Rutter’s has donated over $5 million to worthy causes over the last 12 years.
Throughout 2015, Rutter’s donated over $235,000 to Central Pennsylvania charities. The donations made over the past year have elevated the company’s charitable giving total to over $5 million the last 12 years.
“We believe that our donations to community organizations, primarily those focused on improving the lives of local children, have made a significant and positive impact across the central Pennsylvania counties in which we operate our stores,” said Derek Gaskins, Rutter’s chief customer officer.
Organizations recently receiving assistance are:
- Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia received $25,000 donations to grant five wishes to children in the community with a life-threatening medical condition.
- The York County Food Bank will use the $25,000 donation for renovations to create increased storage space, and provide nutritional education.
- The American Red Cross has chosen to use their $25,000 donation for the Home Fire Relief program that saves lives, reduces injuries and cuts down on needless losses from home fires in Central Pennsylvania.
- Crispus Attucks Association of York received $50,000 to provide education services, human services, community development and affordable housing to York-area residents in need.
Rutter’s has been active in the community since its beginning in 1921. Under the third generation of family leadership, Rutter’s operates 62 convenience stores throughout Central Pennsylvania with Scott Hartman as president and CEO, Todd Rutter as president of Rutter’s Dairy and Tim Rutter as president of M&G Realty.