TULSA - QuikTrip officials presented a check Thursday to the Owasso-based Folds of Honor Foundation.
A strong supporter of American troops, the convenience store chain has 137 of its employees listed on military leave. Over Labor Day weekend, QuikTrip committed to donating $1 to Folds of Honor for every QuikTrip sandwich, wrap and salad sold nationwide.
"Over the years, QuikTrip has been proud to do our small part to support the men and women who fight to protect our freedom," said Chet Cadieux, president and CEO of QuikTrip. "We are hopeful that these scholarships through Folds of Honor will provide some of the support that these families so desperately need to get back on their feet. We can't think of a cause that is more important."
QuikTrip donated more than $100,000 to Folds of Honor, which provides scholarships to military families of fallen and wounded military service men and women pursuing higher education.
"QuikTrip's contribution allows us to provide an ongoing tribute to our brave service members by ensuring that the families of fallen and wounded warriors have hope for the right educational start to life and best future possible," said Major Dan Rooney, Folds of Honor founder. "We are incredibly grateful for their support and look forward to continuing this great relationship."
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