The Habit Burger Grill Raises over $449,000 To Fight Childhood Hunger
Funds will help No Kid Hungry Provide Over Four Million Meals to Kids in Need
November 07, 2018 // Franchising.com // IRVINE, CA - The Habit Restaurant, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT) announces the company has raised $449,710 to help kids in need across America. The Habit’s donation to the No Kid Hungry campaign will help provide over four million meals to kids who struggle with hunger.
For the fourth year, The Habit partnered with No Kid Hungry to help children and families who are unsure of their next meal. Over the course of four years, The Habit Burger Grill has donated more than 1.6 million dollars to No Kid Hungry on their mission to end childhood hunger in the US.
“Together with our guests we are honored to support children and families in need across the country,” said Russ Bendel, CEO of The Habit Burger Grill. “We want to thank every one of our guests who donated in support of this effort. It will make a difference.”
“We are so grateful to The Habit Burger Grill team members and guests who helped raise more than $449,000 in donations to No Kid Hungry,” Diana Hovey, Senior Vice President of Dine Out for No Kid Hungry. “Thanks to partners like The Habit Burger Grill, No Kid Hungry is able to connect more than five million meals this year to kids around the country who struggle with hunger.”
The purpose of No Kid Hungry is to make childhood hunger a thing of the past. In partnership with local programs, No Kid Hungry provides meals, and works with families on how to shop on a budget and cook healthier meals.
About No Kid Hungry
No child should go hungry in America, but 1 in 6 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, eat healthy summer meals, 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.
About The Habit Restaurants, Inc.
The Habit Burger Grill is a burger-centric, fast casual restaurant concept that specializes in preparing fresh, made-to-order chargrilled burgers and sandwiches featuring USDA choice tri-tip steak, grilled chicken and sushi-grade ahi tuna cooked over an open flame. In addition, it features fresh made-to-order salads and an appealing selection of sides, shakes and malts. The Habit was named the "best tasting burger in America" in July 2014 in a comprehensive survey conducted by one of America's leading consumer magazines. The first Habit opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969. The Habit has since grown to over 230 restaurants in 11 states throughout California, Arizona, Utah, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Virginia, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Washington and Maryland as well as five international locations. More information is available at www.habitburger.com.
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