Englefield Oil Helps Humane Society, Ronald McDonald House

Retailer also No. 1 fundraiser for local Relay for Life

HEATH, Ohio -- Englefield Oil Co. has continued to be active in its Ohio communities, making two donations through BP's Fueling the Communities program, as well through an ongoing effort with Relay for Life to raise funds in honor of an employee lost to cancer

Presidents Bill Englefield IV and Ben Englefield recently presented the Licking County Humane Society with a check for $10,000 on behalf of BP's Fueling the Communities.

This donation will aid in the building of the organization's new facility in Newark, Ohio. 

Bill Englefield IV and Ben Englefield also recently present the Ronald McDonald House of Columbus, Ohio, with a check for $10,000 on behalf of BP's Fueling the Communities.

There will be a room at the central Ohio Ronald McDonald house made in the name of Englefield Oil Co. and the Duchess Shoppe convenience store brand. 

And Englefield Oil participated in the local 2012 Relay for Life, raising $11,421.50 of the $96,000 total from the event, making it the No. 1 fundraising team for the 2012 event.

Englefield Oil joined the Relay for Life in 2005 after losing a longtime employee, Almeda Nichols, to cancer, and each year it has dramatically increased the amount of money it has raised.

BP Fueling Communities provides grants to local charities that are nominated by local BP business owners to support the communities in which they do business. Fueling Communities gives back to local organizations that support health, education, youth, food and housing in order to spread charity and goodwill wherever it's needed most.

A concept Englefield Oil began in 1970, more than 125 Duke/Duchess Shoppes throughout Ohio and West Virginia serve customers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Featuring groceries, snacks, ice cold beverages, many locations also have homemade, fresh daily sandwiches and more.