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Over $23,000 For Community Programs

John AndersonNovember 14, 2018

Local Travel Store Raises Over $23,000 For Community Programs

The 24/7 Travel Stores donated $3,386.72 to the Abilene Area Food and Clothing Bank. The funds raised during the event can be used however the food banks wish – whether for operating costs, perishable groceries or other needs.

Salina, KS: For ten days in October, locally-owned travel center 24/7 Travel Stores donated 5¢ for every gallon of gasoline sold at its stores to their local food banks. 24/7 Travel Stores has ten locations across nine cities, spanning the state of Kansas: Goodland, Colby, WaKeeney, Hays, Russell, Salina, McPherson, Abilene and Maple Hill.

The amount raised across all locations totaled in $23,917.24. President of the company, Mark Augustine, is excited to see the impact these funds will have. “Food Bank Fill-Up was a huge success far exceeding the amount we set out to raise.” said Augustine. “24-7 Travel Stores wants to thank each food bank, their volunteers and our local communities for getting involved and supporting this event.”

ABOUT 24/7 TRAVEL STORES: 24/7 Travel Stores has 10 locations to serve guests and travelers along the I-70 and I-135 corridors throughout Kansas. These stores are operated by local teams that live and shop in the surrounding area. Many of the hardworking individuals have been with the company for longer than 5 years, some as many as 35 years.

 

Picture: Jeanette Myers, Laura Wilson, Corina Stout, Hannah Snowball, Natalie Dick-24/7 Abilene Manager.

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