Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 2, 2011
Meatheads Burgers & Fries is pledging 25 cents each for 10,000 random acts of kindness shared on Twitter, posted on Facebook or sent as e-mail beginning February 28th. The group of family restaurants hopes to raise $2,500 for Aspire (http://www.aspireofillinois.org), which serves children and adults with developmental disabilities.
“Raising money for Aspire provides us with a great opportunity to help families that are trying to help themselves,” said Tom Jednorowicz, managing partner of Meatheads. “As a restaurant with a goal of ingraining ourselves into each community we serve, we thought this would be a great way to work with our customers and neighbors in helping such a great cause.”
Anyone contributing to the campaign can alert Meatheads to their own Random Act of Kindness in the following ways:
1) On Twitter, pledge or report acts of kindness by tweeting with the hash tag #meatheadsact
2) On Facebook, write an act on Meatheads’ wall (http://www.facebook.com/meatheadsburgers)
3) By e-mail, send a message about an act of kindness to act(at)meatheadsburgers(dot)com
Additionally, Meatheads promises to perform one random act a week selected from Twitter requests. Team members will record what they do and post it at their “10,000 Strong” blog, http://www.meatheadsact.posterous.com/. To post a request, use the hash tag #meatheadsact.
“We are thrilled to partner with Meatheads on this innovative campaign,” said Jim Kales, president and CEO of Aspire. “What a great partnership to inspire the community and help people with disabilities.”
Pledge highlights will appear on Facebook, at http://www.meatheadsact.posterous.com/ and at Meatheads locations in:
Bloomington: 305 N. Veterans Parkway, Suite 107
Naperville: 2555 W. 75th St., Suite 127
Northbrook: 1036 Willow Road, Suite H
Schaumburg: Streets of Woodfield Shopping Center, 601 N. Martingale Road, Suite 324
Willowbrook: 7137 S. Kingery Highway (southeast corner of Route 83 and Plainfield Road)
For more information, visit http://www.meatheadsact.posterous.com/.
About Meatheads Burgers and Fries
Meatheads serves fresh, handcrafted food made to order in fanatically clean, family-friendly restaurants with tableside service and local color. The restaurants are as carefully crafted as its food, with real wood decor, big booths for families, communal tables for gathering and a hand-picked soundtrack. Meatheads currently operates five restaurants in Illinois, including four locations in the Chicago suburbs. For more information, visit http://www.meatheadsburgers.com.
Founded more than 50 years ago, Aspire is one of the largest human service nonprofits throughout Chicagoland. Aspire assists more than 1,000 children and adults and their families with a wide range of personalized services each year. Whether Aspire helps a child take her first steps or assist an adult to find his first job, its goal is always the same – helping people with developmental disabilities to reach a little farther, a little higher and aspire to new possibilities. For more information, visit http://www.aspireofillinois.org.
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