Community Outreach

Convenience store retailers giving back to their communities
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...

Aloha Petroleum

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...

Bob Manning Lykins

Bob Manning

CFO Manning honored for serving community

MILFORD, Ohio -- Lykins Energy Solutions vice president and CFO Bob Manning has been awarded The William H. Over Leadership Award honoring individuals that continually and consistently rise above the ordinary in order to serve the people and influence the growth of Clermont County. “Bill Over was...

VERC Enterprises
Here’s why regional c-store retailer has won Best of Plymouth Award for 9 years in a row
Kum & Go Habitat for Humanity
Kum & Go partners with Habitat for Humanity for third year with new promotion
Crockett Gilmore Baltimore Ravens
Initiatives by GPM Investments, Jiffy Mart, Parker’s, Speedway, VERC and Green Print
Sheetz for the Kidz cookie
Name change will help organization focus on mission; LTO treat will help raise funds
Byways of Iowa Foundation Casey's
Convenience-store chain partners with Byways of Iowa for state art initiative
National Association of Truck Stop Operators NATSO human trafficking
Premiere course suite focuses on “How Truckstops Help People”
Weigel’s Christmas shopping spree
Initiatives by CPD, CST, Love’s, Minnoco, Parker’s, NOCO, Weigel’s, GSP