March of Dimes Announced Stripes® Convenience Stores As Their #1 Texas Corporate Partner. The Company has raised $3.2 million dollars since 2008 and it ranked #11 in the nation.
March of Dimes Announced Stripes® Convenience Stores As Their #1 Texas Corporate Partner
The Company has raised $3.2 million dollars since 2008 and it ranked #11 in the nation.
(Austin, Texas) January 20, 2014 – Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, President of the March of Dimes Foundation, recognized Stripes Convenience Stores as the #1 Texas Corporate Partner at an awards luncheon held at the Park City Club in Dallas, Texas. March of Dimes officials also announced Stripes Stores is ranked #11 nationwide as a Corporate Partner.
Since 2008, Stripes Convenience Stores has raised over $3.2 million for the March of Dimes, one dollar at a time, through its annual cut-out fundraising campaign held at all Stripes locations in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma. Stripes Stores have a long-standing tradition of investing in health and education programs that focus on children and youth.
“We want to congratulate the Stripes Stores team on this amazing accomplishment and working to become the Top Corporate Partner in Texas,” says Darcie Wells, March of Dimes Texas Chapter State Director. “Their contributions make a strong statement about their partnership with March of Dimes and make a clear demonstration of their proactive approach to addressing one of the most urgent health problems in the US, prematurity. We are grateful to Stripes and Stripes’ customers, for making a difference, one dollar at a time”
One of the most urgent infant health problems in the U.S. today is premature birth. It affects nearly half a million babies each year. The March of Dimes is committed to reducing this toll by funding research to find the answers to premature birth and providing comfort and information to families who are affected.
About March of Dimes- The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. With chapters nationwide and its premier event, March for Babies, the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. For the latest resources and information, visit marchofdimes.com or nacersano.org.
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 over 575 convenience stores across Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma under the Stripes Convenience Stores banner. Restaurant services are available in more than 370 of its stores, primarily under the proprietary Laredo Taco Company® brand. The wholesale division distributes over 1.5 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.