Martin General Helping in the Community

Helping Hometown Heroes campaign raises over $69,000 for 23 Local Volunteer Fire Companies


Martin Oil Company and Martin General Stores concluded their Helping Hometown Heroes campaign and raised $69,427 for 23 local fire companies in a seven county area.

The company began this fundraiser after understanding that fire stations were unable to continue their normal fundraisers through the Covid-19 shutdown. Understanding how crucial this fundraising is to their day to day operations, the Helping Hometown Heroes fundraiser was organized.

This summer, Martin General Stores raised funds by selling $1 donation cards, collecting loose change, selling basket chances, and donating a portion of deli sales. All money raised at each store stayed in their community to directly help their local fire station. Each of the six Martin Oil offices also participated. In addition Martin Oil’s vendor partner, DeLeo Games, generously contributed to this important fundraiser.

“Each location’s employees and customers really got behind this fundraiser. We are very honored to present the fire companies with these donations, and hope that it helps meet some of their needs. We truly appreciate all that the fire companies do for their communities.” Karen Padula, Martin Oil board member.