Based in Louisville, Kentucky, Thorntons currently operates over 190 stores that provide fresh foods, high quality beverages and fuel in six states: Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee. Thorntons’ mission is not only to provide top of the line food and beverages, but makes giving back a top priority in every market. Connect with Thorntons on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @ThorntonsLLC.




Thorntons Introduces GripHero Hand Protectors for Guest Safety at the Pump

Kentucky-based convenience store chain leads the way as the first fuel retailer in the U.S. to offer award winning GripHero hand protectors. Thorntons is proud to introduce GripHero anti-static hand protectors as the company’s latest measure to enhance Guest safety. Award winning GripHero hand protectors are anti-static, biodegradable and designed for use around fuel — and are now available at every fuel pump at every Thorntons store nationwide.

April 29, 2020
Thorntons Says Thank You to Frontline Medical Personnel with Donut Deliveries in Kentuckiana and Fre

(Louisville, KY – April 14, 2020) – Thorntons would like to thank our doctors, nurses, first responders and other medical personnel who are working tirelessly on the frontlines to care for our community during this unique and challenging time. Beginning on Easter Sunday and continuing indefinitely, Thorntons will deliver fresh and delicious donuts to local area hospitals.

April 14, 2020
Thorntons Says Thank You to Local Communities with Fuel Discount to All Guests and Free Beverage to

(Louisville, KY – March 26, 2020) – From now through the end of March, Thorntons is saying thank you to our communities with two limited time offers. Fuel Discount for All Guests (1) From now until March 31st, guests can receive 10 cents off per gallon when they stop in to fuel up at their local Thorntons location. (2) Free Beverage for First Responders & Health Care Workers Click VIEW PDF to learn more!

March 26, 2020
Thorntons Now Hiring Contingent Workers in All Stores

Thorntons stores remain open to serve our guests and provide fuel and other basic needs to Emergency Service Providers, health care workers and other essential business workers. We also recognize many community members are personally and economically impacted by temporary shutdowns and travel restrictions. To help our communities and to continue to serve our guests, Thorntons is hiring part-time temporary contingent workers at all of our locations during this challenging time.

March 20, 2020
A Letter to our Guests Regarding COVID-19 March 13

Every Thorntons guest is a valued guest and your health and safety are important to us. We always have and always will work hard every day to make sure you can count on our stores to be clean and safe places to stop for your on-the-go needs. In light of growing concerns over COVID-19, we want you to know that we are increasing our already high standards to continue to operate our stores and provide great guest service when you need us most.

March 17, 2020
Thorntons Offers Free Items to Nashville-Area Guests to Aid in Tornado Relief Efforts

Nashville-area Thorntons stores will offer designated items free of charge to guests while supplies last though the weekend. Residents and local relief workers are invited to stop by designated stores to pick up items.

March 6, 2020
Thorntons Celebrates 200th Store Opening with Commitment to Hunger Relief

(Louisville, KY – January 7, 2020) – In celebration of opening the company’s 200th store, Thorntons LLC is pledging up to $200,000 to help feed the hungry. Donations will come from the sale of a new 24 ounce limited edition coffee cup that will be introduced in all stores on Wednesday. The company will donate 20 cents from each limited edition cup sold to hunger relief organizations in the communities where it operates.

January 13, 2020

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