SALT LAKE CITY, July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cafe Rio Mexican Grill announced their new partnership with No Kid Hungry® to support the non-profit organization's mission to end childhood hunger in America. To kick off the initial year-long partnership, the company is launching a promotion in July and participating in Dine Out for No Kid Hungry in September. Their goal is to raise $100,000 by the end of the year.
"No Kid Hungry has created an extremely successful program that makes a large, positive impact for children in impoverished areas and communities, providing millions of meals to those in need," said Ben Craner, Chief Marketing Officer of Cafe Rio Mexican Grill. "We are extremely honored to partner with No Kid Hungry, pooling our resources and efforts together to help end childhood hunger in the United States. We hope that this will be the first of many years working with this amazing organization."
In celebration of two July Cafe Rio grand openings, they will launch a month-long campaign staring July 1. For every kid's meal purchased, Cafe Rio will donate $1 to No Kid Hungry, up to $10,000. They will also host a one-day fundraising effort, July 22, in all 81 locations across the country for people to donate in restaurant or online. 100% of the donations collected will be given to the organization. July 22 marks the opening of their new restaurant in West Jordan, Utah, and July 29 is the second opening in Phoenix, Arizona.
"Cafe Rio's powerful year-long commitment to helping end childhood hunger is more proof that the restaurant industry is leading the way in this fight, and we're honored to have them on board," said Diana Hovey, Managing Director of Dine Out for No Kid Hungry.
About No Kid Hungry
No child should go hungry in America, but 1 in 5 kids will face hunger this year. Using proven, practical solutions, No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger today by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast and families learn the skills they need to shop and cook on a budget. When we all work together, we can make sure all kids get the healthy food they need. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of national anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength. Join us at NoKidHungry.org.
Cafe Rio Mexican Grill, Inc.:
Cafe Rio Mexican Grill, Inc., headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, has been serving its loyal customers fresh Mexican food since 1997. Their menu is inspired by the traditional Mexican cooking found in the Rio Grande region of Northern Mexico, Southern Texas, and New Mexico. Cafe Rio specializes in serving its customers the highest-quality, made-from-scratch Mexican meals, using only the freshest ingredients.
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