Fazoli's Donates 9-Tons of Food for Relief to The Philippines
Offers Free Meals to Anyone Who Donates to Feed The Children
LEXINGTON, Ky., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Typhoon Haiyan caused massive devastation to the Philippines, with 9.6 million people affected across 41 provinces and more than 615,000 people displaced, making hunger relief critical. Feed The Children, one of the largest global disaster and hunger relief organizations, is responding by sending massive amounts of food and supplies to the country. But this has strained the organization's ability to meet disaster and hunger relief needs in the United States, such as responding to those displaced by the storms that ravaged the Midwest this weekend.
Fazoli's is helping by donating 9-tons of food to Feed The Children and rewarding anyone who donates with a voucher for a free entree at any participating Fazoli's restaurant across the country. Simply visit www.fazolis.com to make a donation to Feed The Children and receive a receipt for free Pasta Marinara. With the 9-ton food donation, Fazoli's has now donated more than 21-tons of food to Feed The Children.
After seeing the news reports on the devastation in the Philippines, Fazoli's CEO Carl Howard is glad to have an international relief partner like Feed The Children as a conduit to help.
"Feed The Children has an extensive distribution network that allows the organization to respond quickly to disasters here in the United States and around the world," said Howard. "We are pleased that we can help. And we want to thank our guests, who have been so generous in the past, by offering a free entrée for making a donation as well."
Founded in 1979, Feed The Children's mission is to provide hope and resources for those without life's essentials. A BBB Wise Giving Alliance accredited charity, Feed The Children is one of the largest charities based in the U.S., providing more than 350,000 children around the world with a hot, nourishing meal every day. Here in the U.S., nearly 10 million people receive assistance each year from food and supplies distributed through over 1,200 local partner agencies. For more information, visit www.feedthechildren.org.
An American family favorite for more than 25 years, Fazoli's ranked #2 overall among large national fast-food chains in the prestigious Zagat Survey. With a premium menu of freshly prepared Italian entrees, oven-baked sandwiches and salads, a new service style featuring table service and a contemporary new restaurant design, Fazoli's is expanding throughout the country. Founded in Lexington, Ky. in 1988, Fazoli's was acquired by Sun Capital Partners in 2006.