“We felt it was a good time to make these important contributions to the communities we serve,” says GPM Investments spokesperson. GPM Investments LLC, which operates both the Fas Mart and Shore Stop convenience store chains, has raised $80,000 and allocated $40,000 worth of coffee for donation to 16 local charity organizations located throughout the
Pictured: John Bushaw, general manager of Fairburn Family Travel Center for the past eight years, and Donna Nichols an 18-year veteran Green Oil employee and champion fundraiser. Geo. H. Green Oil Co.’s annual Charity Fund Raising efforts were successful in raising some $24,000 for its three adopted charity partners – Greater Atlanta’s “Empty Stocking Fund,”
The first-ever Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl is raising money and awareness about the issue of hunger in the U.S. The bowl celebrates the culmination of Kraft Foods’ HUDDLE TO FIGHT HUNGER program, which is the food company’s largest-ever branded initiative to fight hunger in America. The goal of the program is to donate as many
Exxon Mobil Corp. pledged $1 million at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) to invest in the expansion of high impact, sustainable technologies that advance women economically in the developing world. The program is expected to directly benefit more than 13,500 people, with indirect benefits reaching more than 475,000 people in the next two years. The
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores are asking customers to purchase a $1, $5 or $25 Miracle Balloon icon to raise funds for Children’s Miracle Network, a children’s charity that raises funds for more than 170 pediatric hospitals. The fundraiser runs from Aug. 27-Sept. 30, and customers are encouraged to participate in a variety of
YoCream International Inc. raised $8,000 for the Brian Grant Foundation at a fundraising event held at its company store in Portland. YoCream announced that all sales revenue generated on July 31 at the YoCream Frozen Yogurt Company Store would go to support Parkinson’s awareness, education and research and Portlanders showed up in crowds to show
Maverik Inc. and GSP Marketing Technologies have co-sponsored the latest edition of the Kick Start reality TV show that takes risk-adverse individuals on extreme adventures to “kick start” their lives. GSP Marketing Technologies won the rights to be in the show as part of a Maverik sponsored auction that benefits the Special Olympics of Utah.
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.