Community Outreach

Convenience store retailers giving back to their communities

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

LANCASTER, Pa. -- In a new approach to supporting the fight against hunger in central Pennsylvania, this year's Fall/Winter Food Drive at Turkey Hill Minit Markets now enables customers to earn fuel savings by purchasing nonperishable items to donate in the stores. The Food Drive, which is...

Chain sponsors college military appreciation games

CARY, N.C. -- The Pantry's Kangaroo Express convenience store chain has announced its sponsorship of military appreciation football games held by The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) and North Carolina State University (NC State) as part of its ongoing commitment to support members...

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
Truckstop chain honors professional drivers, decorated veterans with coffee, rewards
Latest fund raiser brings total collected for charity to over $21 million