Community Outreach

Convenience store retailers giving back to their communities

Will open sites in neighborhoods of Ferguson, Mo., Chicago, Queens, Milwaukee, Phoenix

SEATTLE – Starbucks has announced strategic initiatives to support economic development and social change in urban communities by helping young get jobs. Starbucks said that it will open coffeehouses in 15 low-to-medium income urban communities, with at least five stores expected to open in 2016...

Vote with Your Dollars, Rutter’s Rewards Schools will help local children’s charities

YORK, Pa. -- Rutter’s Farm Stores will use two new corporate giving programs, Vote with Your Dollars and Rutter’s Rewards Schools, to continue its financial support of local children’s charities, the York, Pa-based convenience-store retailer has announced. Since 2005, Rutter’s has given more than $...

QuikTrip Ferguson, Mo. Urban League

Urban League groundbreaking in Ferguson, Mo., on the site of a former QuikTrip convenience store.

QuikTrip site destroyed during riot to become community, jobs center

FERGUSON, Mo. – The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Inc. (ULSTL) hosted a groundbreaking on July 9 in Ferguson, Mo., on the site of the former QuikTrip convenience store looted and burned during the riot following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown on August 9, 2014. The new Urban...

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