OMAHA, Neb., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Omaha Steaks is proud to support the Armed Forces Foundation through a Salute Our Troops initiative which will run through the month of May. The campaign will salute members of the U.S. military, while raising funds to support the Armed Forces Foundation, a national organization that is dedicated to providing comfort and support to members of the military and their families.
Highlights of the month-long Salute Our Troops campaign include:
- A special promotion where ten percent from the sale of specially created Omaha Steaks packages will be donated to the Armed Forces Foundation. Packages are available by calling 1-800-228-9055, online at www.OmahaSteaks.com or at one of the company's more than 80 retail stores nationwide.
- An in-store campaign where customers are invited to purchase paper flags at $1 each for display in the store with all proceeds being donated to the Armed Forces Foundation.
- Social media Facebook and Twitter photo contest, where people are invited to post or tweet a photo saluting a loved one in the military or veteran they would like to personally thank for a chance to win a Salute Our Troops package.
- A salute to Omaha Steaks employee veterans, who will be honored through blog posts on www.SteakBytes.com
"As a fifth-generation, family-owned company, we are proud to support the Armed Forces Foundation and their efforts to help those who have served our country and their families," said President Bruce Simon. "Our goal is to show our appreciation for those who have bravely served and selflessly sacrificed to protect 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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