SPARTANBURG, S.C., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Denny's and America's Egg Farmers have partnered to help end childhood hunger in the U.S. Beginning today, through Sept. 15, for every "Build Your Own Omelette" purchased from the new limited time #BYOomelette menu, America's Egg Farmers will donate one egg on behalf of Denny's guests to a No Kid Hungry® partner.
"We're delighted to join forces with America's Egg Farmers on such an important issue affecting children across the country," said Denny's Chief Executive Officer John Miller. "Through our partnership, and the incredibly generous donations from the organization and our guests, we hope to raise greater awareness and relief for childhood hunger."
"As America's Diner, Denny's is the perfect partner to help in our efforts to provide breakfast to hungry children," said American Egg Board President & CEO, Joanne C. Ivy. "We encourage everyone to visit their local Denny's and show their support for this incredibly worthwhile cause."
Additionally, through Oct. 31, more than 1,200 Denny's nationwide will sell coupons to raise funds for Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign, a national movement aimed at ending childhood hunger by connecting kids with healthy food where they live, learn and play. For a $3 donation, guests will receive $9 worth of coupons redeemable at participating Denny's. One hundred percent of proceeds will support No Kid Hungry's efforts to help the more than 16 million American children that struggle with hunger.
About Denny's Corp.
Denny's is one of America's largest full-service family restaurant chains, currently operating more than 1,680 franchised, licensed and company-owned restaurants across the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico, Honduras, Guam, Puerto Rico and New Zealand. For further information on Denny's, including news releases, please visit the Denny's website at www.dennys.com or the brand's social channels via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram or YouTube.
About the American Egg Board (AEB)
AEB connects America's egg farmers with consumers, communicates the value of The incredible edible egg™ and receives funding from a national legislative checkoff on all egg production from companies with more than 75,000 hens in the continental United States. Visit IncredibleEgg.org for more information.
About SHARE OUR STRENGTH'S NO KID HUNGRY CAMPAIGN
No child should grow up hungry in America, but one in five children struggles with hunger. Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry® campaign is ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day. The No Kid Hungry campaign connects kids in need to effective nutrition programs like school breakfast and summer meals and teaches low-income families to cook healthy, affordable meals through Cooking Matters. This work is accomplished through the No Kid Hungry network, made up of private citizens, public officials, nonprofits, business leaders and others providing innovative hunger solutions in their communities. Join us at NoKidHungry.org.