SALT LAKE CITY and DALLAS, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lone Star Steakhouse and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® today announced that they have formed a new fundraising partnership. Beginning March 29, Lone Star Steakhouse restaurants will donate a portion of proceeds from every sale of its new Triple Chocolate Miracle Cake™ to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, a children's charity that raises funds for more than 170 pediatric hospitals.
Lone Star Steakhouse's new Triple Chocolate Miracle Cake is a rich, flavorful and decadent dessert that will be available at all Lone Star Steakhouse locations nationwide. Proceeds from the sale of each serving of Triple Chocolate Miracle Cake™ will benefit the Children's Miracle Network Hospital nearest each Lone Star Steakhouse location. Lone Star Steakhouse has set a goal to raise more than $100,000 for the nearly 60 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals benefiting from this campaign. To find a restaurant near you, visit www.lonestarsteakhouse.com.
"Children's Miracle Network Hospitals is proud to partner with Lone Star Steakhouse restaurants to further our mission of raising funds for children's hospitals," said John Lauck, president and CEO of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. "Lone Star Steakhouse embodies a commitment to the communities in which they operate and I know that together we will make miracles happen for local kids."
"I am incredibly excited about our new partnership with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and know that every one of our Lone Star Steakhouse restaurants will enjoy being part of something special to help children in our local communities," said Patrick Droesch, President and COO, Lone Star Steakhouse "The best part of this partnership is that money raised in local restaurants will stay in individual communities across the United States and help the nearest Children's Miracle Network Hospital."
Like all Children's Miracle Network Hospitals fundraisers, the funds raised from the Lone Star Steakhouse "Miracle Cake" campaign will help create miracles by funding medical care, research and education that saves and improves the lives of 17 million children treated at Children's Miracle Network Hospitals each year.
About Lone Star Steakhouse
Lone Star Steakhouse™ operates 108 restaurants in the United States that deliver an authentic Texas-themed experience, offering truly unique and flavorful food and outstanding service to every guest. The Lone Star menu features a selection of high quality hand-cut and mesquite-grilled steaks, chicken, ribs, salads, seafood and burgers. Each Lone Star Steakhouse location offers a fun and casual atmosphere, perfect for any size group, and a fun full-service bar at all locations.
About Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds for 170 children's hospitals across North America, which, in turn, use the money where it's needed the most. When a donation is given it stays in the community, ensuring that every dollar is helping local kids. Since 1983, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $4 billion, most of it $1 at a time. These donations have gone to support research and training, purchase equipment, and pay for uncompensated care, all in support of our mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Learn more at CMNHospitals.org.
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