DSCF3277

Love’s Raises $1.5 Million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Funds raised during five-week campaign will benefit 89 children’s hospitals. Love’s Travel Stops raised more than $1.5 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals across the country. The company set a new fundraising record during this year’s five-week campaign. More than 290 Love’s locations nationwide contributed by selling paper donation hearts in the amounts of $1,

Greg Parker, president and CEO of Parker's (right)and Liberty County Board of Education Superintendent Dr. Judy Scherer.

Parker's Fuels The Community

Donates to Liberty County Public Schools. Parker’s has presented a check for $2,000 to Liberty County Public Schools as part of the company’s Fueling the Community program. The donation is part of a $20,000 charitable contribution Parker’s is making this month to area schools in Georgia and South Carolina. Parker’s donates one cent of every

PFJ-e1277994442919

Pilot Flying J Raises Funds For Wreaths Across America

Pilot Flying J is asking professional drivers to join in its “Cup with a Cause” campaign in October-November. With some help from professional drivers across the nation, Pilot Flying J has pledged to raise $100,000 to honor our fallen heroes by supporting Wreaths Across America (WAA). WAA is a non-profit organization dedicated to coordinating wreath-laying

120913-saferdallas

7-Eleven Fights Crime in Dallas

7-Eleven donates to Safer Dallas Better Dallas, and announces a $40 million in-store, crime-fighting initiative in all of its U.S. stores. Dallas-based 7-Eleven Inc. has presented a $300,000 gift to Safer Dallas Better Dallas to fight crime in the Ross-Bennett and Five Points (Vickery Meadows) areas of Dallas. The donation is the first in Safer

7eleven_logo

7-Eleven Launches Feeding America Campaign

Fundraiser coincides with Hunger Action Month. To mark Hunger Action Month, 7-Eleven Inc. is kicking off a national awareness and fundraising campaign to benefit Feeding America and the 37 million Americans it serves. Through the end of the year, customers at participating 7-Eleven stores can make donations of cash and spare change in specially marked

thorntons

Thorntons Partners With Norton Cancer Institute

Helps provide low-cost/no-cost mammogram screenings. As part of its ongoing “Thorntons Challenge” philanthropic commitment toward breast cancer awareness, Thorntons Inc. is partnering with Norton Cancer Institute to provide mobile unit mammogram screenings for women throughout the Louisville metropolitan area later this month.  This important—and often life-saving—initiative is made possible by a $100,000 grant Thorntons has

CITGO resized

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

krogerlogo

Kroger Brings Hope To Hungry Families

Kroger contributes more than $30 million in food and funds to local food banks through charity since 2006. The Kroger Co. commits to bringing hope and help to hungry families throughout the year, but from May 27 through June 9, the company plans to participate in the annual “Bringing Hope To The Table” campaign. “Bringing

gcfd_logo

NRA Donates Meals To Hungry

The 2012 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show Exhibitors donated 41,710 meals to the Greater Chicago Food Depository (GCFD). The National Restaurant Association announced its 2012 Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, hosted May 5 through 8, donated its surplus food to the Greater Chicago Food Depository (GCFD). More than 41,710 meals had been donated by them to

CircleK2

Circle K Florida Donates Over Half A Million Dollars To UCP

Presentation at annual fundraising event underscores support for people with disabilities in Florida communities. Circle K Florida, the largest corporate supporter of United Cerebral Palsy (UCP), presented UCP affiliates with an oversized check for $552,837.73 during an awards dinner and ceremony at the company’s FishStix 2012, an annual golf and fishing tournament at the Sanibel Harbour

speedway

Speedway Raises Funds For Children’s Miracle Network

Month-long campaign to benefit 17 children’s hospitals. Throughout the month of May, Speedway LLC is donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of all fountain drinks and Speedy Freeze purchases to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity that raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals. All funds raised by each Speedway location will

Moneystacks

ExxonMobil Donates $40 Million to U.S. Colleges and Universities

Some 900 educational institutions are receiving funds from a program that matches employee donations. ExxonMobil and its employees are donating $40 million to higher education institutions across the country as part of the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2011 Educational Matching Gift Program. ExxonMobil employees, retirees, directors and surviving spouses contributed $12 million, which was matched with $28

FAS_MART

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

SAC N PAC

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

caseys_logo

Casey’s Annual Halloween Promotion Benefits St. Jude

Customers donate dollars during the month of October to assist the research and treatment of childhood diseases. Casey’s General Stores raised more than $667,000 during October as part of the 20th Annual St. Jude Halloween Promotion. The program raises funds to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, one of the world’s premier centers for the

20111128135943ENPRNPRN-PARALYMPIC-SPORT-TAMPA-BAY-KASEY-YATES-90-1322488783MR

Holiday Hoops for Hope

BP and BP marketer, Automated Petroleum & Energy Co., to present $20,000 donation to benefit Tampa youth and adults with physical disabilities. To fuel the spirit of BP’s sponsorship of the 2012 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams, Tampa-based BP Marketer, Automated Petroleum & Energy Co. (APEC), has teamed up with Paralympic Sport Tampa Bay to

thorntons

Thorntons Donates To Santa’s Workshop Program

Thorntons partners with the Red Cross to provide 100 bicycles and 3,500 care packages to soldiers and their families. On Wednesday, Nov. 16, Thorntons Inc. and the American Red Cross joined forces to show their appreciation for the awe-inspiring sacrifice of the soldiers of Fort Knox, Ky. As part of Thorntons Humanitarian Day event, 300

CircleK2

UCP Honors Circle K

United Cerebral Palsy presents Circle K with its Chair Award at its 2011 Annual Conference. United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) presented Circle K with its Chair Award in recognition of a partnership that has spanned three decades and seen the convenience store chain donate tens of millions of dollars to the charity during the 2011 UCP

Kangaroo squareWeb

Kangaroo Express Donates to ‘Give Kids The World’

Funds will help fulfill the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses. The Pantry Inc.’s Florida Kangaroo Express locations have raised more than $233,000 for Give Kids The World Village (GKTW), a 70-acre, non-profit “storybook” village in Central Florida that provides cost-free, weeklong vacations for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. “Give Kids The World

CircleK2

Circle K Raises $1 Million For UCP

“For more than three decades, our partnership with UCP has been one of the most important outlets for Circle K to give back to the people we serve,” says Circle K spokesperson. Circle K recently donated $332,000 to United Cerebral Palsy (UCP). The donation was raised during Circle K’s FishStix event, an annual golf and

travel centers of america logo

TA Kicks Off Annual Campaign

Donations raised benefit professional drivers in need. TravelCenters of America LLC’s full-service TA and Petro Stopping Centers brands have launched their support of the 2011 customer and employee donation drive to benefit St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF), an organization that helps truck drivers suffering from financial hardship due to medical problems. The

bptruck

BP, Mark Oil Co. Donate $20,000

Donation to benefit Charlotte, N.C. youth and adults with physical and visual disabilities. To fuel the spirit of BP’s sponsorship of the 2012 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams, Charlotte, N.C.-based BP distributor, Mark Oil Co., is teaming up with Paralympic Sport Metrolina to help raise awareness of the benefits of recreational and competitive sports for

By the Numbers

» 13 Months in prison Ashraf “Mike” Ali, owner of 26 Fast and Easy convenience stores in California’s Bay Area, will serve for an elaborate scheme to defraud the Small Business Administration. » 25 Ranking for Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores on Forbes’ 2008 list of the largest private companies in the U.S., a

css.php