Feb. 20, 2013
Spinks Family Wins Philanthropy Award
The Children's Museum of the Upstate is very grateful to donors like the Spinks family, who sponsor many events and organizations that improve children's education, health, wellness, and moral growth in communities where they operate. Their generosity includes scholarships, schools, arts, hunger, athletics, health care, addiction prevention & intervention, mentoring, youth clubs & associations, homes, skills, camps and of course, The Children's Museum of the Upstate.
Stewart Spinks formed Spinx Oil Company in 1972 with a home heating oil delivery service and one convenience store in Greenville, SC. Today, The Spinx Company operates over 65 convenience stores in South Carolina and North Carolina and employs over 700 associates through its stores, food operations and related businesses.