Stripes Invests in MD Anderson’s Fight to End Cancer
A Texas-based business found more than a million ways to help kids fighting cancer today.
Stripes store customers and employees raised more than $1.4 million for The University of Texas MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital as part of the “Stripes Celebrates Tomorrows” campaign. Stripes Stores raised a total of $1,405,706 throughout September, which is Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month.
In addition, the James B. and Lois R. Archer Charitable Foundation and Triumph Over Kid Cancer Foundation matched all the donations dollar for dollar. Their generosity doubled the total donation amount to more than $2.8 Million.
“On behalf of Stripes, what an honor it is to present $1,405,706 to MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital,” said Stripes Convenience Stores Vice President of Marketing, Eduardo Pereda, at a check presentation ceremony to MD Anderson today.
“Together, with the support of our generous customers and our passionate Stripes team members, we surpassed our highest expectations. The grand total of this campaign, along with the matching funds from our partnering foundations, will impact the Children’s Cancer Hospital and pediatric hospitals in our Stripes communities, allowing them to offer more hope and healing for many children.”