HINESVILLE, Ga. (June 4, 2020) – Parker’s, an award-winning, nationally acclaimed convenience store company and food service leader, recently donated 600 KN95 masks to frontline healthcare providers at Liberty Regional Medical Center during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We are truly humbled by the outpouring of community support during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Tammy Mims, CEO of Liberty Regional Medical Center. “This very generous donation of masks from Parker’s will significantly help in our efforts to keep our staff and patients safe and healthy, today and in the days and weeks to come.”
To date, Parker’s has donated over 7,000 KN95 masks to hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout coastal Georgia and South Carolina.
“We didn’t want our healthcare workers, who are already providing exceptional care to area residents throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, to worry about mask shortages,” said Parker’s founder and CEO Greg Parker. “We’re deeply grateful to the doctors, nurses, clinicians and staff and want to show them we’re here to support them in safeguarding the health of our community.”
Founded in 1976, Parker’s is one of America’s most respected convenience store brands. Parker’s gives back to every community where it does business through the Fueling the Community charitable giving program, which donates a portion of gas sold at all Parker’s locations on the first Wednesday of the month to area schools, healthcare facilities and other important causes. To date, the company has given more than $7 million in local charitable donations.
Parker’s has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of the Fastest Growing Companies in America for five years and currently has 66 retail stores throughout coastal Georgia and South Carolina. The company employs more than 1,200 individuals throughout the region and completes more than 125,000 transactions daily.