Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q Supports Me Fine Foundation With July Fundraiser
Industry: Non Profit
The North Carolina restaurant group has agreed to donate 5% of all sales from their Wake and Johnston County locations on Tuesday, July 28th to the Me Fine Foundation.
Raleigh, N.C. (PRUnderground) July 21st, 2015
The Me Fine Foundation is proud to announce they have partnered with Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q on a day-long fundraiser. The North Carolina restaurant group has agreed to donate 5% of all sales from their Wake and Johnston County locations on Tuesday, July 28th to the Me Fine Foundation. The funds raised will provide financial assistance and emotional support programs to parents and caregivers whose children are receiving long-term medical treatment from Duke and UNC Children’s Hospitals.
Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q has long been a supporter of the Me Fine Foundation as the two organizations share Johnston County ties. In past years Smithfield’s has donated food, gift cards and been a supporting sponsor of the Me Fine Gala. The July 28th fundraiser hopes to provide a major boost to Me Fine’s mission to help critically ill children and their families. Me Fine’s financial support including mortgage/rent assistance to prevent eviction, utility payments to halt disconnection, grocery bills, payment of medical bills, and even help with final expenses.
“We’re humbled by the support and generosity of Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q. Beyond the financial support, leveraging their stellar brand to support our organization is immeasurable,” said Joey Powell, Executive Director of the Me Fine Foundation.
For a list of Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q locations in Wake and Johnston County, visit www.scnbnc.com. For more information on this event and the Me Fine Foundation please call (919) 202-0086 or visit www.mefinefoundation.org. Ticket and sponsorship information for the 2015 Me Fine Gala to be held September 26th can be found at www.mefinegala.com.
About Me Fine Foundation
The mission of the Me Fine Foundation is to provide hope to critically ill children treated by Children’s Hospitals in North Carolina and their families through financial assistance, emotional support and necessary resources, regardless of race, diagnosis, religious affiliation or economic status. For more information please call (919) 202-0086 or visit www.mefinefoundation.org