QuickChek Gives Big Support to Hope For The Warriors One Dollar at a Time

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Convenience store’s donation from “Dog Tag” sales to benefit military families.

QuickChek presents Hope For The Warriors with $75K Donation

We pride ourselves in being active members of the communities we serve and we’re pleased to honor and support our service members and their families who give so much of themselves.

QuickChek customers and employees demonstrated great support to military families with their September “Dog Tag” Promotion. In total, the New Jersey chain raised more than $75,000 for Hope For The Warriors® in support of military families both locally and nationwide. 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.

Throughout the month of September, QuickChek customers were invited to purchase $1 “Dog Tags” in support of military families. Each Dog Tag purchased was signed and posted on the walls of the more than 130 stores.

The Quickchek location in Neptune, New Jersey sold the most Dog Tags with their donations totaling $3,755.

QuickChek presented Hope For The Warriors® with a $75,000 check donation on November 10 at its Neptune, New Jersey location.

“We pride ourselves in being active members of the communities we serve and we’re pleased to honor and support our service members and their families who give so much of themselves,” said QuickChek CEO Dean Durling, whose privately owned-and-operated company based in Whitehouse Station, NJ has 139 retail locations throughout New Jersey and New York.

“We are very humbled by the overwhelming response from QuickChek and their customers to support our military families,” said Robin Kelleher, President of Hope For The Warriors®. “This promotion was a great success due to the dedication of each employee and each customer that participated. Their support will make a tremendous impact on the lives of service members and veterans in New Jersey and nationwide.”

QuickChek is a privately held, family-owned firm, operating more than 130 stores throughout New Jersey and southern New York. Their mission is to be a Great Place to Work, a Great Place to Shop and A Great Place to Invest. All strategies are grounded in that mission, and guided by their core values.

The mission of Hope For The Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org) is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors® is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.

Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star rating from Charity Navigator (http://www.charitynavigator.org) for three 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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