The Nexxus Group’s client-partners are top shelf and shine especially bright when engaged in charitable efforts. Here are just a few recent examples of their good work as committed community partners:
Speedway supports Children’s Miracle Network
The 27th annual Speedway Miracle Tournament at NCR Country Club raised more than $2.5 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Since 1991, Speedway’s charitable efforts have raised more than $100 million for 58 CMN hospitals in communities where it operates.
“This incredible milestone is a testament to the generosity of Speedway’s customers, business partners, and employees. It is amazing to witness the life-changing work these hospitals do to help with so many sick and injured kids and their families, each and every day of the year,” said Speedway President Tony Kenney.
H-E-B raises $9 million for multiple charities
The 33rd annual H-E-B Tournament of Champions held June 6-8 raised $9 million. That charity also surpassed the $100 million plateau of funding for more than 600 organizations since its inception in 1986.
“We are honored to have surpassed such a significant milestone. For more than three decades, we’ve teamed up with some amazing vendors, suppliers and partners,” said Winell Herron, Group Vice President of Public Affairs and Diversity and Environmental Affairs. “Investing in the people and communities we serve is what the H-E-B Tournament of Champions is all about and we look forward to the next $100 million.”
Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards $3.4 million
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded $3.4 million to more than 900 schools and nonprofit organizations in 44 states. That brings total funding to more than $159 million in the 25 years since the foundation began.
“Dollar General’s mission is serving others, and this commitment comes to life through Dollar General Literacy Foundation grants that will impact thousands of students across the country,” said CEO Todd Vasos.
Wawa Foundation donates $50,000 to STRIVE
The Wawa Foundation has donated $50,000 this year to the John F. Scarpa Technical Education Center of Cumberland County. The donation supports the STRIVE (Students Training Rigorously in Vocation Education) program. STRIVE educates special needs students and helps them to achieve full educational and independence potential. A portion of the funding will also help defray the school’s costs to participate in Special Olympics.
Turkey Hill supports several charities
Turkey Hill Minit Markets earmarked more than $66,000 raised through its sponsorship of music and golf events to five charities — $34,000 to the Pennsylvania Veterans Foundation and $8,000 each to Caitlin’s Smiles, Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services, Kisses for Kaeden and The Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute.
Cenex Zip Trip assists Backpacks for Kids drive
In July, Cenex Zip Trip partnered with The Salvation Army for the Backpacks for Kids campaign. Cenex has raised more than $300,000 for Backpacks for Kids in the past seven years, providing local families in need with backpacks packed with school supplies.