Community Outreach

Convenience store retailers giving back to their communities

Deadline for entries in 7-Eleven's franchise fee waiver contest due January 25

DALLAS -- Enlistment has been brisk for Operation: Take Command , 7-Eleven Inc.'s first convenience store franchise giveaway contest targeted exclusively to U.S. military veterans, the company said. With the Jan. 25 deadline less than two weeks away, more than 1,200 veterans have completed the...

C-store chain collects more than $770,000, doubled to more than $1.54 million

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Donations to Stewart's Shops set a record in 2014 for its Stewart's Holiday Match donation program, the convenience store retailer said. From Thanksgiving Day to Christmas Day, customers donated more than $770,000, resulting in more than $1.54 million with the company's...

Rutter's charity (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores)

Students and faculty from Janus School in Lancaster County, Pa., accept a check from Rutter's. The money will be used to provide scholarship opportunities to eligible students.

Retailer contributes more than $793,000 to local charities in 2014

YORK, Pa. -- As 2014 came to a close, Rutter's Farms Stores made a fresh donation of $150,000 to seven schools to bring the convenience store company's total charitable donations to more than $793,000 for 2014, the company has announced. Previously, Rutter's had donated $580,000 in scholarship...

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Holiday event celebrates military, families, thanks them for service
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