News and Events

Foster Fuels named “Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation”

November 14, 2019

Lynchburg, Va., November 13, 2019 –  Foster Fuels was named as an “Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation” by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Central Virginia Chapter. The family-owned company was recognized for its record of charitable giving throughout communities in central Virginia.   Since 1921, Foster Fuels has been serving its community and partnering with local and global…

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Foster Fuels President and CEO Watt R. Foster Jr. Inducted into Hall of Fame

November 11, 2019

Lynchburg, Va., November 11, 2019 – Foster Fuels’ President and CEO Watt R. Foster Jr., and his late father, Watt Robert “Bobby” Foster, were inducted into the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance Hall of Fame on November 8th, 2019. This honor is reserved for those who “lead by example and provide inspiration for all generations in…

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Foster Fuels Collects 408 Coats During “Spread the Warmth” Coat Drive 

November 5, 2019

Overwhelmed by the community response, Foster Fuels collected 408 coats during their first Spread the Warmth coat drive event. Community members were encouraged to gather any gently used, unneeded coats and take them to one of Foster Fuels’ area propane showrooms or the Amazement Square, located in downtown Lynchburg from August 13 to October 31.  …

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Display Sale – 2019

July 29, 2019

LAST SALE OF THE SEASON Believe it or not, cold weather is around the corner – is your home prepared? Visit one of our Hearth & Home locations for up to 40% off on certain gas logs, heaters, and stoves! Hurry! These prices last until August 31, 2019. FIND THE LOCATION NEAREST TO YOU!

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Spread the Warmth Coat Drive

July 25, 2019

2019 Foster Fuels Coat Drive Event   We are working with local organizations to collect and distribute gently-used coats to people who need them this winter. We will be hosting collection sites at each of our showroom locations. We will then distribute the donations to a trusted and reputable organization close to each individual showroom…

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Christmas In July – 2019

June 28, 2019

It’s Christmas in July! Save $150 off any item in our showroom* until July 31, 2019 Gas Logs/Wall Heaters/Tankless Water Heaters/Gas Grills Our Hearth & Home showrooms are giving you $150 off any item in the showroom*, making this summer the best time of the year to purchase propane appliances and accessories you need for the…

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Update: For the Birds

May 16, 2019

In 2017, we highlighted local craftsman Chris Russell. We have recently done a follow-up story on our partnership with Russell and his work helping to save the bluebirds. See the press release and story below. FOR THE BLUEBIRDS Local Skilled Entrepreneur Creates Homes for the Bluebird BROOKNEAL, VA – Chris Russell is a member of…

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Foster Fuels Donates to Local Schools During the Holidays

December 18, 2018

BROOKNEAL, Va., December 13, 2018  This Christmas season, our Foster Fuels family had the opportunity to donate over $7,500 to local county elementary schools in our market including: New London, TC Miller, Rustburg, Brookneal, Phenix, Sydnor Jennings, Chatham, Bedford, Amelon, and Tye River Elementary. These funds will go entirely towards meeting the unique needs of…

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Foster Fuels Responds Ahead of Hurricane Florence’s Impact

September 13, 2018

BROOKNEAL, Va., September 11, 2018 – Foster Fuels Mission Critical division has been activated in preparation for Hurricane Florence. With over one hundred fuel trucks already stationed throughout the East Coast, they plan on continuing to send assets as the week continues. The trucks are carrying loads of diesel, gasoline, propane and other necessary provisions….

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HURRICANE FLORENCE RELIEF: HOW YOU CAN HELP

Ways you can get involved Foster Fuels’ Mission Critical team is working alongside both local and national organizations and charities to prepare the emergency response for those affected by Hurricane Florence.  The need for emergency aid is great – below are some ways you can help respond to Hurricane Florence: AMERICAN RED CROSS The American…

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Foster Fuels Display Sale – August 2018

August 13, 2018

Cold weather is around the corner – is your home prepared? Visit one of our Hearth & Home locations for incredible deals on gas logs, heaters, and stoves! Hurry! These prices last until August 31st, 2018. Find the location nearest to you!    

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