Our company’s core culture revolves around that fact that people do matter, and this includes children who need good nutritious food. I want to personally challenge other vendors in our industry to support this important initiative.
Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) December 13, 2011
One in five children in America struggle with hunger every day. Erle Dardick, founder of MonkeyMedia Software and long-time restaurant industry entrepreneur, found this fact to be unconscionable and dedicated the effort of his company to not only raise awareness of the problem, but also to raise $100,000 to help find solutions. Dardick’s new book, Get Catering and Grow Sales!, showcases his cutting-edge thought leadership within the industry. One-hundred percent of the net proceeds from Dardick’s new book are being earmarked for Share Our Strength®. As a national nonprofit that connects children with the nutritious food they need to lead healthy, active lives, Share Our Strength® is striving to end childhood hunger in America by 2015. This offers the opportunity for Dardick to gather together other restaurant and food service industry leaders such as PeopleMatter and Nate DaPore, PeopleMatter President & CEO, to address the growing and urgent problem of childhood hunger through the purchase of books.
“Because food is always plentiful in our business,” said Dardick, “we can easily forget that many children go to sleep at night without having been fed a nutritious meal. PeopleMatter has purchased copies of Get Catering and Grow Sales! this holiday season and will be providing them as gifts to their client operators. I am grateful to Nate and his team for all their support.”
The net proceeds of those book purchases flow back to Share Our Strength® for the benefit of children in need. By joining in this effort, it is a real win for everyone involved. Vendors are able to purchase a cutting-edge book they can give to their operators that will help those operators increase revenue. This, in turn, will increase vendor sales. In order to create change, new understanding and insight must be shared. It is the hope of both MonkeyMedia Software and PeopleMatter that others will follow and join the cause. As more partners are brought on board to add their support to this initiative, they move ever closer to meeting the goal of a world where no children will struggle with hunger.
“I’m honored that PeopleMatter can support this worthy endeavor in a real and meaningful way,” said DaPore. "Our company’s core culture revolves around that fact that people do matter, and this includes children who need good nutritious food. I want to personally challenge other vendors in our industry to support this important initiative.” PeopleMatter is the only comprehensive talent management solution for the service industry with customers throughout the United States.
PeopleMatter provides the only comprehensive talent management solution for the service industry. We help employers identify, develop and engage dependable talent to provide exemplary customer service. PeopleMatter’s platform of HR tools handles hiring, scheduling, learning, recognition and performance management. Our integrated technology manages the process, so employers can focus on the talent. PeopleMatter. The name says it all. PeopleMatter is headquartered in Charleston, S.C., and on the web at http://www.peoplematter.com.
About Share Our Strength®
Share Our Strength®, a national nonprofit, is ending childhood hunger in America by connecting children with the nutritious food they need to lead healthy, active lives. Through its No Kid Hungry® Campaign—a national effort to end childhood hunger in America by 2015—Share Our Strength ensures children in need are enrolled in effective federal nutrition programs; invests in community organizations fighting hunger; teaches families how to cook healthy, affordable meals; and builds public-private partnerships to end childhood hunger, at the state and city level. Working closely with the culinary industry and relying on the strength of its volunteers, Share Our Strength hosts innovative culinary fundraising events and develops pioneering cause marketing campaigns that support No Kid Hungry. Visit http://www.strength.org to get involved.
About MonkeyMedia Software
MonkeyMedia Software has developed The Get Catering and Grow Sales!™ Series consisting of strategy, education and software services specifically designed to drive catering sales in the multi-unit restaurant environment. Working closely with each customer’s executive team, MonkeyMedia Software develops catering strategies, operational programs and provides software solutions to help drive successful catering revenue channels for multi-unit restaurant operators including Einstein Bros. Bagels, Bennigan’s, Ruby Tuesday, Noah’s Bagels, McAlister’s Deli, On The Border Grill & Cantina, Boloco, Which Wich, Go Roma, Boudin Bakeries and others. MonkeyMedia Software solutions feature a complete front-to-back system to manage sales, production and supply chain, powerful reporting for real-time visibility and results-based decision-making, a 100% web-based platform that is configured to fit a unique business process and easy integration with current web and accounting systems. For more information on MonkeyMedia Software, visit http://www.monkeymediasoftware.com.