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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,

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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

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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

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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

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Chevron’s Fuel Your School Program Expands

Innovative program to fund classroom projects, adds seven communities to the 2012 program. Chevron U.S.A. Inc. has announced the expansion of its Fuel Your School program to nine communities this fall from two communities in 2011.  Fuel Your School will provide useful funding for eligible classroom projects developed by public school teachers and posted to

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CITGO Launches Fall 2012 Fueling Good Program

Registration open for charities, local heroes to win CITGO gift cards. Fueling more than one-million miles of good by assisting more than 200 charities, CITGO Petroleum Corp. is once again launching its Fueling Good program. Now in its fourth year, the Fueling Good program continues to recognize and reward local heroes making a difference in

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FOAC Charity Golf Outing Benefits Chicago-Area Nonprofits

7-Eleven Franchise Owners of Chicagoland invites its team and the public to help out in its annual charity golf outing to support two local nonprofits. 7-Eleven Franchise Owners of Chicagoland (FOAC) wants to fundraise for two local nonprofits by hosting a charity golf outing on Aug 22 at the Gleneagles Country Club in Lemont, Ill.

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Hunt Brothers Pizza Encourages C-Store Support of U.S. Troops

“Hunt Brothers Pizza is a proud American company with a tremendous appreciation of the men and women who serve in our military,” says Keith Solsvig, vice president of marketing for Hunt Brothers Pizza. Hunt Brothers Pizza is asking consumers to donate $1 to Support U.S. Armed Forces when they stop for fuel or pizza at

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Alon Brands Supports Military Recovery Funds

John West, vice president of marketing, said Alon Brands is “honored” to support military family members in a new community project. Alon Brands, Dallas-based supplier and marketer of fuels and the largest licensee of 7-Eleven in North America, announced its support of the new Marine Recovery Fund (MRF). MRF aims to support both service personnel and

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Rutter’s Celebrates Grand Opening

Donates to Loganville, Pa. charities. Rutter’s Farm Stores celebrated the official grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony at its 57th convenience store on June 20, and marked the occasion by donating $1000 to four local charities. The Loganville Fire Co., the Goodwill Fire Co., Jacobus Lions Ambulance Club and the Jacobus, Loganville and Springfield (JLS) Recreation

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Quick Chek Sponsors Iraq And Afghanistan War Veterans

Quick Chek plans to raise money through in-store donations for the veterans living in the New York and New Jersey communities. Quick Chek plans to raise more than $50,000 for the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) this summer at its 130 New Jersey and New York stores. “There is a tremendous amount of

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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

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Rutter’s Golf Outing Raises Money for Children’s Charities

Rutter’s 10th annual golf outing sets records by raising $110,000 to local Pennsylvania charities. Rutter’s raised more than $100,000 in its Rutter’s Children’s Charity golf outing, played May 7-8 at the Out Door Country Club in York, Pa. For the past 10 years, Rutter’s golf outing raised more than $800,000 for organizations whose work is

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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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BP America Supports Olympic and Paralympic Hopefuls

BP Team USA athletes to compete for spot in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. BP America has formally announced its support for nine U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes as they prepare for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, including financial commitments to them and to charities of their choice in communities across

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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

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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

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Jewel-Osco Teams With Food Banks For Hunger Action Month

Give a Little, Feed a Lot Campaign to benefit local food banks.  JEWEL-OSCO, a Midwest food and pharmacy retailer, is partnering with multiple food banks in Illinois and Indiana on a proactive food drive to support Hunger Action Month in September. The campaign, called “Give a Little, Feed a Lot,” which is going on now

Awards Ceremony, Humanitarian Effort Highlight Thorntons’ Annual Meeting

By John Lofstock, Editor “The work we do everyday to satisfy and exceed our customers’ expectations is a result of the outstanding work of the people in this room and I’m proud to work alongside all of you.” That was the message sent last night by Matt Thornton, president and CEO of Thorntons Inc., the

Celebrate the Reason for the Season

It makes not one iota of difference whether you believe in Santa or celebrate Christmas to make a difference in someone’s life at this special time of the year. We all recognize that 2009—like no other year in the past 50—has created a genuine and critical need that provides both an opportunity for all of

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