Casey's General Stores to Present Donation from "Dog Tag" Campaign to Hope For The Warriors®
Presidents of both businesses to honor military families at check presentation
Mountain Home, AR (PRWEB) July 02, 2015
Throughout the month of April, Casey's General Stores invited customers to give back to military families through their annual "Dog Tag" campaign. On Tuesday, July 7, Casey's General Stores Chairman and CEO, Bob Myers, will present a check to Hope For The Warriors® for nearly $800,000. Hope For The Warriors® is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.
The check presentation will take place at 10 a.m. at the top fundraising store from the campaign in Mountain Home, AR (859 Hwy 62 E, Mountain Home, AR 72653). This store raised $7,117 for military families through the campaign. Casey's General Stores and Hope For The Warriors® will also recognize the store's top staff fundraiser during the presentation.
Patrons of Casey's General Stores were invited to support Hope For The Warriors® by purchasing a "Dog Tag" for $1.00 at any store location. Casey's General Stores displayed the "Dog Tags" throughout the store, providing their customers the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment and support for the sacrifices of military families.
This is the fourth year that Casey's General Stores has supported Hope For The Warriors® through a monthly campaign involving Casey's General Stores employees and customers. In total, Casey's General Stores has donated $2,348,486 to the nonprofit. The donations support programs in Clinical Health & Wellness, Sports & Recreation, Community & Military Relations, and Career Transition & Education.
"Customers and employees of Casey's General Stores are proud to participate in this promotion each year to support Hope For The Warriors® and military families nationwide," said Bob Myers, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Casey's General Stores. "Our community of stores is honored by the opportunity to thank them for their sacrifices to our country."
"The employees and customers of Casey's General Stores go above and beyond to make this a campaign a success year after year," Robin Kelleher, Hope For The Warriors® President said. "This year's donation will make a huge impact on our programs that support military families. On their behalf, we are very grateful."
For more information on Casey's General Stores, visit their website at http://www.caseys.com.
Hope For The Warriors® Mission Statement
Hope For The Warriors® believes those touched by military service can succeed at home by restoring their sense of self, family, and hope. Nationally, Hope For The Warriors® provides comprehensive support programs for service members, veterans, and military families that are focused on transition, health and wellness, peer engagement, and connections to community resources.
Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator (http://www.charitynavigator.org) for four consecutive years. Charity Navigator is 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.
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