SALT LAKE CITY (Feb. 9, 2011)—As a result of its 2010 fundraising campaign,
Speedway has donated $5.6 million to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®, a charity that
raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals.
This represents a new record in giving for Speedway employees, customers and vendor partners.
Additionally, 2010 marks the second consecutive year that Speedway has increased its fundraising
contribution by more than $1 million as compared to the previous year.
“Thanks to the generosity of Speedway employees and customers, these funds will help millions
of kids by supporting research and training, purchasing equipment, and providing charitable
care,” said John Lauck, president and CEO, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
“We are committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our customers and the
communities in which we operate,” said Tony Kenney, president, Speedway. “This tremendous
accomplishment simply could not have happened without the sincere care and enthusiasm our
employees have for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Through their efforts, the generosity
of our customers is actualized; even when they give in nickels and dimes, it is clear that
a little change can make a big difference.”
Speedway raises funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in a variety of ways across
its market areas. Speedway has been a committed supporter of Children’s Miracle Network
Hospitals since 1991 and has raised more than $39 million for children’s hospitals.
About Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals across North
America, which, in turn, use the money where it’s needed the most. When a donation is given
it stays in the community, ensuring that every dollar is helping local kids. Since 1983,
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $4 billion, most of it $1 at a time.
These donations have gone to support research and training, purchase equipment, and pay for
uncompensated care, all in support of our mission to save and improve the lives of as many
children as possible. Learn more at