OMAHA, Neb., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Omaha Steaks today announced a gift of more than $53,000 to the Armed Forces Foundation, a national organization that is dedicated to providing comfort and support to members of the military and their families. In recognition of Memorial Day, the company promoted the sale of specially created "Salute Our Troops" packages throughout the month of May, donating a percentage of the sales generated to the organization.
Omaha Steaks "Salute Our Troops" packages included a variety of gourmet foods from premium beef to rich desserts at varying price points. Customers who purchased a Salute Our Troops package showed their support for members of the military and their families, and also personally received a special thank you gift of free standard shipping and a $20 reward card from Omaha Steaks for use on a future purchase.
"As a fifth-generation family-owned company, we believe in giving back to the men and women that sacrifice so much to protect our freedoms," said President Bruce Simon. "We wanted to honor both past and current members of the U.S. military with a donation to the Armed Forces Foundation to show our support for those who have served our country, protecting this great nation that we proudly call home."
About Omaha Steaks
Omaha Steaks, founded in 1917, is an Omaha, Nebraska-based, fifth-generation, family-owned company that markets and distributes a wide variety of the finest quality USDA-approved, grain fed beef and other gourmet foods including seafood, pork, poultry, side dishes, appetizers, complete meals and desserts. Today, Omaha Steaks is recognized as the nation's largest direct response marketer of premium beef and gourmet foods, available to customers by calling 1-800-228-9055, online at www.OmahaSteaks.com or at retail stores nationwide.
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