Community Outreach

Convenience store retailers giving back to their communities

Canister program raised nearly $4,000

HONOLULU -- Aloha Petroleum Ltd. recently donated $3,821.50 to Aloha Harvest to support the organization's efforts to feed the hungry in Hawaii. The company matched the funds raised through its canister collection program at statewide participating Aloha Island Mart stores in August. "Aloha...

David Nelson (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores)

David Nelson

Industry expert David Nelson headlines program

LAS VEGAS -- "Work represents a significant part of our lives, but our lives have a significance that goes well beyond our work," said David Nelson. "Our annual breakfast allows people of faith to begin the day together with a time of sharing and encouragement, and then it's obviously go, go, go at...

C-store retailer has helped more than 900 students since program inception

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Cumberland Farms has announced that it has awarded 130 talented high-school seniors from 11 states with Believe & Achieve Scholarships to help them attend college in the fall of 2014. The convenience store chain's scholarship program began eight years ago and has provided...

Part of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
Buys, renovates former rectory for Stonehill College graduate service program
Truckstop chain honors professional drivers, decorated veterans with coffee, rewards
Latest fund raiser brings total collected for charity to over $21 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