Nov. 19, 2020



Greenville, S.C. – Nov. 19, 2020 – The Spinx Company founder, Stewart Spinks, recently presented a check for $325,250 to Kelly Jamerson, senior director of community development for the American Cancer Society. For 12 years now, Spinx has held an annual store campaign collecting donations from communities all over South Carolina, in support of The American Cancer Society.

“As a cancer survivor myself, I know the importance of the work that the American Cancer Society accomplishes each and every day,” Stewart Spinks said. “For the 12 year in a row, The Spinx Company is honored to support their mission and its efforts in education, treatment and research to discover more successful treatments, and ultimately a cure for cancer. I am so proud of our team’s efforts and know that our local communities will benefit greatly from their hard work and the generosity of so many of our customers.”

During the month of October, all 84 Spinx stores participated in the campaign and collected donations to support the efforts of the American Cancer Society. The top-performing stores ranked by percentage of total fundraising goal were:
• Store #350 in North Charleston – General Manager, Angela Costa
• Store #126 in Greer – General Manager, Joel Ortiz Galvez
• Store #378 in Summerville – General Manager, Bridget Collins
• Store #114 in Greenville – General Manager, Debra Abney
• Store #101 in Easley – General Manager, Larry Gross

ABOUT SPINX - Founded in 1972 in Greenville, S.C., The Spinx Company operates 84 convenience retail stores throughout South Carolina, and with approximately 1,400 employees, it is the largest privately-held retailer headquartered in the state. Spinx is committed to making life easier by fulfilling people’s everyday needs with fresh, on-the-go food, beverages and other convenience products delivered in a safe, clean and friendly environment. Through the Spinx Xtras Loyalty program and the Spinx mobile app, the company offers its loyal customers savings on fuel and special promotions. For more information about Spinx or the Spinx Xtras program, visit the company’s website at

ABOUT THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY - The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of 2 million volunteers saving lives in every community. As the largest voluntary health organization, the Society's efforts have contributed to a 25 percent decline in the cancer death rate in the U.S. since 1991, driven by less smoking, better treatments, and earlier detection. We're finding cures as the nation's largest private, not-for-profit investor in cancer research, ensuring people facing cancer have the help they need and continuing the fight for access to quality health care, lifesaving screenings and more. For more information, to get help, or to join the fight, call us anytime, day or night, at (800) 227-2345 or visit