Community Outreach

Convenience store retailers giving back to their communities

Buys, renovates former rectory for Stonehill College graduate service program

DUXBURY & BROCKTON, Mass. -- VERC Enterprises, a leading convenience store and Mobil/Gulf gas station operator with locations throughout eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire, recently completed renovations on the former Rectory adjacent to Trinity Academy in Brockton, Mass., and has...

Truckstop chain honors professional drivers, decorated veterans with coffee, rewards

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Pilot Flying J is recognizing two groups--Medal of Honor recipients and professional drivers--with free coffee and other giveaways and rewards during September. As a Hero Sponsor for this year's Medal of Honor Knoxville Convention, which run through Sept. 13, Saturday, Pilot...

Latest fund raiser brings total collected for charity to over $21 million

SALT LAKE CITY -- Corner Store convenience-store associates asked customers to “put their money where the miracles are” this year by purchasing a $1 or $5 Miracle Balloon at the register, surpassing $21 million in total funds raised for the charity. Corner Store raised more than $1.85 million...

Retailer takes aim at cancer with funding for MD Anderson Children's Hospital.
Donates funds to Swim Across America, Muscular Dystrophy Association
Purchases first K9-unit dog for Taylor Police Department
Beverage, c-store companies, conservation group partner to boost recycling
Augments Kangaroo Express campaign with photo contest
PDQ, Dover Foundation donate $10,000 to Make-A-Wish
Donations to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research will continue.