7-Eleven® Celebrates 90th Birthday by Helping Salvation Army Raise Money for Programs & Services
By: Tiffani Jett, Public Relations & Marketing Manager
7-Eleven, Inc. is celebrating its 90th birthday by helping The Salvation Army of Orlando raise money for programs and services on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 from 7 AM to 1 PM. You can become a part of the red kettle tradition by making a monetary donation at one of the following 7-Eleven® locations:
- Store # 33172 – 319 East Princeton Street, Orlando, Florida 32804
- Store # 32157 – 35 South Alafaya Trail, Orlando, Florida 32828
- Store # 32704 – 8269 Clarcona Ocoee Road, Orlando, Florida 32818
The Salvation Army of Orlando, a staple in the community since 1920, is committed to serving residents of Orange County. Some of the programs and services offered include:
- Two HUD-subsidized high-rise apartments with 293 one-bedroom apartments for low-income seniors.
- Two shelters with a total of 178 beds for men, women and children.
- Financial assistance for rent, mortgage, and utility payments.
“You can help The Salvation Army continue Doing the Most Good in the Orlando Area by donating funds to help families, children and individuals in crisis 365 days of the year,” said Major Ted Morris, Area Commander. “We are grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with 7-Eleven® convenience stores and hope this initiative will impact many lives.”
To learn more about The Salvation Army of Orlando, visit http://salvationarmyorlando.org/, https://www.facebook.com/salvationarmyorlando/ or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/salarmyorlando.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for more than 96 years in the Orlando Area. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army across the United States each year through a broad array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. Eighty-two cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to http://salvationarmyorlando.org/.
About 7-Eleven, Inc.
7-Eleven, Inc. is the premier name and largest chain in the convenience-retailing industry. Based in Irving, Texas, 7-Eleven® operates, franchises or licenses more than 62,000 stores in 19 countries, including 10,900 in North America. Known for its iconic brands such as Slurpee®, Big Bite® and Big Gulp®, 7-Eleven has expanded into high-quality salads, side dishes, cut fruit and protein boxes, as well as pizza, chicken wings, cheeseburgers and hot chicken sandwiches. 7-Eleven offers customers industry-leading private brand products under the 7-Select® brand including healthy options, decadent treats and everyday favorites, at an outstanding value. Customers also count on 7-Eleven for payment services, self-service lockers and other convenient services. Find out more online at www.7-Eleven.com, via the 7Rewards® customer loyalty platform on the 7-Eleven mobile app, or on social media at Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.