Will Ferrell’s Wintery Design Nets Cancer for College
over $270K from 7-Eleven to Scholarship Fund Proceeds from Ferrell’s ‘Coffee Cup With A Cause’ to Provide Scholarships for Cancer Survivors
Cancer for College and 7-Eleven are proud to announce that Will Ferrell's personally designed coffee cup from the "Cup With a Cause" campaign brought in $273,225.40 to the scholarship fund!
Thanks to everyone for drinking 7-Eleven Coffee, filling your cup and supporting the Cancer for College mission of providing hope and inspiration to cancer survivors through college scholarships.
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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 8,300 7-Eleven® stores in North America. Globally, 7-Eleven operates, franchises or licenses more than 39,000 stores in 16 countries. During 2009, 7-Eleven stores worldwide generated total sales of more than $58.9 billion. 7-Eleven has been honored by a number of companies and organizations recently. Accolades include: #3 spot on Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500 list for 2009, #3 in Forbes magazine’s Top 20 Franchises to Start, #3 among Top 100 Global Franchises by Franchise Direct, #3 in Store Growth by Convenience Store News, #2 in Franchise Times Top 200 Franchise Companies and #29 among Top 100 Chains in Food Service. In addition, Hispanic Magazine named 7-Eleven in its Hispanic Corporate Top 100 Companies that provide the most opportunities to Hispanics. 7-Eleven recently was selected by three diversity publications as a company offering the best career and franchisee opportunities. 7-Eleven is franchising its stores in the U.S., and is expanding through organic growth, acquisitions and its Business Conversion Program. In addition, the company received the 2009 Shopper-Centric Marketing Innovation from Symphony IRI and the 2010 Retailer of the Year award from PL Buyer because of the company's private-label brand program. Find out more online at www.7-Eleven.com.
About Cancer for College
Cancer for College was formed in 1993 by two-time cancer survivor and double-amputee Craig Pollard. Cancer for College was created to provide hope and inspiration by providing college scholarships to cancer survivors. Since its inception, Cancer for College has granted over $1 million in college scholarships to more than 800 cancer survivors. For more information visit www.cancerforcollege.org.