August 18, 2016 // Franchising.com // ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – In America, 1 in 5 children struggles with hunger. This September, Chronic Tacos is making every meal count by joining thousands of restaurants nationwide to raise funds for No Kid Hungry® in their restaurants. Starting September 8 through September 25, Chronic Tacos customers who donate $2 or more will receive a coupon for a free taco on their next visit. For more information on Chronic Tacos and this September event, visit www.eatchronictacos.com or www.NoKidHungry.org.
“No Kid Hungry is a wonderful organization doing great things to end Childhood Hunger and at Chronic Tacos we share their belief that no child in America should go hungry,” said Michael Mohammed, CEO of Chronic Tacos. “We feed thousands of customers a day, so it’s only fitting that we do our part to help those children who go without the necessary meals they need each day.”
Last year, Chronic Tacos raised 150,000 meals, and this year is looking to make a bigger impact. Chronic Tacos’ 2016 goal is to raise $25,000 - or 250,000 meals for kids struggling with hunger here in America.
Funds raised in support of No Kid Hungry’s work to connect vulnerable children to effective nutrition programs like School Breakfast and Summer Meals, creating public-private partnerships that work together to identify and break down barriers to giving children access to meals, and teaching low-income families how to stretch their food budgets and cook healthy, affordable meals.
“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®, the nonprofit that runs the No Kid Hungry campaign. “I 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.”
Chronic Tacos is a California-inspired Mexican grill that celebrates authenticity and the individuality of its customers. The fast-casual franchise is known for its fresh Mexican cuisine that is customized for each guest’s distinctive taste. Founded in 2002, the Aliso Viejo, California-based company has more than 30 locations operating across North America and is committed to serving only the highest quality ingredients and all-natural meats. Chronic Tacos offers traditional Mexican items such as tortas, taquitos, flautas and tacos as well as burritos, tostada bowls and salads, including a breakfast menu all day. Customers can choose from vegetarian and gluten-free options, as well as carne asada (steak), pollo asado (chicken), carnitas (slow-cooked pork) and al pastor (spicy marinated pork). Seafood lovers can also order grilled, beer-battered or baja-style fish and shrimp. Each restaurant incorporates original art designs inspired by traditional “Day of The Dead” art, creating a unique experience at each location. For more information or to find the nearest Chronic Tacos, visit www.eatchronictacos.com.
No child should go hungry in America, but 1 in 5 kids will face hunger this year. Using proven, practical solutions, No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger today by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast and families learn the skills they need to shop and cook on a budget. When we all work together, we can make sure kids get the healthy food they need. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of national anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength. Join us at NoKidHungry.org.
SOURCE Chronic Tacos