Donor Spotlight: QuikTrip

Jaime WaltonDonors, Front Page

For more than five years, QuikTrip Corporation has been a steadfast partner and generous donor, demonstrating a profound commitment to ensuring that all youth have access to exceptional STEM experiences that ignite their curiosity and prepare them for the future.

Founded in 1958 and headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, QuikTrip has grown into a powerhouse with over 900 stores in 14 states, generating revenues that position them prominently on Forbes’ list of the largest privately held companies. However, what truly sets QuikTrip apart is its dedication to its employees and the communities it serves.

With over 24,000 employees, QuikTrip consistently earns a spot on Fortune’s “Best Companies To Work For” list, reflecting its commitment to fostering a supportive and engaging work environment. Beyond its workforce, QuikTrip is deeply invested in community betterment, allocating 5% of net profits to charitable organizations.

One of the cornerstones of QuikTrip’s philanthropic efforts is its dedication to breaking the generational cycle of poverty, particularly among at-risk youth. Recognizing that education is the key to empowerment, QuikTrip partners with non-profit organizations, providing underserved youth opportunities for growth and success.

In the local community, QuikTrip’s impact is tangible. They have been an active partner at Rosa Parks Elementary School in Union Public Schools near their Tulsa headquarters for over five years, collaborating closely with TRSA on initiatives like our Me & My Math Mentor program. By working hand in hand with TRSA and other nonprofit organizations, QuikTrip plays a pivotal role in bridging the educational gap and ensuring that every child, regardless of their economic circumstances, has the chance to become a successful, independent citizen.

QuikTrip’s enduring partnership with TRSA exemplifies their unwavering commitment to STEM education and community engagement. Their support has empowered TRSA to deliver exceptional STEM experiences to young learners, fostering a brighter future for countless students. QuikTrip’s dedication to uplifting at-risk youth and investing in the communities they serve is a testament to their vision for a more equitable and prosperous society. We extend our heartfelt appreciation to QuikTrip for being an invaluable ally in our mission to inspire and prepare the next generation of STEM leaders.