PHILANTHROPY: For the 10th consecutive year, Fresno 7-Eleven Franchisee Serge Haitayan will donate more than 800 coats to local students just in time for cooler weather to arrive. Since 2007, Haitayan has donated more than 5,250 coats to students and families of Clovis and Fresno Unified Schools. Specifically, the coats this year will be donated to students at Molly S. Bakman, Turner, Fancher Creek and Temperance Kutner elementary schools.
Serge Haitayan, owner of the Clovis & Belmont 7-Eleven, donated 200 coats to the school. (more…)
Ten years ago, Serge Haitayan watched as Fancher Creek Elementary School school students exited a bus during the cold winter months wearing T-shirts. The owner of 7-Eleven [and Belmont Car Wash] at Clovis and Belmont avenues saw a need and addressed it.
A 7-Eleven store owner continues to open his wallet and his heart for his customers, including those who can’t afford to pay for a hot dog.Serge Haitayan has owned the store on Clovis and Belmont in southeast Fresno for more than 20 years.Serge put up a sign, which reads, “He who is hungry and can’t pay for a hot dog, you can have one for free.”