Community Outreach

Convenience store retailers giving back to their communities
Daniel Morrison

Daniel Morrison

A personal note from CSP’s group editor

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- "It's 2:00 in the morning. We are at Hackensack University Medical Center in northern Jersey and are grieving beyond tears and words. Our younger son, Daniel, hasn't been feeling well for a couple of days, complaining of back pain and shortness of breath. Two hours ago, what we...

Wawa Coffee & Care Cart, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Wawa Coffee & Care Cart, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

C-store foundation donates $5 million, will roll out more ‘Coffee & Care Carts’

PHILADELPHIA -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has announced the opening of the new Wawa Volunteer Center, funded by a $5 million philanthropic gift from The Wawa Foundation of convenience-store retailer Wawa Inc. During the press conference, the hospital's existing volunteer...

Initiatives by Aloha Petroleum, Casey’s, GPM, NOCO, Parker’s, RaceTrac, VERC and AFPD

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- The Polynesian Voyaging Society, Wounded Warrior Project, The Gifford School and the residents of Flint, Mich., were among the beneficiaries of recent fundraising campaigns held by convenience-store retailers and an industry association. Here are some recent examples, as...

CFO Manning honored for serving community
Here’s why regional c-store retailer has won Best of Plymouth Award for 9 years in a row
Kum & Go partners with Habitat for Humanity for third year with new promotion
Initiatives by GPM Investments, Jiffy Mart, Parker’s, Speedway, VERC and Green Print
Name change will help organization focus on mission; LTO treat will help raise funds
Convenience-store chain partners with Byways of Iowa for state art initiative
Premiere course suite focuses on “How Truckstops Help People”