Love’s gives back with annual Share the Love event
$100,000 given to nonprofits across the country
OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 15, 2022 - Love's Travel Stops annual Share the Love event grew this year with the combined donation of $100,000 to 10 nonprofits across the country on behalf of its over 35,000 employees. Additionally, beginning on Valentine's Day, corporate employees are volunteering at organizations in Oklahoma City, where its corporate offices are located.
"We're excited to be back in person this year, safely volunteering at some of our favorite organizations across Oklahoma City," said Jenny Love Meyer, chief culture officer and executive vice president of Love's. "It's one of our favorite events each year, and getting to add the store team member component is a great way to make sure all our employees can participate and give back the communities we live and work in."
Since 2013, Love's corporate employees have spent Valentine's Day volunteering at Oklahoma City nonprofits for Share the Love. For this year's event, Love's teams across the country were able to vote on a nonprofit in their division to donate too. The organization in each division that obtained the most votes received $10,000.
Below are the organizations that received a donation:
- Big Five Community Services in Durant, Oklahoma.
- Mississippi Children's Museum in Jackson, Mississippi.
- The Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida in Jacksonville, Florida.
- Ronald McDonald House of Charities Central Indiana in Indianapolis, Indiana.
- Circle the City in Phoenix, Arizona
- Harmony Home Children's Advocacy Center in Odessa, Texas.
- Feed More in Richmond, Virginia.
- Watson Children's Shelter in Missoula, Montana.
- The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee in Nashville, Tennessee.
- Junior Achievement of Arkansas in Little Rock, Arkansas.
For more information on Love's giving history, visit Loves.com/news.
About Love's Travel Stops
Love's Travel Stops is the nation's leading travel stop network with more than 580 locations in 41 states. Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company remains family-owned and operated and employs more than 35,000 people. Love's provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, fresh coffee, restaurant offerings and more. Love's has over 420 truck service centers, which include Speedco and Love's Truck Care locations. Love's and Speedco combined is the largest oil change, preventive maintenance and total truck care nationwide network with over 1,500 maintenance bays and 1,200 emergency roadside vehicles available for customers. Love's is committed to providing customers with "Clean Places, Friendly Faces" at every stop. To learn more, visit loves.com or follow the company on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter.