The Volk Family to be honored at 2016 Promise Ball Gala
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–STORE
Capital Corporation (NYSE: STOR), an internally managed net-lease
real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in Single Tenant
Operational Real Estate, is proud to support the
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) as Gold Sponsor of the 2016
Promise Ball Gala: “An Evening of Gratitude” being held November 12,
2016, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Christopher H. Volk, President and CEO of
STORE Capital, and his family are this year’s honorees.
“Our family has volunteered for the JDRF ever since our son was
diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of seven,” said Christopher H.
Volk. “Since then, the leadership, coordinated research and advocacy
undertaken by the JDRF have made a meaningful difference in our lives,
for which we are grateful. This year, the money raised at the gala will
be applied to encapsulation research, which is a game-changing
initiative having the potential to alleviate the burden of this disease.
My family and STORE Capital are honored to support scientific progress
that seeks to make day-to-day life with Type 1 diabetes easier, safer
JDRF’s annual Promise Ball is one of Arizona’s largest fundraising galas
attracting nearly 700 society and industry leaders from across the city.
The black-tie event includes live and silent auctions, dancing and
entertainment, providing the perfect occasion to celebrate the progress
JDRF is making and support ongoing life-changing therapies to positively
impact the lives of millions living with Type 1 diabetes.
JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D)
research. Our mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to
cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. To accomplish this,
JDRF has invested more than $2 billion in research funding since our
inception. We are an organization built on a grassroots model of people
connecting in their local communities, collaborating regionally for
efficiency and broader fundraising impact, and uniting on a national
stage to pool resources, passion, and energy. We collaborate with
academic institutions, policymakers, and corporate and industry partners
to develop and deliver a pipeline of innovative therapies to people
living with T1D. Our staff and volunteers throughout the United States
and our six international affiliates are dedicated to advocacy,
community engagement and our vision of a world without T1D. For more
information, please visit jdrf.org.
About STORE Capital
STORE Capital Corporation is an internally managed net-lease real estate
investment trust, or REIT, that is the leader in the acquisition,
investment and management of Single Tenant Operational Real Estate,
which is its target market and the inspiration for its name. STORE
Capital is one of the largest and fastest growing net-lease REITs and
owns a large, well-diversified portfolio that consists of investments in
1,576 property locations, substantially all of which are profit centers,
in 48 states. Additional information about STORE Capital can be found on
its website at www.storecapital.com.
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Tricia Ross, 310-622-8226