GATE customers raised $50,000 for the American Foundation for Suicide
Prevention (AFSP). Funds were collected July 1 – December 31, 2022 in coin boxes at the registers of all GATE locations in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Funding will be allocated to AFSP chapters in the state where collected.
The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute honored GATE Precast with four “Best in Class” awards and four honorable mentions for project excellence at the conclusion of PCI’s 60th Annual Convention Feb 21-25 in Columbus, Ohio.
GATE Customers along with The Gate Foundation raised $30,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Funds were raised in GATE convenience stores in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina through the company’s semi-annual paper icon campaign.
GATE Petroleum and their customers proudly raised $55,000 for the Police Athletic League (PAL) of Jacksonville through a six month coin box and round-up campaign. Customers could drop their coins in boxes placed at registers or choose to round up their in-store transaction to the nearest dollar with the difference going to PAL.
In Nov, 2021 Gate presented the American Cancer Society with a $65,000 donation to support breast cancer research and awareness. Funds were raised in GATE stores across FL, GA, NC and SC as part of GATE’s pink ribbon paper icon campaign. Customers either donated $1 and signed their name to a pink ribbon paper icon or rounded their purchase to the nearest dollar donating the difference to ACS.
In October, GATE proudly presented a $170,000 donation to Firefighters for Families of St. John’s County. Funds were raised during the GATE Foundation’s 25th Annual Charity Golf Tournament held at Ponte Vedra Inn and Club. Firefighters for Families supports families in need who reside in St. John’s County, Florida which include promoting school readiness and attendance.
GATE convenience stores in FL, GA, NC, and SC raised $40,000 for ALS through the company’s paper icon campaign. In May, customers could either donate $1 and sign their name on a paper icon displayed at the store, or round up their purchase to the nearest dollar. Funds were allocated to local ALS chapters throughout the regions where the funds were raised.
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GATE customers raised $80,000 for the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund. Supporting the Jay Fund was special to GATE store manager Brittany Lee. Her daughter, Rylie, battled cancer and their family received support from the Jay Fund during her treatment. Brittany and Rylie were able to attend the check presentation with Coach Coughlin and staff members from GATE and the Jay Fund.
GATE customers raised $45,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association. Coin collection boxes with a description of the Alzheimer’s Association were placed at the registers of all GATE to collect donations from customers. “We are so thankful to our generous customers, who have stepped up despite all the challenges of this year, to make this fundraising campaign a success,” said Kathy Brady, executive director of the GATE Foundation. All funds are allocated to the chapter nearest to where they were collected.
GATE Petroleum Company is celebrating its 60th anniversary and marking the occasion with a $60,000 donation to the Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Florida from The GATE Foundation. The GATE Foundation also used the 60th anniversary donation as an opportunity to raise matching funds from its vendors and business partners. The Foundation typically hosts its annual charity golf tournament in the fall, where supporters raise money for a selected charity. However, COVID-19 restrictions put a halt to the 2020 event.
GATE Customers along with The Gate Foundation donated $80,000 to the American Cancer Society (ACS) to support breast cancer research and awareness. Funds were raised in GATE stores across Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina as part of the company’s pink ribbon paper icon campaign.
Ponte Vedra Inn and Club is utilizing precast concrete for the complete system prefabrication and replacement of the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club Ocean House.
The GATE Foundation recently raised $55,000 by placing coin boxes at registers to collect donations for the National Brain Tumor Society. Customers who dropped their spare change into these boxes provided support and resources to families battling brain tumors. This was especially meaningful to GATE employee, Bryan Cake, whose 13 year-old son (Logan) is a brain tumor survivor
June 3, 2020. Funds were raised at GATE’s convenience stores across, Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas as part of a semi-annual paper icon campaign. Customers had the opportunity to donate $1 and sign their name to a BBBS paper icon displayed at the stores. Funds were allocated throughout the regions GATE stores are located.