bd’s Mongolian Grill Raises Nearly $20,000 for Folds of Honor Foundation
Company’s Veterans Day Campaign Helps Provide Educational Scholarships to Families of Veterans
November 28, 2017 // Franchising.com // Burnsville, Minn. - In support of the spouses and children of fallen and disabled United States military members, popular create-your-own stir-fry restaurant bd’s Mongolian Grill raised $19,293.81 through a Veterans Day fundraiser benefitting the Folds of Honor Foundation. The fundraiser was held October 26 through November 12.
Folds of Honor is a non-profit organization that works to provide educational scholarships for spouses and children of fallen and disabled soldiers. During the fundraiser, bd’s sold $2 pin-up slips in exchange for $5 gift cards valid toward another visit to the restaurant. All of the campaign donations and 10 percent of bd’s sales generated on Veterans Day went directly to Folds of Honor.
“Bd’s is honored to be a part of such an amazing organization,” said Joe Phraner, President and COO of bd’s Mongolian Grill. “We are grateful for the opportunity to support our nation’s heroes and their loved ones through educational opportunities.”
In 2016, Folds of Honor awarded more than 3,600 scholarships, contributing to the 10,000-plus scholarships granted since 2007.
“We can’t thank bd’s enough for their help and dedication to our organization. Their continuous support has made all the difference in the lives of Veteran families,” said Major Dan Rooney, Founder of the Folds of Honor Foundation. “It is with the help of organizations such as bd’s that we are able to give back to the families who sacrificed everything.”
In 2017, bd’s raised a total of $45,057.74 for the Folds of Honor Foundation, funded through a combined effort of its Memorial Day campaign and Veterans Day campaign. For more information or to locate a bd’s Mongolian Grill near you, visit www.gomongo.com. For more information about the Folds of Honor Foundation, visit https://www.foldsofhonor.org.
About bd’s Mongolian Grill
bd’s Mongolian Grill first opened in 1992 in Royal Oak, Michigan, offering a fun and unique dining experience. bd's encourages guests to “Stir It Up, Your Way” allowing guests to build their own stir-fry with “Always Market Fresh” ingredients. bd’s offers a variety of choice meats and seafood, veggies & flavor-packed sauces, all freshly cooked (Mongolian-style) on a large, flat top grill. The chain has 25 restaurants, with 24 located domestically and one franchise location in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. To learn more about bd's Mongolian Grill, visit www.GoMongo.com.
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