TWICE DAILY EXCEEDS $3.4 MILLION IN FUNDRAISING FOR MONROE CARELL JR. CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AT VANDERBILT
Support driven by Twice Daily’s annual in-store campaign and charitable golf tournament
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 23, 2020)—Twice Daily, a convenience store brand locally owned and operated by Tri Star Energy, raised more than $315,000 for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt through its 2020 fundraising efforts. Since partnering with Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in 2001, Twice Daily has now exceeded $3.4 million in their support to the children’s hospital and its patients.
Tri Star Energy’s VP of Retail Operations Rick Hamilton was recently named to the advisory board for Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, helping to lead the company’s longstanding history of focusing fundraising efforts for the patients and families at the hospital. Tri Star Energy was the first corporate partner of Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s Growing to New Heights Campaign, an expansion campaign enabling the hospital to care for even more children who need them.
“Tri Star Energy and Twice Daily are deeply committed to supporting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and its patients, and we’re humbled to have raised another $315,000 for them this year,” Hamilton said. “This is the 19th year we’ve hosted the golf tournament, which took place earlier in the year, and I admire how everyone comes together for something larger than themselves, especially during this difficult year.”
In support of Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Twice Daily hosts an in-store fundraiser each year, where customers are encouraged to give back to their community. Additionally, Twice Daily furthers its efforts each year by hosting the annual Twice Daily Golf Cup, a golf tournament benefiting the children’s hospital.
About Twice Daily:
Twice Daily is dedicated to delivering fast, friendly service, a fresh all-day menu and quality convenience products to busy people on the go. Locally owned and operated by Tri Star Energy, Twice Daily has been serving Middle Tennessee communities since 2011 and has also expanded to the Northern Alabama market.
About Tri Star Energy:
Nashville, Tenn.-based Tri Star Energy is one of the Mid-South’s premier convenience retailers. Founded in 2000, the company owns and operates Twice Daily and Sudden Service convenience stores and supplies fuel to wholesale channels of trade in 14 states. The company also owns premium coffee brand White Bison Coffee, which includes locations throughout Middle Tennessee and Northern Alabama. Tri Star Energy has been recognized as one of Nashville’s Top Workplaces by The Tennessean in 2018, 2019 and just recently in 2020, and was voted the #8 Top Private Company by the Nashville Business Journal in 2018.
About Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt:
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals, treating and helping to prevent a full range of pediatric health issues from colds and broken bones to complex heart diseases and cancer. Achieving 10 out of 10 nationally ranked pediatric specialties in 2020, Children’s Hospital was again named among the nation’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” for the 14th consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, a nonprofit organization, opened in 2004, expanded its physical space in 2012, and recently added four new floors encompassing 160,000 total sq. ft. The new expansion helps to advance the size and scope of the hospital’s mission. For more about Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt: ChildrensHospitalVanderbilt.org