Stock Up Express believes in giving back to support our local communities, which is why we partner with The Hometown Foundation to support those in need. Established in 2002, The Hometown Foundation raises money to support a broad range of programs that meet community needs. Read more about our impact below...
The Hometown Foundation, Inc x Stock Up Express proudly supports the animal welfare community. We believe that pets are family and every animal deserves a loving home. Our Animal Welfare Pillar works year-round to assist in the adoption of animals who are in search of a home. The Foundation also promptly responds to disaster-stricken areas to assist in the transportation of animals and the donation of supplies to the needs of that animal community.
The Hometown Foundation, Inc. x Stock Up Express recognizes that our emergency response personnel dedicate their lives and time to keeping our communities safe daily. They are always there when we need them most, which is why it is a part of our mission to give back to them. As a Foundation, we fully support our first responders through monetary donations as well as supplying necessary equipment, training, attire, Police K-9s, and more. The Foundation provides educational programs and training opportunities for police and firefighters across the country through our expositions and programs. On-site training is provided in our warehouses and company-owned facilities for emergency response personnel to utilize and train at their convenience.
Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities or in Need
The Hometown Foundation, Inc. x Stock Up Express began with a mission to raise money for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. To date, The Foundation has raised millions of dollars for individuals with disabilities and individuals in need. Through our signature event, The Dream Ride Experience, The Hometown Foundation brings together individuals from across the globe to break stereotypes, while celebrating inclusion and acceptance. The Foundation is devoted to helping those facing challenges. To serve individuals, families, and children in need, we host our annual HungerLESS Holidays campaign as well as our annual Holiday Toy Drive.
The Hometown Foundation, Inc. x Stock Up Express is committed to helping those affected by major illnesses as we understand the stress and pain that coincides with a diagnosis. Illness, both chronic and acute, can take its toll on families and we are proud to support individuals, organizations, programs, and research that assist in various areas of care. Throughout The Foundation's existence, we have supported the medical community and those suffering from a major illness in our goal of creating a healthier community.
The Hometown Foundation, Inc. x Stock Up Express recognizes the importance of our military and we appreciate their dedication to our country. They help keep us safe every day and we can never thank them enough for their dedication and commitment. The Hometown Foundation provides emotional and physical support by honoring our fallen heroes through the donation of Police K-9s as well as donating PTSD dogs to veterans.
We continue to support our active-duty members, veterans, and their families through our fundraising events and year-round initiatives. We continuously work towards increasing our involvement with the military community to help support those who serve our country daily.