FUELING THE FRONT LINES: MAPCO DONATES 2,400 N95 MASKS TO COVID-19 FIRST RESPONDERS

The “hands-free” hand-off of masks took place at MAPCO’s newest Huntsville store

MAPCO donated 2,400 N95 masks to Huntsville Emergency Medical Services, Inc., with (left to right) Chief Financial Officer Keith Slater, Store Manager Shaun Foster and Regional Manager Bruce Elder on hand from MAPCO and Fire & Rescue Chief Derrick Stuckey (middle in black ) and Emergency Management Agency Director Jeff Birdwell (in suit) representing Huntsville.

 

HUNTSVILLE, AL (Apr. 27, 2020) – In its latest effort to combat the spread of COVID-19, MAPCO, the convenience store chain with 344 stores throughout the southeastern region of the United States, today donated 2,400 N95 masks to Huntsville Emergency Medical Services, Inc. (HEMSI).

While adhering to social distancing protocols, first responders from Huntsville’s Fire & Rescue Department and HEMSI safely retrieved the donation from MAPCO team members at their new store at 11821 Memorial Parkway Southwest in Huntsville, Alabama.

“This generous donation will help protect our first responders as they continue to help those in need,” said Tommy Battle, Mayor of Huntsville. “The N95 masks give our frontline workers the ability to do their jobs with the protective equipment they need. On behalf of the City of Huntsville and its residents, we thank MAPCO for their partnership in helping us combat COVID-19.”

The donation of 2,400 N95 respirator masks to HEMSI is part of MAPCO’s continuous commitment to the communities it serves.

“We are proud to partner with HEMSI to provide Huntsville first responders with these invaluable supplies to protect them as they risk their lives on the front lines,” says Frederic Chaveyriat, CEO, MAPCO. “MAPCO has been a part of the Huntsville community for many years, and we now have eleven stores serving the city. We are committed to keeping our guests, team members and communities as safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

The new store is part of MAPCO’s continuous work to create a place where guests can refresh and recharge at their pace with quality products and services at a value that is made more relevant to them. The 4,500+ sq. ft. store now boasts a bright, modernized design with eight gas pumps, both hot and cold Grab-N-Go food options, a pizza program, roller grill, “better for you” snacks. If you get thirsty or want a shot of energy, this new store is the best place you can go, beer cave, large variety of drinks including fountain drink machine equipped with 40 flavors, ICEE machine and brand new bean to cup coffee offer, along with a host of merchandise for guests to stock up while they refuel. Guests can also enjoy the store’s free Wi-Fi.

While the pizza program, the roller grills and seating areas are temporarily closed to comply with social distancing guidelines, guests are welcome to visit the store for their fueling and grab-and-go needs.

MAPCO stores continue to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic as essential businesses, and all locations have implemented rigorous and frequent cleaning and disinfecting processes while closely following the latest information and guidelines from local, state and federal government agencies and health organizations. Plexiglass shields have been installed in every store and masks, gloves and hand sanitizer have been provided to all team members. Additionally, to support social distancing efforts, store occupancy has been limited and MAPCO has placed physical in-store indicators on floors to support appropriate distancing. All seating areas are closed, and food orders are to-go only for the time being.

To learn more about what MAPCO is doing to ensure the safety of its guests and team members during the COVID-19 pandemic, visit mapcorewards.com/coronavirus-safety.

At all MAPCO stores, guests can take advantage of MAPCO’s value-driven MY Reward$ loyalty program. New members enjoy 20¢ off per gallon on their first fill up of gas and then everyday rewards like 3¢ off every gallon of gas, redeeming points for exclusive offers, and limited-time promotions. Join here today and start enjoining MAPCO MY Rewards$ program.

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About MAPCO

The MAPCO team of more than 3,200 dedicated employees with a strong commitment to customer service delivers Convenience You Can TRUST® in 344 company-owned convenience and fuel retailing stores. Operating in Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Arkansas, Virginia, Kentucky and Mississippi, MAPCO stores offer a wide array of high-quality products and services. Customers can refresh and recharge with freshly brewed coffee, packaged snacks and drinks, high-quality fuel and special deals through the industry-leading MY Reward$ loyalty program. MAPCO and its subsidiaries also operate a fuel logistics business comprised of more than 100 tankers and a fuel wholesale and fleet group serving more than 125 accounts. MAPCO is a subsidiary of COPEC, a leading South America-based retail company.