RACETRAC GUESTS RAISE $35,000 FOR KIDS FIGHTING CANCER
2011 ‘Coffee for a Cause–Camp Sunshine’ promotion funds a child’s visit to camp
ATLANTA – March 30, 2011 — Today RaceTrac Petroleum Inc. announced it raised $35,236 during the course of its March 2011 “Coffee for a Cause” campaign to benefit Camp Sunshine, a local organization committed to enriching the lives of children with cancer and their families through recreational, educational and support programs.
This year’s campaign ran from March 16 to March 18 at all Georgia RaceTrac locations. Funds raised afford more than 40 children battling cancer the opportunity to attend Camp Sunshine this summer.
“The success of this year’s campaign proves our customers’ commitment to helping their communities,” said RaceTrac CEO Carl Bolch. “Camp Sunshine is a cause we believe in wholeheartedly at RaceTrac. I’m proud to know our guests feel the same way.”
This is RaceTrac’s second “Coffee for a Cause–Camp Sunshine” promotion in three years. A similar campaign in 2009 raised $28,500. Both RaceTrac CEO Carl Bolch, Jr. and his wife, Susan, are 27-year supporters of Camp Sunshine and sit on the organization’s board.
“We are ecstatic to welcome so many campers this year, thanks to RaceTrac and its guests,” said Sally Hale, executive director of Camp Sunshine.
For more information or to make a donation, visit www.mycampsunshine.com. To learn more about RaceTrac, go to www.racetrac.com or www.facebook.com/RaceTrac.
Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, RaceTrac has been serving guests since 1934. RaceTrac operates over 300 convenience store locations in 5 southeastern states. A typical RaceTrac store features 4,000 plus square feet of convenience space with over 4,000 items available to satisfy the needs of its guests and up to 24 fueling positions. For more information, visit racetrac.com.
About Camp Sunshine
Camp Sunshine is a non-profit organization, which enriches the lives of children with cancer and their families through recreational, educational and support programs allowing them to share similar experiences and to participate in activities that promote normal childhood development as they cope with the challenges of childhood cancer. Founded in 1983 by Dorothy Jordan, Camp Sunshine provides programs for children with cancer and their entire family including a summer camp, Family Camp weekends, a sibling camp weekend, Family Nights, teen retreats, various outings throughout the state and much more.