Community Outreach

Convenience store retailers giving back to their communities

Retailer supporting community food banks in N.J., N.Y., joins Check-Out Hunger

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. -- QuickChek is aiding thousands of families in need this year by volunteering at local community food banks ahead of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. A group of 56 volunteers from the convenience store chain's headquarters in Whitehouse headquarters in Whitehouse Station...

Susser Stripes Scholarships (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores)

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Second campaign begins December 1

BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- Julieta Garcia, one of 40 University of Texas at Brownsville students who received a $1,000 scholarship from Stripes Convenience Stores, spoke to fellow scholarship winners, family, friends and staff gathered in the Plumeria Courtyard of Main on November 4. "On behalf of all...

Association of Fundraising Professionals, Triangle Chapter, honors chain

CARY, N.C. -- The Pantry Inc.'s Kangaroo Express convenience store chain has been named the 2014 Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation by the Triangle Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Executive leadership from Kangaroo Express accepted the award at AFP's National...

Customers can lower pump prices by donating to local rescue missions
Chain sponsors college military appreciation games
Canister program raised nearly $4,000
Industry expert David Nelson headlines program
C-store retailer has helped more than 900 students since program inception
Part of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
Buys, renovates former rectory for Stonehill College graduate service program