Parker’s convenience store chain donates a portion of proceeds from every gallon of gas purchased.
Parker’s, headquartered in Savannah, Ga., has is helping to fund local schools as part of its Fueling the Community Program. On Dec. 1, it presented a check for $5,000 to Bryan County Public Schools.
“We’re delighted to support Bryan County teachers and students through our Fueling the Community program,” said Jeff Bush, director of fuel management for Parker’s. “We believe in the power of education and want to make a positive impact right here in Bryan County.”
Parker’s donates a portion of the proceeds from every gallon of gas purchased at all 40 of its convenience stores on the first Wednesday of each month to community schools through the Fueling the Community program. The company’s charitable initiative officially launched in the fall of 2011 and donates more than $100,000 each year to public and private schools in every community where Parker’s stores are located.
Customers can sign up for a PumpPal card online at www.PumpPalClub.com to select a school of their choice for their one cent per gallon donation. Existing PumpPal members can access their account online and select a specific school to receive donations.
Parker’s currently operates 40 convenience stores across the region and employs nearly 500 individuals throughout Georgia and South Carolina. The company, which completes more than 80,000 transactions daily, will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2016.