Dallas-Based Casual Dining Brand’s Non-Profit Raises Money to Support
Communities Around the Country
DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In a continued effort to help those in need, Dallas-based Boston’s
Restaurant & Sports Bar’s (Boston’s) non-profit organization, the
Boston’s Pizza Foundation, raised over $160,000 for Share our Strength’s
No Kid Hungry campaign, a charitable group working to end childhood
hunger in America, and to support the communities in which their
Throughout the year, the Boston’s Pizza Foundation hosts numerous events
and fundraisers in order to gather contributions that the foundation can
then donate to child-related causes. This year’s charitable events
1. A year-round initiative, Round Up, where guests can round up their
checks at their local Boston’s to the nearest dollar to donate their
2. The Boston’s Pizza Foundation’s national campaign, Boston’s Cares,
which takes place in all Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar locations each
February to raise money through pizza sales, guest donations, and by
featuring its signature Heart-Shaped Pizzas.
3. The eleventh annual Boston’s Pizza Foundation Charity Golf Tournament
in which the Foundation brought in over $127,000 from a single, one-day
4. No Kid Hungry’s annual Dine Out Month, a month-long initiative in
which both the Foundation and all Boston’s restaurant locations
participate in a campaign that collects donations from pizza sales
during the month of September.
“Our focus is both on giving back to the communities in which our
restaurants operate and supporting the cause to end childhood hunger
nationwide,” said Katie Borger, director of the Boston’s Pizza
Foundation. “The atmosphere in our restaurants is half sports bar and
half dining room – the dining room portion is where we see most of our
families gathering together and the thought that families and kids can
help support their neighbors is something we’re proud to facilitate.”
The Foundation continues to partner with local Boston’s restaurant
locations, vendor partners, businesses, and guests to create a community
of giving back, which is something instilled in all Boston’s franchisees
and employees and has been a company tradition since its inception.
Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar’s U.S. operations are based in Dallas.
The company currently has 28 locations operating in 23 states and the
company’s sister brand, Boston Pizza which is celebrating more than 50
years of service, has more than 375 locations throughout Canada and is
considered the No. 1 casual dining brand in the country.
About Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar offers
a contemporary, sit-down family dining atmosphere with a separate sports
bar customized with local team memorabilia. The result is a fun,
high-energy setting for families and sports enthusiasts alike. While
Boston’s specializes in gourmet pizza and pasta, its menu features
nearly 100 items including salads, sandwiches, and a variety of sports
bar favorites such as burgers, wings and ribs. With annual system wide
sales approaching $1 billion, Boston Pizza and Boston’s have more than
390 outlets throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. For more
information on the Boston’s franchise opportunity, visit www.bostons.com/franchising/.
For the latest news on Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar visit www.facebook.com/BostonsNational
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About the Boston’s Pizza Foundation
The Boston’s Pizza Foundation is committed to giving back to the
communities in which we operate. Focusing on our youth, the Foundation
partners with child-related causes and has raised over $1.5 million for
local and national charities since its establishment. Through the
strength of our franchisees, vendor partners, and guests, we are able to
raise funds year-round, allowing us to focus on ongoing needs within our
communities. The Boston’s Pizza Foundation is a Section 501(c)(3) exempt
private foundation. For more information, visit http://www.bostons.com/foundation.
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