Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar Raises $25,000 for Special Olympics
Dallas-Based Casual Dining Brand Bands Together to Raise Funds for Special Olympics
September 20, 2016 // Franchising.com // DALLAS – Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar’s (Boston’s) non-profit organization, the Boston’s Pizza Foundation, raised $25,000 for Special Olympics Inc. throughout the month of August. The funds were raised between the 29 locations across the country through the Foundation’s new Kid’s Cards Campaign.
This year marked the first partnership between the Boston’s Pizza Foundation and Special Olympics, the world’s largest organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Kid’s Cards were available at all Boston’s locations in exchange for a $5 donation, with 90 percent of the proceeds benefitted Special Olympics. Guests can redeem their Kid’s Cards for five free Kid’s Meals through the end of 2016.
“We are honored to have partnered with an organization that positively impacts the lives of so many people throughout the United States and globally, and we hope to continue this partnership in years to come,” said Troy Cooper, Chief Operating Officer of Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar. “Boston’s is a strong supporter of giving back to the community, so we especially loved that the funds raised went directly back to the communities where they were donated from.”
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.
“Special Olympics empowers over 5 million athletes worldwide, and generous donations like Boston’s truly change the game for our athletes. We look forward to continuing our partnership with Boston’s and improving the lives of people with intellectual disabilities,” said Chad Jones, Vice President of Business Development for Special Olympics.
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.
About the Boston’s Pizza Foundation
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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