In-store giving campaign will raise funds for K-12 schools in 16 states in which Casey’s operates
ANKENY, Iowa, August 3, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Casey’s is launching a donation campaign to help fund grants for local schools in its 16 states. Throughout August, Casey’s asks customers to round up their purchases at checkout to help fund its annual Cash for Classrooms grant program, which provides funds for projects and initiatives that will benefit public schools and non-profit K-12 programs in communities served by Casey’s. .
“Schools are at the heart of each of our communities, and we are excited to continue supporting students and teachers through our Cash for Classrooms grant program,” said Megan Elfers, President of Casey’s Charities. “Casey’s proudly serves the communities we find ourselves in and Cash for Classrooms is a way to show our support for our students, teachers and schools who could use a boost now more than ever.”
In 2022, Casey’s Grants Program awarded $1 million to benefit schools through 89 grants. Funding priorities included a variety of projects focused on physical improvements, material needs, teacher support, and community engagement initiatives. Learn more about the program and some additional projects on our blog – Here for Schools: Casey’s Gives Back This School Year.
This year, some of Casey’s giving highlights include:
Bonnie Grimes Elementary in Arkansas received $50,000 grant for new inclusive playground
The Columbus School District in Nebraska received $20,000 for a new Education and Technology Center to host student assemblies, staff professional development and other activities for their growing population
The Sigourney Community School District in Iowa received a $10,000 grant to purchase 10 new microscopes to improve the science curriculum
Every dollar raised from guests and the roundup campaign will go towards the Cash for Classrooms grant program, which opens its application process from October 1 to November 30, 2022. Grant applications can range from $3,000 to $50,000. Grants will be awarded in March 2023.
More information can be found at: www.caseys.com/community.
Casey’s is a Fortune 500 company (NASDAQ: CASY) that operates more than 2,400 convenience stores. Founded more than 50 years ago, the company has grown to become the third largest convenience store retailer and the fifth largest pizza restaurant chain in the United States. Casey’s provides freshly prepared food, quality fuel and friendly service at its locations. You can enjoy pizzas, donuts and a wide selection of drinks and snacks. Learn more and order online at www.caseys.com or in the mobile app.
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