DALLAS, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Corner Bakery Cafe raised over $250,000 for Share Our Strength's Dine Out for No Kid Hungry campaign this year to help end childhood hunger in America. Since 2008, Corner Bakery Cafe has donated $1.2 million in total contributions to Share Our Strength.
In the sixth year of their partnership with Share Our Strength, Corner Bakery Cafe held a system-wide in-store fundraiser from September 1 to September 29 in which guests who donated $1 or more to the No Kid Hungry campaign received a free freshly baked Whoopee Cookie on their next visit. Guests who donated $5 or more received a booklet of special Corner Bakery Cafe offers valued at over $25.
Additionally, Corner Bakery Cafe held a secondary fundraising promotion featuring their all-natural Old-Fashioned Lemonade and new Hibiscus Lemonade. From July 29 to September 30, Corner Bakery Cafe donated $1 from every special edition 16 oz. tumbler purchase to No Kid Hungry. Guests who purchased the new custom-designed tumblers also received lemonade refills for $1 on return visits, with a portion of the proceeds going to No Kid Hungry.
"It's amazing every year to see our generous guests and dedicated team members come together like this and contribute to such an important cause," said Diana Hovey, Chief Marketing Officer of Corner Bakery Cafe. "We are all working towards one common goal – to make sure every child has a nutritious meal to eat."
About Corner Bakery Cafe
Corner Bakery Cafe is a fast-casual restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner to guests in 16 states and Washington, D.C. Established in 1991, Corner Bakery Cafe restaurants are owned and operated by CBC Restaurant Corp. with more than 160 company-owned and franchised locations around the country. Founded on a philosophy of creating a place for people to relax and gather with family and friends, Corner Bakery Cafe features innovative, seasonal menu options while delivering a premier bakery cafe experience in the heart of neighborhoods everywhere. For more information, visit www.cornerbakerycafe.com.
About Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry® Campaign
No child should grow up hungry in America, but one in five children struggles with hunger. Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry® campaign is ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day. The No Kid Hungry campaign connects kids in need to effective nutrition programs like school breakfast and summer meals and teaches low-income families to cook healthy, affordable meals through Cooking Matters. This work is accomplished through the No Kid Hungry network, made up of private citizens, public officials, nonprofits, business leaders and others providing innovative hunger solutions in their communities. Join us at NoKidHungry.org.
SOURCE Corner Bakery Cafe