Greenville, S.C. – December 12, 2017 – During the month of October, Spinx stores and Stewart Spinks, Founder and Chairmen of the board of The Spinx Company, collectively raised $168,863.54 for the American Cancer Society. Stewart Spinks presented the check to Kelly Jamerson, Corporate Relations Manager for the American Cancer Society, on Monday, November 27th.
All 80 of Spinx convenience stores in South Carolina contributed to the donation. Stewart Spinks, a cancer survivor himself, matched the donations raised in the top five Spinx stores that had the highest percentage of customers donate.
“As a cancer survivor myself, I know the impactful work the American Cancer Society accomplishes each day,” Stewart Spinks said, “I am incredibly thankful to our generous customers and their donations, as well as the American Cancer Society and their fight against cancer.”
Spinx is excited to support the mission of the American Cancer Society. The money raised will contribute to the American Cancer Society’s efforts in education, treatment, and research to discover more successful treatments, and ultimately a cure for cancer.
“All of us at the American Cancer Society, are grateful for this generous donation,” Kelly Jamerson said, “this money will help us provide treatment and support for cancer patients throughout South Carolina, and, benefit critical cancer research!”
Founded in 1972 in Greenville, SC, Spinx aims to always be the friendly company that makes people’s lives easier. Driven by a passion for fulfilling people’s everyday needs, Spinx provides quality fresh food and products in a clean, safe, and convenient environment. As an employee owned company, Spinx always strives to operate in a respectful manner that balances profit, community involvement and environmental awareness, all while valuing on-the-go customers, partners, and team members. Spinx operates 80 convenience retail stores in South Carolina and is the largest privately held retailed headquartered in the state.
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About the American Cancer Society:
The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of 2 million volunteers saving lives in every community. As the largest voluntary health organization, the Society’s efforts have contributed to a 25 percent decline in the cancer death rate in the U.S. since 1991, driven by less smoking, better treatments, and earlier detection. We’re finding cures as the nation’s largest private, not-for-profit investor in cancer research, ensuring people facing cancer have the help they need and continuing the fight for access to quality health care, lifesaving screenings and more. For more information, to get help, or to join the fight, call us anytime, day or night, at (800) 227-2345 or visit cancer.org.