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Oct 30, 2013 11:54 PM by Adrianna George

7-Eleven makes donation to Komen foundation

TUCSON- -In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 7-Eleven made a donation to Susan G. Komen Southern Arizona.

The National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees (NCASEF) has donated $100,910 to the breast cancer foundation. The money was raised at the company's annual convention and trade show in Las Vegas, live and silent auctions, and a charity raffle.

"We are truly overjoyed by the generosity... It is inspiring to accept this gift knowing the NCASEF has chosen to partner with us in our mission here at Komen Southern Arizona, providing lifesaving funds to local breast cancer programs and investing in research to find a cure," says Connie Melton, Executive Director and Mission Director of Susan G Komen Southern Arizona.

Bruce Maples, Chairman of the NCASEF said, "For the second year in a row, we are honored to be able to make a donation to Susan G. Komen Southern Arizona. Many in our 7-Eleven family, across the country have been affected by breast cancer, and by making this donation to Susan G. Komen Southern Arizona, providing lifesaving funds to local breast cancer programs and investing in research to find the cure."

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