We are very proud to help fuel the dreams of Special Olympic athletes in the New England area. One way that we do this is through our support of the Special Olympics Program. Since 1999, Irving has helped raise more than $2.8 million for Special Olympics state chapters through this exciting and rewarding program.
One day each year is designated as 'To Serve and Protect Day' where Special Olympics athletes, coaches and law enforcement officers work alongside Irving Oil employees to pump gas, wash windows and greet customers at designated Irving locations while collecting donations for the Law Enforcement Torch Run, a relay run that brings the Flame of Hope to the Opening Ceremony. The 'To Serve and Protect Day' this year will be Saturday, July 26th. As always, the event will create much excitement among customers and employees.
We also raise money for Special Olympics by selling commemorative car window clings for $1
To celebrate 15 years as a Special Olympics partner, Irving Oil will be contributing a portion of our fuel sales from July 2 to August 5 to the Special Olympics chapters of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Vermont. Fundraising campaigns within the stores will also be ongoing to raise additional funds. Irving Oil’s 2014 goal is to reach a donation total of $3 million.