DALLAS - November 06, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. today announced a partnership with Hope for the Brave, a North Texas organization focused on building awareness and facilitating collaborations in housing, healthcare, education and employment for veterans re-entering the community. Dickey’s Barbecue will be giving 10% of all sales of local whole meats and holiday meals to Hope for the Brave during November and December.
"Dickey’s Barbecue was founded by my grandfather in 1941 after he returned from the trenches of World War I," said Roland Dickey, Jr. President and CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. "Veterans and their service to our great country have always been a cause close to the hearts of the Dickey family. We’re so proud to support Hope for the Brave."
In the next year, North Texas will welcome home 26,000 veterans and many will need assistance making the transition to civilian lives. Hope for the Brave provides a safety net for returning veterans by partnering with proven community organizations to facilitate support in multiple areas including housing, emergency life needs, employment solutions, and post-traumatic stress treatment.
In the months of November and December, participating Dickey’s Barbecue Pit locations will be giving 10% of all whole meat sales and holiday meals to Hope for the Brave.
Dickey’s Barbecue was founded by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue. More than 72 years later, the Dallas-based family run barbecue franchise still offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids meals every Sunday. All meats are slow smoked on site in each restaurant. The fast-casual family-friendly concept has expanded to over 340 locations in 42 states and holds the title of the world’s largest barbecue franchise. This year both Technomic and Nation’s Restaurant News named Dickey’s "Fastest-growing restaurant in the country" and they were also named "Best Franchise Deal" by QSR Magazine. For more information, visit Dickey.coms or for barbecue franchise opportunities call (866) 340-6188.