Casey’s General Store Presents Donation to Hope For The Warriors

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Midwest Chain’s May promotion donated to Hope For The Warriors, Military Families

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Casey’s General Store customers have once again stepped forward to support organizations such as Hope For The Warriors® who make a difference in the lives of American military families.

Casey’s General Store (http://www.caseys.com) will present a donation check of more than $390K to Hope For The Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org), a national nonprofit organization that assists post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. The check will be presented by Bob Myers, Casey’s General Store President and CEO and will be presented to Robin Kelleher, Hope For The Warriors® President. The presentation will take place at the Casey’s General Store located at 2601 SE Creekview Dr., Ankeny, IA on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 10 a.m.

This generous donation is the result of a promotion held throughout the month of May in conjunction with Memorial Day. During the month, Casey’s donated $1.00 to Hope For The Warriors® for every taco pizza sold. Through this promotion, the company aimed to raise both funds and awareness for Hope For The Warriors® and to help the growing needs of military families. Vendor partners, General Mills, MARS, Miller Coors, Anheuser Busch, Pabst Blue Ribbon, in addition to other vendors, donated to the nonprofit through sales promotions at Casey’s locations.

“Casey’s General Store customers have once again stepped forward to support organizations such as Hope For The Warriors® who make a difference in the lives of American military families,” Myers said. “We know that our customers join us in saying ‘thank you’ to our service members and military families.”

“We are very thankful to Casey’s and to their customers for making the needs of today’s veterans a priority,” Kelleher said. “Restoring military members’ sense of self, restoring families, and restoring hope can only be accomplished with the support of both corporations and individuals.”

The mission of Hope For The Warriors® 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 two 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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