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Chipotle Kicks Off Pride Month with 'Always Real' Actions for the LGBTQIA+ Community
Chipotle Mexican Grill announced its 'Always Real' support for the LGBTQIA+ community in honor of Pride month. Chipotle worked with its PRIDE Employee Resource Group to identify pressing issues that members of the community face, and together developed its first-ever program dedicated to yearlong support.
'Always Real' FoodFood insecurity, the state of being without reliable access to enough affordable, nutritious food, disproportionately affects members of the LGBTQ community. LGBTQ adults living in the U.S. are nearly twice as likely to be experiencing food...
SONIC Drive-In Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Day with $1.5 Million Donation and Free Cheeseburgers
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day on Tuesday, May 3rd, SONIC Drive-In will match up to $1.5 million in donations to DonorsChoose, a national nonprofit that allows individuals to donate directly to public school classroom requests submitted by teachers. SONIC is also thanking teachers by offering a free cheeseburger with purchase to all enrolled in the SONIC Teachers’ Circle, a free rewards program exclusively for educators available through the SONIC App.*
Funded through every drink purchase,** SONIC’s Limeades for Learning...
Restaurant Online Ordering System eHungry Cooks Up New Features
eHungry, a popular private label restaurant ordering system, announces they have rolled out the latest version of their online ordering platform for their restaurant clients. The exciting update to their system includes a new customer-focused design and numerous new features: advanced prep times and throttling to help restaurants avoid being slammed with orders; integration with over 70 payment providers so restaurants can save on credit card fees; an enhanced mobile app for better order handling; and a free website builder for new restaurants that don't have a Web presence...
CORE® Asks Brands To Inspire Hope For Restaurant Families
CORE® (Children of Restaurant Employees), a national non-profit organization that provides financial help to food and beverage employees with children, recently announced its second launch of the Inspiring Hope campaign. The campaign calls on brands to take a stand in supporting the food and beverage industry, which has been hit hard over the past year.
"Medical bills are the number one reason for a bankruptcy in the U.S. and more than 80% of CORE grants are due to a medical crisis. Additionally more than 50% of..."
Smithfield Foods Contributes $2 Million to Ukraine Crisis Relief Efforts
Smithfield Foods, Inc. today announced cash and in-kind donations totaling $2 million to crisis relief efforts aiding the citizens of Ukraine and those seeking refuge in surrounding areas. In response to escalating violence in Ukraine, Smithfield will expand ongoing refugee relocation and aid assistance underway through its operations in Central Europe with $250,000 donations to each of the following nonprofit disaster-relief organizations:
- Global Red Cross Network, including the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the...
Give Back and Throwback in the New Year with the BOOK IT!® Bundle from Pizza Hut
Beginning today, Pizza Hut is offering the BOOK IT! Bundle, the perfect way to feed the whole family while accomplishing New Year's resolutions to give back.
Available through December 31, 2022 at participating Pizza Hut locations nationwide, for every BOOK IT! Bundle sold, Pizza Hut will donate $1.00 to our literacy partner First Book, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring educational equity. The BOOK IT! Bundle includes 2 large, 1-topping pizzas and breadsticks making it the ideal feast for past...
Kentucky Tornado Victims to Benefit from Beef and Bourbon Dinners by David Burke
To help rebuild the lives of those impacted by the tornadoes that ravaged Western Kentucky on Dec. 10 and 11 (including members of his extended business family), world renowned chef and restaurateur David Burke will orchestrate simultaneous Kentucky-themed dinners benefitting the Team Western Kentucky Relief Fund on Thursday, Jan. 13 at nine of his restaurants in New Jersey, New York, and North Carolina. The three-course $150 per person meal will showcase Kentucky's most famous export, bourbon–courtesy of...
Tyson Foods Donates 600,000 Meals for Storm Relief in Kentucky, Tennessee
Tyson Foods is donating 600,000 meals (150,000 pounds of protein) and deploying other disaster relief efforts to help support parts of Kentucky, Tennessee and other states devastated by the recent tornadoes.
The company is partnering with Walmart to help feed families and relief workers in Mayfield, Kentucky, which is home to Tyson team members who work at its poultry complex in nearby Union City, Tennessee. Plans are also underway to provide food and other assistance in Bowling Green, Kentucky, as well as other nearby communities. Food will also...
Grubhub And Restaurant Strong Fund to Give $4 Million to Restaurants
Today, Grubhub, a leading global online food delivery marketplace, and The Greg Hill Foundation's Restaurant Strong Fund, announced they will be giving $4 million in grants to support restaurants across the country that have been working hard to survive the pandemic. Ranging from $5,000 to $50,000, the grants are part of the Restaurant Strong Fund's All Day campaign and will help restaurant owners fund indoor and outdoor dining improvements, equipment and technology maintenance and upgrades, marketing and promotion efforts, staff hiring and training, Covid-19...
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