PRLog (Press Release)
- Jun. 21, 2012 -
NEWTON, IA, June 21, 2012–Casey’
s General Store (www.caseys.com)
will present a donation check of more than $355,000 to Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit organization that assists combat wounded service members, their families, and families of the fallen. The check will be presented by Bob Myers, Casey’s General Store President and CEO and will be handed to Robin Kelleher, Hope For The Warriors® President. The presentation will take place during the Triple Crown Race at the Iowa Speedway on Friday, June 22, 2012 at 7:50 p.m.
This generous donation is the result of a promotion held throughout the month of May in honor of Memorial Day. During the month, Casey’s donated $1.00 to Hope For The Warriors® for every large specialty pizza sold. Through this promotion, the company aimed to raise both funds and awareness for Hope For The Warriors® and to help the growing needs of military families.
“Casey’s General Store customers have once again stepped forward to support organizations such as Hope For The Warriors® who make a difference in the lives of American families,” Myers said. “We know that our customers join us in saying ‘thank you’ to our service members and military families.”
“We are very thankful to Casey’s and to their customers for their generosity,”
Kelleher said. “Restoring military members’ sense of self, restoring families, and restoring hope can only be accomplished with the support of both corporations and individuals.”
The mission of Hope For The Warriors® (www.hopeforthewarriors.org)
is to enhance quality of life for U.S. service members and their families nationwide who have been adversely affected by injuries or death in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors® actively seeks to ensure that the sacrifices of wounded and fallen warriors and their families are never forgotten nor their needs unmet.
Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star rating from Charity Navigator (www.charitynavigator.org)
, an independent organization that evaluates fiscal responsibility and accountability of nonprofits.
Hope For The Warriors® (Federal Tax ID 20-5182295) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity as defined in sections 509(A)(1) and 170(B)(1)(A)(
VI) of the Internal Revenue Code. Combined Federal Campaign, CFC #27800.