Community Outreach

Convenience store retailers giving back to their communities
Bob Graczyk, QuickChek

Bob Graczyk

Thayer invites c-store retailer exec to participate to encourage more hiring of vets

NEW YORK -- Bob Graczyk, QuickChek’s vice president of human resources, was among a select group of military veterans who rang the opening bell of the NASDAQ in Times Square on Veterans Day, November 11. Graczyk, a retired officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve with more than 31 years of service, joined...

Association names retailer it All-Star Service Organization of the Year 2015

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Kum & Go convenience-store chain has been named the All-Star Service Organization of the Year 2015 by the National Customer Service Association. This annual award is presented to a single business that consistently maintains a focused culture of service excellence...

stripes donation

Stripes Convenience Stores vice president of marketing Eduardo Pereda presents a check for $1.35 million to Cindy Schwartz, M.D., M.P.H., Division Head Pediatrics, ad interim, MD Anderson's Children's Cancer Hospital.

Raises more than $1.35 million to help fight cancer

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Stripes Convenience Stores are proud of its customers and team members for raising more than $1.35 million for the University of Texas MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital as part of the "Stripes Celebrates Tomorrows" campaign. The campaign launched in September to...

Veterans Day offer includes turkey sub, fountain drink, car wash with ID
Free meals, car washes, more with military identification
Wawa CEO reflects on Pope Francis’s visit to Philadelphia
Initiatives by Aloha Petroleum, CITGO, Lykins, Rapid Refill, VERC, NACS
Stores will offer anyone in an abusive situation a safe place to call for help
Initiatives by Circle K, Couche-Tard, Kum & Go, Speedway, Stripes, Thorntons
Adds to number of locations offering medical, fitness services