Benefiting local charities, civic organizations, school districts, military and veterans groups, and first responders including local police, fire, EMS, and sheriffs’ departments in the communities served by its 435 Yesway and Allsup’s stores
(FORT WORTH, Texas – March 8, 2023) – As Yesway, one of the country’s fastest growing convenience store chains, continues to grow, it strives to play a vital role in the communities where each of its stores is located. Through its efforts over the past two years, Yesway has raised more than $1 million during its annual Golf & Clays Classic charitable fundraising tournaments. Held annually at the Cowboys Golf Club and Elm Fork Shooting Sports in Dallas, Texas, beneficiaries of the 2022 event included Operation Homefront, a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to help build strong, stable, and secure military families so that they can thrive in the communities they have worked so hard to protect, and the Christian Outdoor Alliance.
Additionally, Yesway recognizes and actively supports the communities where its stores are located and in which its team members reside. The company donated over $54,000 in 2022 alone to the following local charities, civic organizations, military and veterans groups, and first responders including local police, fire, EMS, and sheriffs’ departments, many of whom were recognized publicly during check presentation ceremonies at new Yesway and Allsup’s store Grand Opening events throughout the year:
- Azle Police Dept.
- Boys and Girls Club of Lubbock
- Breckenridge Fire Dept.
- Breckenridge Police Dept.
- Canyon Fire Dept.
- Canyon ISD
- Chavez County Sheriff’s Dept.
- Decatur ISD
- Decatur Police Dept.
- Eddy Co. Sheriff’s Dept.
- Frenship High School
- Friona Police Dept.
- Friona VFD
- Guymon Police Dept.
- Loaf and Fishes Food Ministries
- Merkel Elementary School
- Merkel Fire Dept.
- Mineral Wells Fire Dept.
- Mineral Wells Police Officers Assoc.
- Rankin ISD
- Robert Lee VFD
- Roswell Fire Dept.
- San Angelo Fire Dept.
- San Angelo Police Dept.
- Sudan Police Dept.
- Taylor County Sheriff’s Dept.
- Upton County Sheriff’s Dept.
- West Coke County EMS
“We are grateful to our partners and suppliers for their generous support, and thank them all for joining us in supporting the communities our devoted customers, team members, neighbors, and fans call home,” said Tom Trkla, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Yesway.
To find the Yesway or Allsup’s store closest to you, please visitwww.Yesway.com/locations orwww.Allsups.com/allsups-locations/.
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About Yesway: Yesway is one of the fastest-growing convenience store operators in the United States. Established in 2015, Yesway is a multi-branded platform headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, which operates 435 stores located in Texas, New Mexico, South Dakota, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Wyoming, Oklahoma, and Nebraska. Yesway operates its portfolio primarily under two successful brands, Yesway and Allsup’s, with sites that are differentiated through a leading food service offering, featuring Allsup’s famous deep-fried burrito, and a wide variety of high-quality grocery items and private-label products. Yesway’s geographic footprint consists of stores located in attractive rural and suburban markets across the Midwest and Southwest, where it is often the convenience retail destination of choice and effectively the local grocer. The Yesway team has a successful track record of growing through acquisitions and believes it is well positioned to continue to solidify its market position and grow its store count. Yesway has received numerous industry awards for its growth initiatives, management team, loyalty program, and employees’ contributions to the industry. yesway.com