Navigation Links
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.

  •     MDA -

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10707137.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Cornerstone Hospice Named as 2013 Hospice Honors Recipient
2. Cornerstone Municipal President to Speak on Tracking Part Time Employment Status Under PPACA
3. Corner Bakery Cafe™ Teams Up with The Mom Strategist Mia Redrick to Help Local Moms Get the Most Out of Motherhood
4. With PF Chang’s Around the Corner, Avoid Injury this Marathon Season
5. Dont cut corners when it comes to clean knives
6. femMED’s Full Line of Products Are Now Available at Target Canada Stores Across the Country
7. Zion Health, Leading Manufacturer of Healing Clay Body Care, Supports Hy-Vee Health Food Stores’ Commitment to the Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NAND)
8. Zion Health Announces Native Remedy; Ancient Clay Organic Soaps with High-grade Bentonite Clay; Now Available at Down to Earth Health food store in Hawaii
9. Online Birkenstock Store BirkenstockCentral.com is offering Life is good® Limited Edition Boston Love Tee Shirt
10. Finishing Touches Added as Hotel Shangrila Continues to Restore this Streamline Moderne Gem
11. Acutrack Integrates Fulfillment Services with Wordpress eStore Merchant Services
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/27/2017)... ... April 27, 2017 , ... Healthcare companies are trying to meet ... reject an outdated healthcare executive resume. , “If you’re a healthcare executive open to ... and wondering if it’s as ready as you are for a new job search. ...
(Date:4/27/2017)... ... April 27, 2017 , ... ... exhibitor sponsorship at MobileIron Live! 2017 in Santa Clara, California. Each ... immersive, educational approach to helping organizations maximize the benefits of mobility in their ...
(Date:4/27/2017)... ... April 27, 2017 , ... Plastic Surgery Associates is excited to ... to present at the upcoming Aesthetic Meeting. Held in San Diego, at the San ... and Canales will lend their expertise to the Premier Global Hot Topics session, speaking ...
(Date:4/26/2017)... ... April 26, 2017 , ... The ... Awards recipients, comprised of organizations and individuals who have stretched the boundaries ... 2017 President’s Awards recognize individuals and organizations on the forefront of healthcare ...
(Date:4/26/2017)... , ... April 26, 2017 , ... ... distinction of Customer Excellence upon National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians ... drives Financial Performance,” said Dr. Jan G. West, Ph.D. , CEO & ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/18/2017)... Viverae ® , a leader in workplace ... IBM ® Watson Campaign Automation, implementing behavioral messaging ... a personalized experience. Through digital engagement, the platform prompts ... real time. The enhanced experience drives engagement by focusing ... they are in their journey to health. ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... , April 18, 2017  Astute Medical, Inc., developer ... series to be presented at the 2017 National Kidney ... today and continues through April 22. Physicians will present ... used to assess risk for acute kidney injury (AKI) ... failure (ADHF). Elevated levels of TIMP-2 ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... 18, 2017  Socionext Inc. and SOINN Inc. ... 2016, in which Socionext extracts and delivers biometrics ... achieved initial results in reading ultrasound images from ... SOINN. The results will be introduced at Medtec ... at booths 4505 & 4507. In ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: