August 01, 2016 // Franchising.com // DALLAS – Just in time for the 2016 Olympic Games, Dallas-based Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar’s (Boston’s) non-profit organization, the Boston’s Pizza Foundation, today announces the launch of its new Kid’s Cards program to raise funds for the Special Olympics. The new program will run until the end of August.
From now until August 31st, Kid’s Cards can be purchased for a donation of $5 and are redeemable for five free kids’ meals at any Boston’s location until the end of the year. All proceeds from the sales of Kid’s Cards will benefit the Special Olympics, the world’s largest organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. This marks the first partnership between the Boston’s Pizza Foundation and the Special Olympics.
“The Special Olympics is unique in the way that it tracks funds closely to ensure they end up back in the communities where they were donated from, so it’s great to know that our efforts will directly circle back to the communities participating in the fundraiser,” said Troy Cooper, Chief Operating Officer of Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar. “We’re honored to partner with a world-wide organization focused around community and inclusion, regardless of ability or disability.”
The new Kid’s Cards program is part of a larger initiative at Boston’s aimed at enhancing its environment for children. Going on year round, the Boston’s Kids Program features kid-friendly menu items, mobile applications, a 3D-augmented reality game and other collectable items.
“Our restaurants are focused on offering a family-friendly dining experience, and in order to do so we have launched many children-inspired programs,” said Brad Bevill, Vice President of Marketing for Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar. “Our new Kid’s Card program is sure to create positive experience for the family and keep them coming back time and time again.”
Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar’s U.S. operations are based in Dallas and the company currently has 29 locations operating in 22 states. Boston’s is currently ranked amongst the America’s best franchises and for the second year in a row, ranked on Entrepreneur magazine’s ‘Top Global Franchise’ list, and No. 89 on the 2015 Franchise Times Top 200 (Plus 300) list.
Boston’s is both a family-friendly casual dining restaurant and an energetic sports bar, all under one roof. For over 50 years, Boston’s has specialized in providing a relaxing atmosphere and fabulous food to parties of all sizes. Boston’s motto is “We’ve gotcha covered,” and with 80+ menu items, primarily made in-house, they deliver on having something for every occasion and taste. For the second year in a row, Boston’s ranked on Entrepreneur magazine’s ‘Top Global Franchises’ list, and is currently listed at No. 89 on the 2015 Franchise Times Top 200 (Plus 300) list. With sales exceeding $1 Billion in system-wide gross sales, Boston’s grows through franchising and is currently looking to expand around the US and Mexico. Interested in opening in Texas, Southern California, the Mid-Atlantic Region, Southern Florida or Michigan? Visit http://franchise.bostons.com/ today.
Boston's is committed to giving back to the communities in which we operate. Focusing on children, the Boston’s Pizza Foundation seeks to provide a better start for youth within our communities. Building on this tradition first started by our parent company, Boston Pizza in Canada, Boston's Restaurant & Sports Bar has sold our specialty Heart-Shaped Pizzas, hosted annual Golf Tournaments, and initiated year-round fundraising initiatives in support of our national and local charity partners. Over the past thirteen years, the Boston's Pizza Foundation has raised over $1,700,000. The Boston’s Pizza Foundation is a Section 501(c)(3) exempt private foundation.
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