Community Outreach

Convenience store retailers giving back to their communities

Retailer sends fruit baskets to police departments where it has c-stores

DUXBURY, Mass. -- Following the recent police shootings around the country, convenience-store chain VERC Enterprises has sent fruit baskets to police departments in the 25 towns where it maintains stores in appreciation of the work performed by local law enforcement. The idea came about when VERC...

Community-service initiatives by Casey's General Stores, Cumberland Farms, enmarket, Love's and more

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- In this roundup of charitable efforts by convenience stores, you will find donations to national nonprofits, scholarships to deserving students and deliveries to food banks. Here are some recent examples, as well as other ways retailers are showing community support:...

Posting signs to raise awareness and gain police, community assistance

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- Frustrated with the drug problem in Sheboygan, Wis., and tired of seeing customers dying from overdoses, Northeast Standard BP convenience-store owner Dick Hiers decided to bring awareness to the problem, reported the Sheboygan Press . The first signs he posted read “Heroin is...

Initiatives by Aloha Petroleum, CEFCO, Cumberland Farms, Parker’s, Rutter’s, Sunoco LP and Twice Daily

Initiatives by Casey’s, Cumberland Farms, Parker’s, Rutter’s, TA and VERC

Family-owned c-store chain receives award for community service in Pennsylvania
Initiatives by 7-Eleven, Aloha Petroleum, Circle K, CITGO, enmarket and QuickChek
Initiatives by CST Brands, enmarket, QuickChek, Sunoco and A.J. Antunes & Co.
Wawa Day 2016 is 52nd anniversary for chain, second for foundation
A personal note from CSP’s group editor