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BUFFALO WILD WINGS® DONATES 10% OF SALES
TO THE SALVATION ARMY
Restaurant Offers Guests Ways to Give Back on June 29, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Buffalo Wild Wings® Grill & Bar announced today that it will donate 10 percent of non-alcoholic sales to The Salvation Army's Tornado Relief Fund.
"We are always looking for ways to give back to our local community and hopefully help our guests as well," said Kathy Benning, Buffalo Wild Wings® Executive Vice President Global Marketing & Brand Development. "By offering 10% of sales on June 29 to The Salvation Army, Buffalo Wild Wings and our guests are supporting our friends and neighbors. We are confident that our combined efforts will greatly help the lives of those impacted by the recent horrific tornados."
Over 400 restaurants are participating nation-wide. Guests can visit any participating Buffalo Wild Wings® on June 29 and 10% of the food sale will benefit The Salvation Army Tornado Relief.
"Buffalo Wild Wings' dedication to service is a blessing. Through this partnership, Salvation Army caseworkers and disaster response personnel will serve even more survivors as they rebuild their lives and homes." Jeff Jellets, Territorial Disaster Coordinator for The Salvation Army.
Customers unable to visit a restaurant can also donate online at www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.o rg.
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Buffalo Wild Wings
About Buffalo Wild Wings®
Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., founded in 1982 and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a growing owner, operator and franchisor of restaurants featuring a variety of boldly-flavored, made-to-order menu items including Buffalo-style chicken wings spun in one of 14 signature sauces. Buffalo Wild Wings is an inviting neighborhood destination with widespread appeal and is the recipient of dozens of "Best Wings" and "Best Sports Bar" awards from across the country. There are currently over 769 Buffalo Wild Wings locations across 45 states and 2 countries.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.&nb sp; ;