CHILDREN'S VOLUNTEER HEALTH NETWORK WINS YEAR’S SUPPLY OF CITGO GAS
Aug 12, 2009
Launched in June 2009, the program is designed to recognize and reward the efforts of people across the country who go above and beyond to provide a positive impact on the lives of others. Based on the underlying principals of solidarity and social development held by CITGO and its shareholder, PDVSA, the national oil company of the
CVHN, the first winner of a year’s supply of gasoline, provides free health and dental care to uninsured and underinsured children using a mobile dental clinic. The entry submitted by CVHN received the most points, beating out four other finalists, to continue their work of spreading hope and health care to school-aged children across
“We are always watching our budget, so having a year's supply of free fuel will let us spend that money in other ways to continue our work in the community,” said Jane Bahr, a founding board member of CVHN. “Not only will our prize from CITGO enable our program to reach a wider audience across
In addition to the Grand Prize winner, this month's runners up will each receive a $50 CITGO gift card. These local heroes are helping their community through a variety of efforts, including:
· Food Drive for Kids organized by Lisa Muran of Crystal Beach, Florida collects food for a local facility that houses families with children fighting cancer.
· Spread the Dough of Stratham,
· Amanda Lianne Maness of
· Home Runs for Hope, a program created by Zachary Stokes, encourages friends, family, and others in the community to donate money for every homerun hit by the
“It’s great to recognize and give back to a local charity that does so much for people across
For complete Fueling Good rules and to submit a story for a chance to win gas for a year, visit www.FuelingGood.com. Be sure to return to the site regularly for information on finalists and a chance to vote on the top participants. For additional details, follow Fueling Good on Twitter at http://twitter.com/FuelingGood2009, Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/CITGOFuelingGood and YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/fuelinggood2009.
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