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Corner Store Raises $2.3 Million for MDA Shamrocks Program
Date:5/8/2013

Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) May 08, 2013

CST Brands, Inc.’s U.S. Corner Store Team Members and customers came through in a big way for an important cause, raising more than $2.3 million for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Shamrocks program.

The popular fundraiser helps support MDA's worldwide research programs, MDA clinics and MDA families with muscle diseases. Additionally, Shamrock sales at Corner Stores help send thousands of children with neuromuscular diseases to nearly 80 MDA summer camps throughout the U.S.

Corner Store customers purchased $1 and $5 Shamrocks, which were prominently displayed on walls and ceilings in each store.

"With more than 1,000 stores across the country selling Shamrocks, we know we have a tremendous opportunity to help MDA families in their fight against muscle diseases,” said Kim Bowers, President and CEO of CST Brands, Inc. “Dedicated employees and our generous customers have made this program a success for more than two decades.”

In 2012, Corner Store raised $2.1 million through the Shamrocks campaign. The company has been associated with the Association for more than 25 years and has raised more than $22 million for MDA.

"Once again, Corner Store has come through for MDA in a very big way by going above and beyond in selling MDA Shamrocks through the month of March,” said Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer Kevin Moran. “Thanks to their enthusiasm and commitment, Corner Store associates were able to rally support from their customers to help break last year’s record. This tremendous effort will help MDA continue to provide help and hope for families who are fighting muscle disease.”

The program started in March and continued through the end of the month.

About CST    
CST Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CST) is one of the largest independent retailers of motor fuels and convenience merchandise in North America. Based in San Antonio, Texas, CST employs nearly 12,000 Team Members at nearly 1,900 locations throughout the Southwestern United States and Eastern Canada offering a broad array of convenience merchandise, beverages, snacks and fresh food. In the U.S., CST Corner Stores proudly sell Valero fuels and signature products such as Fresh Choices baked and packaged goods, U Force energy and sport drinks, Cibolo Mountain coffee, FC Soda and Flavors2Go fountain drinks. In Canada, CST is the exclusive provider of Ultramar fuels and its Dépanneur du Coin and Corner Stores sell signature Transit Café coffee and pastries. For more information about CST, please visit cstbrands.com.

About MDA
MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases today affecting more than 1 million Americans. It does so by funding research, providing comprehensive health care and support services, and through advocacy and education.

In addition to funding more than 250 research projects worldwide, MDA maintains a national network of 200 medical clinics; facilitates support groups for families affected by neuromuscular diseases; and provides local summer camp opportunities for thousands of youngsters with progressive muscle diseases.

For more information, visit mda.org and follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/MDAnational and Twitter @MDAnews.

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