Tampa, Fla. – December 21, 2012 – On Thursday, December 20, 2012, Giant Oil and BP Corporation North America presented a check for $53,418 to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation (PCF). This donation is the result of a one month campaign where employees offered customers the opportunity to make a $1 donation to PCF.
This campaign is part of the Pediatric Cancer Foundation’s Sunshine Campaign, which aims to increase awareness about childhood cancer by encouraging corporate partners to donate through a percentage of sales, round-up program, or a general promotion. In just three years, Giant Oil has raised more than $140,000 to support the Pediatric Cancer Foundation’s mission to fund research to eliminate childhood cancer.
For more information, visit www.fastercure.org.
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About Giant Oil, Inc.:
Giant Oil, Inc. was founded in 1995 by CEO and president, Basem Ali, with its corporate headquarters located in Tampa, FL. Giant presently operates over 150 convenience stores located throughout the States of Florida and Ohio serving the community with its fuel and retail outlets. Giant is proud to align with industry leaders such as BP, Chevron, and Marathon focusing on the needs of local communities within its retail markets. The recent addition of a convenience store construction and design department rounds out Giant’s already full service offerings of branding, retail marketing, and wholesale supply. For more information, visit www.giantoil.com.
About the Pediatric Cancer Foundation:
With its national headquarters in Tampa, the Pediatric Cancer Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to funding research to eliminate childhood cancer through the Sunshine Project, the Foundation’s collaborative research initiative. By employing doctors and researchers from the country’s top institutions, the Sunshine Project is fast-tracking the development of new drugs and therapies that will ultimately lead to the cure of childhood cancers. For more information, visit www.fastercure.org.
Jourdan Tanner, Communications Manager
Pediatric Cancer Foundation | www.fastercure.org
5550 W. Executive Dr., Ste. 300, Tampa, FL 33609
Phone: (813) 269-0955 | Cell: (813) 625-1151