7-Eleven Creates Magnet Program To Assist Philadelphia Police Foundation To Fund Strategic Needs Of Philadelphia Police Department
7-Eleven, Inc., convenience stores throughout the Philadelphia area are supporting the men and women of the Philadelphia Police Department by selling distinctive Philadelphia Police Foundation magnetic stickers for $5 that will benefit the Philadelphia Police Department for a variety of important and critical non-budgeted training, recruiting and equipment needs.
The blue, gold and white magnets, which describe the nonprofit Police Foundation (www.phillypolicefoundation.org) as “A Force Behind the Shield,” measure 4×4 inches and are an immediate visual reminder that a supporter of the Police Foundation is a supporter of the men and women of the Philadelphia Police Department.
“7-Eleven is extremely pleased to utilize our stores in the Philadelphia area as convenient distribution points for these miniature magnetic message boards that allow our customers to make a donation and support a worthy and important endeavor,” said Janice Tangradi,
7-Eleven Marketing Manager for the Philadelphia Region and secretary of the Philadelphia Police Foundation’s Board of Directors.
”It is always important for the Police Foundation to welcome the corporate community as supporters of our work on behalf of the Philadelphia Police Department,” said Maureen Rush, Board President of the Philadelphia Police Foundation and Vice President for Public Safety and Superintendent of Police at the University of Pennsylvania. “7-Eleven’s initiative to sponsor this magnet program is greatly appreciated.”
“7-Eleven has always been a active and involved partner of the Philadelphia Police Department,” said Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey. “We have many important program items that need our immediate financial attention; the magnet program initiated by 7-Eleven hopefully will allow us to move ahead with these programs.”
About Philadelphia Police Foundation
The Philadelphia Police Foundation (www.phillypolicefoundation.org) was established in 1999 by civic and corporate leaders in the Philadelphia region as “A Force Behind the Shield.” Recent contributions from the Foundation to the Police Department have been lights for the Bike Patrol Unit, bulletproof vests, funding for a comprehensive recruiting program, funding for supervisory personnel training, equipment for the Mounted Patrol Unit, and programs for the Forensic Science Bureau.
About 7-Eleven, Inc.
7-Eleven, Inc. is the premier name and largest chain in the convenience retailing industry. Based in Dallas, Texas, 7-Eleven operates, franchises or licenses more than 10,300 7-Eleven® stores in North America. Globally, there are some 52,500 7-Eleven stores in 16 countries. During 2012, 7-Eleven stores generated total worldwide sales close to $84.5 billion. 7-Eleven has been honored by a number of companies and organizations recently. Accolades include: #2 on Franchise Times Top 200 Franchise Companies for 2013; #3 spot on Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500 list for 2012, and #3 in Forbes magazine’s Top 20 Franchises to Start. 7-Eleven is No. 3 on Fast Company magazine’s 2013 list of the “World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Retail” and among the Top Veteran-Friendly Companies for 2013 by U.S. Veterans Magazine and on GI Jobs magazine’s Top 100 Military Friendly Employers for 2014. Hispanic Magazine named 7-Eleven among its Hispanic Corporate Top 100 Companies that provide the most opportunities to Hispanics. 7-Eleven is franchising its stores in the U.S. and expanding through organic growth, acquisitions and its Business Conversion Program. Find out more online at www.7-Eleven.com.