September 02, 2014 // Franchising.com // DALLAS, TEXAS – In America, 1 out of 5 children struggle with hunger. On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina® is supporting Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign by raising funds at its restaurants.
From September 2-9, On The Border guests will have the option to add a donation to their check. Also, there will information placed on every table to help educate guests about the cause.
"On The Border is extremely proud to participate in such a positive campaign," said Ward Whitworth, President of On The Border. "I am certain our guests will be more than willing to contribute to this great cause."
In 2013, nearly 9,000 restaurants raised $7.5 million for the No Kid Hungry campaign. No Kid Hungry funds are used to raise awareness about child hunger in the U.S., create public and private partnerships that align kids with the resources they need, support nutrition programs like School Breakfast and Summer Meals, and educate kids and their families on how to cook healthy meals with limited resources.
"Everyone - private citizens, businesses, policymakers, and nonprofits - has a role in helping end childhood hunger in America," said Billy Shore, Founder and CEO of Share Our Strength®. "We welcome On The Border to the campaign and encourage everyone to dine out often at participating restaurants wherever they are this September. Then visit NoKidHungry.org to join this national movement to ensure that every child in America has access to the nutritious food they need, every day."
No child should grow up hungry in America, but one in five children struggles with hunger. Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign is ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day. The No Kid Hungry campaign connects kids in need to effective nutrition programs like school breakfast and summer meals and teaches low-income families to cook healthy, affordable meals. This work is accomplished through the No Kid Hungry network, made up of private citizens, public officials, nonprofits, business leaders and others providing innovative hunger solutions in their communities. Join us at NoKidHungry.org.
On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina is the world’s largest Mexican casual dining chain, offering an extensive menu of great-tasting, classic and contemporary Mexican food, like sizzling mesquite-grilled fajitas, and Margaritas as big and bold as the border itself. On The Border is owned by Border Holdings, LLC, with 155 restaurants in 36 states, Puerto Rico, Asia and the Middle East. Follow and ‘like’ On The Border on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OnTheBorderMexicanGrillandCantina, and @OnTheBorder on Twitter. For more information, visit www.ontheborder.com.
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