Seattle-based Restaurants Unlimited, Inc. (RUI) today announced that it will partner with Share Our Strength® for a six-week promotion in all of its 21 restaurant brands across 11 states. From Friday, July 27 through Sunday, September 9, RUI will offer 20-percent off gift card purchases, with five percent of sales going to Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign. Together with RUI, Share Our Strength aims to make no kid hungry in America a reality.
“We chose to work with Share Our Strength because we are committed to giving back to our communities and we couldn’t think of a better cause than ending childhood hunger in America,” said Chris Harter President and CEO of Restaurants Unlimited, Inc. “We have committed to donating a minimum of $75,000 with the belief we can raise even more, and we hope that will make a difference in the battle children are facing here in our country.”
Those wishing to participate and help RUI donate more than $75,000 to Share Our Strength can purchase gift cards by visiting any RUI restaurant or by purchasing a gift card* through the RUI website <https://www.jettdirect.com/RU/> . Participating restaurants include Palisade, Palomino, Stanford’s, Kincaid’s, Henry’s Tavern, Portland Seafood Company, Cutters Crabhouse and more. For a full list of restaurants, visit www.r-u-i.com <http://www.r-u-i.com> .
“Everyone has a role in helping end childhood hunger in America,” said Billy Shore, Founder and CEO of Share Our Strength. “Restaurants Unlimited is a critical partner who has joined the cause and put its entrepreneurial spirit to work immediately to help us raise critical funds and share the story about No Kid Hungry. I encourage everyone to join them by visiting their restaurants often. Together we will reach our goal of making sure every child in America gets the nutritious food they need, every day.”
For more information on Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, visit NoKidHungry.org <http://nokidhungry.org/> .
About Restaurant Unlimited, Inc.:
Since opening its first successful restaurant in 1968, Restaurants Unlimited, Inc. (RUI) has brought its talent for bringing the finest food to some of the best possible locations across the nation. RUI operates 21 different restaurant brands in 46 locations throughout the U.S. Unique concepts include Portland City Grill, Palisade, Cutters Crabhouse, and Skates on the Bay. Multi-unit brands include Kincaid’s, Palomino Restaurant & Bar, Portland Seafood Company and Stanford’s. The restaurants are located in 11 states, including Alaska and Hawaii. RUI is located in Seattle, Wash. and owned by private equity firm Sun Capital Partners. Additional details are available at www.r-u-i.com <http://www.r-u-i.com> .
About Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign:
Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit, is ending childhood hunger in America by connecting children with the nutritious food they need to lead healthy, active lives. Through its No Kid Hungry campaign—a national effort to end childhood hunger in America—Share Our Strength ensures children in need are enrolled in effective federal nutrition programs; invests in community organizations fighting hunger; teaches families how to cook healthy, affordable meals; and builds public-private partnerships to end childhood hunger, at the state and city level. Working closely with the culinary industry and relying on the strength of its volunteers, Share Our Strength hosts innovative culinary fundraising events and develops pioneering cause marketing campaigns that support No Kid Hungry. Visit NoKidHungry.org <http://nokidhungry.org/> to get involved.