"Stripes Fresh Learning Garden seeded by Laredo Taco Company®"
• Grant applications available on Stripes Stores website
• Program includes “Get a Fresh Start Teachers’ Appreciation Breakfast”
(Corpus Christi, TX) March 17, 2014 - Stripes® Convenience Stores announced a new program for elementary school students to learn about fresh vegetables through the Stripes Fresh Learning Garden seeded by Laredo Taco Company grant.The Stripes Fresh Learning Garden will give students in neighboring schools a hands-on experience to understand where food comes from and learn the value of using fresh foods. Beginning today, Stripes Stores will accept applications to award $200 grants public elementary schools throughout the Stripes market areas to plant the seeds that will be the ingredients for tomorrow’s pico de gallo. Grant applications will be accepted until April 20, 2014, at 5 p.m. CST. Teachers interested in applying should visit www.stripesstores.com/giving_back/garden-grant. Selected schools will also receive a “Get a Fresh Start Teachers’ Appreciation Breakfast Party” from Stripes Stores. At Laredo Taco Company a tomato today is tomorrow’s salsa!
Awards will be distributed by September 1, 2014. A limit of one grant may be awarded per teacher per school. Selected schools should begin to prepare a fall harvest garden by September 30, 2014.
About Stripes Convenience Stores
Headquartered in Corpus Christi, Texas, Susser Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SUSS) is a third-generation family led business with over 1,150 company-operated or contracted locations. Susser Holdings is the parent company of Stripes® Convenience Stores and owns the general partner of Susser Petroleum Partners, LP. (NYSE: SUSP). Susser Holdings ranked No. 460 on the FORTUNE 500® for 2013. The Company operates 627 convenience stores in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma, over 580 under the Stripes® banner and 47 under the Sac-N-Pac banner. Restaurant service is available in approximately 400 of its stores, primarily under the proprietary Laredo Taco Company® brand. The wholesale division distributes approximately 1.6 billion gallons of motor fuel annually to Stripes® stores, independently operated consignment locations, convenience stores and retail fuel outlets operated by independent operators and other commercial customers in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. For more information about Stripes® Convenience Stores visit www.stripesstores.com.
For more information contact: Jessica Davila-Burnett, Stripes® Convenience Stores, Public Relations Director O: 361.654.4882 M: 361.290-3257 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org