PR Newswire: news distribution, targeting and monitoring
2014

Luby's Inc. Raises $22,500 For Oklahoma Tornado Disaster Relief With One Day Dining For Dollars Initiative At Houston Area Luby's And Fuddruckers Locations

Share with Twitter Share with LinkedIn

HOUSTON, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 22, 2013, with the support of both its hometown area Luby's and Fuddruckers branded restaurants, Houston-based Luby's Inc. helped to raise thousands of dollars earmarked for tornado disaster relief in neighboring Oklahoma.  In total, the dining for dollars initiative generated $22,500 in a four-hour window.  Luby's Inc. collected $18,500 for the American Red Cross, while a partnership with CBS Radio Houston affiliates earned an additional $4,000 in funds for the "Houston Helps: Money For Moore" donation drive and food event.

According to Peter Tropoli, Chief Operating Officer, "Our heart goes out to Oklahoma residents who were directly impacted by the devastating effects of the recent tornadoes and storms.  We count many team members as residents of that state, and as neighbors, we felt it was our duty to try to lend our aid with recovery assistance.  We greatly appreciate the support of our Houston restaurants and loyal patrons in making these donations possible."

Luby's, the iconic cafeteria chain, and Fuddruckers, a landmark fast casual brand, have a combined history of nearly 100 years in Texas and have long had ties to Oklahoma with locations of both restaurants in that market.

About Luby's Inc.
Luby's, Inc. operates restaurants under the brands Luby's Cafeteria, Fuddruckers and Cheeseburger in Paradise and provides food service management through its Luby's Culinary Services division.  The company-operated restaurants include 93 Luby's cafeterias, 65 Fuddruckers restaurants, 23 Cheeseburger in Paradise full service restaurants and bars, two Koo KooRoo Chicken Bistros, and one Bob Luby's Seafood Grill. Its 93 Luby's cafeterias are located throughout Texas and other states. Its Fuddruckers restaurants include 65 company-operated locations and 120 franchises across the United States (including Puerto Rico), Canada, and Mexico. Luby's Culinary Services provides food service management to 18 sites consisting of healthcare, higher education and corporate dining locations.

SOURCE Luby's, Inc.



RELATED LINKS
http://www.lubysinc.com

Featured Video

Journalists and Bloggers

Visit PR Newswire for Journalists for releases, photos, ProfNet experts, and customized feeds just for Media.

View and download archived video content distributed by MultiVu on The Digital Center.

Share with Twitter Share with LinkedIn
 

Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

 

 
 

PR Newswire Membership

Fill out a PR Newswire membership form or contact us at (888) 776-0942.

 
 

Learn about PR Newswire services

Request more information about PR Newswire products and services or call us at (888) 776-0942.

 

Online Member Center

Not a Member?
Click Here to Join
Login
Search News Releases
Advanced Search
Search
  1. PR Newswire Services
  2. Knowledge Center
  3. Browse News Releases
  4. Contact PR Newswire
  5. Send a News Release