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Circle K ‘Fueling Our Schools’ across Southwest Florida Thursday

Ida S. Baker High School tabbed as beneficiary of special event

April 13, 2018
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Residents and visitors of Southwest Florida are invited to a special "Fuel Up Night" at participating Circle K convenience stores Thursday, April 19, to kick off Circle K's annual Fueling Our Schools fundraising campaign.

The campaign invites customers to purchase fuel at a specially marked fuel pump, with Circle K donating one-cent of every gallon of fuel purchased to a participating local school (up to $2,000 per school). Schools will use the donations to address different areas of need, such as technology, resources, teacher incentives and more.

On special "Fuel Up Nights," customers have an opportunity to make an even greater impact. On these dates, 10 cents of each gallon of fuel sold at select Circle K stores will be donated to participating schools.

Community events will also be held at select stores.

To date, the Fueling Our Schools campaign has raised nearly $900,000 for local schools.

More than 350 Circle K stores across North America participated in the fundraising campaign in 2017.

In the Southwest Floridas area, participating locations include:

Circle K: 1603 Cape Coral Parkway, West, Cape Coral.

Beneficiary school: Ida S Baker High School

Circle K: 4395 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte.

Beneficiary school: Deep Creek Elementary School

Circle K: 4025 Pine Ridge Road, Naples.

Beneficiary school: Golden Gate High School

Circle K: 19373 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers.

Beneficiary school: San Carlos Elementary School

Circle K: 6220 Marlympia Way, Punta Gorda.

Beneficiary school: Charlotte High School

"Circle K is passionate about giving back to the neighborhoods where we work and live," said Jeff Burrell, vice president of Global Fuels. "Through this unique fundraising program, we are helping to address critical needs and enabling educators to make a difference in the classroom and beyond."

 
 
 

 

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