The American Red Cross is partnering with Circle K to foster more resilient communities through preparedness initiatives, disaster response, recovery efforts and more. Circle K supports the important work of the Red Cross by creating opportunities for the public to donate to programs that benefit disaster relief or other lifesaving services.
Since beginning the 2020 campaign, customers at participating Circle K stores in have been able to donate their “spare change” to support the Red Cross. To date, over $247,630 dollars have been raised and through their participating vendors, they have also raised an additional $12,800 in critical funds.
“The contributions of Circle K and their customers enable the Red Cross to make a tremendous difference every day for those who rely on our services in disasters and other emergencies,” said Barry Porter, Regional CEO of the American Red Cross Eastern North Carolina. “Because of Circle K’s support, we can continue to prepare our communities and be there for families when they need us most.”
The Red Cross is thankful to Circle K, their vendors and customers for their contributions to help build a more resilient region and create safer, stronger communities.
“Circle K is thankful to our very generous customers, staff, and vendors who support local Red Cross services and help people prepare for and respond to disasters in our community and across the nation,” said Melanie Svinis, Brand & Advertising Manager, Circle K Coastal Carolinas. The longstanding partnership between Circle K Coastal Carolinas and the Red Cross continues to benefit our communities year after year.”
Circle K is a proud supporter of the Red Cross and has partnered with the nonprofit on blood drives, disaster relief and safety preparedness programs in the past.