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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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Local Store Marketing: Sports Sponsorships

By: John Matthews, founder and president of Gray Cat Enterprises Inc. Sports sponsorships are terrific ways to build your brand through local store marketing, because they are so flexible in nature.  Creating and fostering a relationship with a local team, while customizing your sponsorship to suit your needs, can catapult your brand further than simply

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Love’s Donates $1.1 Million to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Funds raised during five-week campaign to benefit 89 children’s hospitals. Love’s Travel Stops has raised $1.1 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals across the country during its annual five-week fundraising campaign; a record for the company. More than 270 Love’s locations nationwide contributed by selling paper donation hearts in the amounts of $1, $5, 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

Wilson Farms Steps Up to the Plate

The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York and Wilson Farms have kicked-off the seventh annual “Step Up to the Plate” fundraising campaign to support the homebound elderly and disabled served by Meals on Wheels programs throughout New York. Customers at Wilson Farms, Sugarcreek and Wilson Farms Xpress stores can participate by donating $1

Granting Wishes in West Virginia

The West Virginia Oil Marketers and Grocers Association (OMEGA) and the West Virginia chapters of the Make-A-Wish Foundation kicked off their fundraising drive Monday at the Par Mar Convenience Store at 720 Division St. in Parkersburg, allowing community members to buy stars to help grant wishes of local children with life-threatening medical conditions, Newsandsentinel.com reported.

Shamrocks Against Dystrophy Sets $20 Million Fundraising Record

The Muscular Dystrophy Association today announced that, with 92% of some 10,000 retail locations reporting, its 2010 Shamrocks Against Dystrophy fundraiser is the most successful in the event’s 27 year history.  As of today, the grass-roots initiative with a St. Patrick’s Day theme, has raised more than $20 million to advance MDA’s lifesaving mission. More Shamrocks

CITGO To Send 120 Tons of Aid To Haiti

 CITGO Petroleum Corporation, and its charitable organization the Simón Bolívar Foundation, have started shipping 120 tons of humanitarian aid to Port-Au-Prince, in coordination with the Embassies of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the Republic of Haiti in the U.S. This effort complements the contributions of the Venezuelan people through their government, led by President

Huck’s Raises Nearly $200,000 for Kids

Huck’s Convenience Stores, through corporate and store level fundraising, collected and distributed $195,463 to help kids in its 102 local markets have a great Christmas.   Huck’s “Karing for Kids” program is now in its 6th year of making a difference in r local communities with the simple of idea of providing children whose circumstances

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