Shell Motiva's The Giving Pump Program

   

Shell Motiva launched a nationwide campaign called, The Giving Pump. It is a program at stations to support children’s charities in local communities for sixty-days this summer. At nearly 3,000 stations across the country, specialized pumps highlighted a charity of choice. Some of the charities selected were Covenant House-Greater Washington, Dreams for Kids DC, P.U.S.O. Foundation, Autism FYI, and DC Dreamcenter. After the sixty-day campaign, donations will be made to the designated charities at each participating location. To learn more about this new and innovative community intiative, visit their site here.

Easterseals Annual Bright Stars event goes virtual!

Easterseals held it's annual Bright Stars event virtually this year from February 16th until March 25th. The event was transformed into a unique virtual event from previous years, allowing families and supporters to participate safely from their homes. Every Tuesday and Thursday evening, there were guest readers, from celebrities to athletes, reading children's stories. CPG has been a supporter for several years and happy to see the organization push forward this year with their mission to raise funds for various community programs such as adult day servies, child development centers, disability and veteran staffing network, miltary family clinic, and more. To learn more about Easterseals and how you can support their organization please visit here.

Holiday Cheer & Hope with The Women's Wing Organization

Based in the DC metropolitan area, the Women's Wing Organization provides comprehensive life skills training, rehabilitation, mentoring, and restorative services to current and formerly incarcerated persons and their families. For several years, Capitol Petroleum Group has been a proud supporter of the Women's Wing Annual Holiday Party. In 2020, the organization pushed forward to hold their annual event in December with the support of various local businesses and organizations so they could provide gifts for kids under the age of twelve, PPE supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer, and sanitary pads for girls. The event included a virtual party with Santa and performers and two gift distrbution locations for families to pick up gifts and care packages. Capitol Petroleum Group was happy to support the organization in wrapping up a tough year with holiday cheer and hope to local families and communities. To learn more about The Women's Wing, visit their site here.

Pushing Forward in 2020 - The Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program

                                            

               

The Angel Tree program is a holiday assistance program created and organized by The Salvation Army. The seasonal program operates in various areas of the country and Capitol Petroleum Group has been a proud supporter of the National Capital Area chapter, based in the District of Columbia. With 2020 being a challenging year for many communities, the Salvation Army was able to still provide a safe and positive initiative by delivering holiday gifts to many families in the DC Metro area. To learn more about The Angel Tree program visit their website here.

March for Babies 2020

During these unprecedented times the fight for healthy babies is more important than ever.   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic this year’s March for Babies events have moved online.   On Friday, March 1st a local rally was held virtually by the Washington DC March of Dimes team in place of the normal event at Nationals Park.  Emcees Jonathan and Hannah Allen provided updates on all of the great work the March of Dimes team is doing in response to COVID-19.   Participants were encouraged to share “Tik-Toks” and their own personal walking journeys with the hashtag #MarchforBabies.   If you are interested in donating to the March for Babies click here

Capitol Petroleum Group and Shell-Motiva partner again for a good cause

 

For the second year in a row, Capitol Petroleum Group has partnered with Shell- Motiva to make a contribution to the hard working people at Thrive DC.  “Thrive DC has been working since 1979 to prevent and end homelessness in Washington, DC by providing people with a wide range of services to help stabilize their lives”.  Programs include:  Therapy, Victim Services, Substance Abuse Program, Employment Program, and more.   If you are interested in making a contribution to Thrive DC, please click the link to make a donation https://www.thrivedc.org/donatenow/.

Real Good People Awards Luncheon

In March, Capitol Petroleum Group joined WGPC to help celebrate those who have committed themselves to bettering their communities at the Real Good People Awards luncheon at Ivy City Smokehouse in Washington, DC.  CPG served as a sponsor for the program and is proud to highlight this great group who “have made it their mission to give back through activism, empowering youth and taking a genuine interest in their neighborhoods”.

 

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