Yum! Brands launches World Hunger Relief effort with spokesperson Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera spotlights her recent United Nations World Food Program humanitarian trip to Ecuador to raise awareness and funds for 795 million hungry worldwide.


Why giving back should be part of your business strategy

There are "dos" and "don’ts" to most any effort, including charitable giving or involvement by restaurants.

Restaurants working toward ending child hunger

One in five children in America lives in a household without adequate access to food, according to the USDA, and this September several restaurants are supporting the No Kid Hungry national campaign to help end childhood hunger.

All-deaf pizzeria is all-good: Human communication is more than words

Melody and Russell Stein, owners of a pizzeria with an all-deaf staff, are now able to share their story with the world thanks to a new project created by Deluxe Corporation’s Small Business Revolution, a national campaign spotlighting the country's "most compelling small businesses."

Panera, Chipotle set sustainability standards by starting small, thinking big

The biggest opportunities to save come with packaging and waste initiatives.

Reducing food waste can improve the bottom line and the environment

A study commissioned by the Food Waste Reduction Alliance found that approximately 80 billion pounds of food are discarded into US landfills every year, with restaurants accounting for 37 percent of that waste.

MasterCard drives dining with a purpose

Restaurants provided opportunity to join MasterCard and Stand Up to Cancer

Restaurant brands pitch in for Oklahoma tornado relief

Chains have been handing out food to victims and first responders, as well as directing their social fan base to relief organizations.

Count the restaurant industry among 'the helpers'

As Boston and Texas taught us this week, when the dust of a tragedy clears, restaurants always find a way to pitch in.

Yum! Brands social responsibility report focuses on nutrition, sustainability

The company is currently working to synchronize its animal welfare program and policies throughout all of its global markets.

Executing a charitable program at your restaurant doesn’t have to be hard

Philanthropy takes time and patience, but the benefits are tangible for a brand.

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Restaurants receive Franchising Gives Back Awards

Several restaurant chains received Franchising Gives Back Awards

Domino's to deliver fire-safety messages during Fire Prevention Week

Participating Domino's stores may deliver free pizza to customers with functioning smoke alarms.

Hungry Howie's celebrates annual 'Love, Hope & Pizza' campaign for breast cancer awareness

Hungry Howie's will honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month through fundraising and social media efforts.

Domino's customer returns $1,300 found in delivery box

Domino's customer Mike Vegas will receive free pizza for a year for returning $1,300 a delivery driver had accidentally left in a box delivered to Vegas' home.

Papa John's helping military families

Papa John's has partnered with the new 15 to 1: Jermaine Kearse Foundation to help youth in military families. As part of the partnership, Papa John's has created a special online-only Jermaine Kearse Pizza offer.

Pie Five to open 2 new units

Pie Five Pizza will open new stores in Indiana and Tennessee, while also honoring community efforts.

CiCi’s Pizza CEO surprises college student with $10K scholarship

Playing the part of a reporter, CiCi’s Pizza CEO Darin Harris surprised University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, Minnesota) student Austin Otto with a $10,000 scholarship as the Grand Prize winner of CiCi’s “Stuff Dreams Are Made Of" contest.

Boston Pizza Foundation Future Prospects celebrates 25 years of fundraising

Boston Pizza Foundation Future Prospects is celebrating its 25th anniversary of fundraising this year and a $5 donation can help Canadian children.

Papa Murphy's to open 4 Jacksonville stores

In addition to opening four Jacksonville-area stores, Papa Murphy's will be giving back to the local community.

Blast 825° Pizza celebrating success with free food event

Blast 825° Pizza plans to celebrate its success by matching all donations to local charities as well.

Papa Murphy's continues Knoxville expansion

Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza opened four new stores in the Knoxville, Tennessee, area on Aug. 13, helping a senior nutrition program as part of the celebration.

Cyndi Lauper's True Colors responds to pizza controversy with #pizza4equality challenge

In response to the Walkerton, Indiana, Memories Pizza controversy, Cyndi Lauper's True Color's fund has started national campaign to end LGBTQ youth homelessness, who make up 40 percent of the homeless youth population.

Yum! Brands raises more than $600M for hunger since 2007

Yum! Brands, parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, announced its World Hunger Relief effort raised $600 million in cash and food donations since 2007.

Tech, choice among driving consumer trends for 2015, says NRA

It's not surprising that today's restaurant consumer expects restaurants to offer technologies which make the dining experience as frictionless as possible, and prefers restaurants whose offerings support what's important to them.

Chipotle on Cargill: Don't stop at group housing for sows

Cargill, one of the largest pork producers in the U.S., has completed conversion of all its company-owned farms to group housing for sows. It's a step in the right direction, said a spokesperson for the Chipotle Mexican Grill, but Cargill needs to go further.

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