MARYVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 11, 2018--
Ruby Tuesday, Inc. announced it will be teaming up with No
Kid Hungry®, a national organization working to end childhood
hunger, to host an Orange Carpet Event on Saturday, September 15th
at the Ruby Tuesday restaurant located at 3010 Panola Rd., Lithonia, GA.
Ruby Tuesday welcomes its guests to join them and No Kid Hungry from
12pm to 2pm local time for a special event to celebrate the remarkable
donations raised as a result of the organizations’ joint annual Lemonade
Day efforts. The event will feature food plus $1 lemonades as part of
the company’s Lemonade Day promotion. All proceeds from lemonade sales
will be donated to No Kid Hungry. Additionally, the event will include a
DJ, face painting, caricature drawings, giveaways and special visits
from the local Lithonia Police & Fire Departments.
“At Ruby Tuesday, we are passionate about feeding our guests, our
communities and beyond, and we are humbled to be a part of this
rewarding mission to end childhood hunger,” said CEO Ray Blanchette. “We
are very proud of the outcome of this year’s annual Lemonade Day
promotion as we raised more than $150,000 and look forward to keeping
this incredible tradition alive for years to come.”
As a result of the company’s fundraising efforts in August, more than
1.5 million meals will be provided to children in need. Every dollar
donated to No Kid Hungry can help feed a child 10 meals. Its sustainable
solution to hunger connects kids to existing nutrition programs like the
national school breakfast program and the summer meals program. Ruby
Tuesday will resume its fundraising efforts in support of No Kid Hungry
beginning in October 2018 and continuing through the holiday timeframe.
For more information, please visit www.rubytuesday.com
or follow Ruby Tuesday on Facebook,
About Ruby Tuesday, Inc.
Ruby Tuesday, Inc. owns and franchises Ruby Tuesday brand restaurants.
As of December 1, 2017, there were 596 Ruby Tuesday restaurants in 41
states, 14 foreign countries, and Guam. Of those restaurants, the
company owns and operates 541 Ruby Tuesday restaurants and franchises 55
Ruby Tuesday restaurants. The company-owned and operated restaurants are
concentrated primarily in the Southeast, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and
Midwest of the United States, which are considered to be the company’s
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