawa’s operating states: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia. Last year,

ISU Wins Krause Challenge

Kum & Go L.C. announced that Iowa State University is the 2010 winner of the Krause Challenge. Launched in 1998 by W.A. Krause, founder and chairman of Kum & Go, the Krause Challenge gives finance students at The University of Northern Iowa, Drake University, Iowa State University and the University of Iowa real world investment

CITGO Rewards Local Charities

CITGO Petroleum Corp. is launching its 2010 Fueling Good campaign on June 1 to recognize and reward charities and individuals making a difference in the lives of others. Charities, community groups and individuals can join Fueling Good and submit their entries at www.FuelingGood.com for an opportunity to win up to $2,500 in CITGO Gift Cards,

Rite Aid Foundation Donates To Flood Victims

The Rite Aid Foundation is donating water, food, cleaning and first aid supplies to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to help the victims, families and communities affected by the recent flooding in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee. “Flood waters can wreak damage on homes and can take days to recede. As our operations in the

Valero Texas Open Raises $8 Million for Charity

The Valero Texas Open and Benefit for Children Golf Classic have raised $8 million for children’s charities. Despite the lingering economic difficulties facing all industries, the amount generated for charity matches last year’s total, and is likely once again to make the Valero Texas Open the top fundraising event on the PGA TOUR. Funds are

Rutter’s Pledges $50,000 to York JCC

York, Pa.-based Rutter’s Farm Stores has pledged a lead gift of $50,000 to help the York Jewish Community Center celebrate its 100th anniversary by building a “natural playscape” playground. Rutter’s, which traces its York County farm roots to 1747, has been a long-time supporter of the JCC. “We have a lot of respect for the

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