Media Press Release
Culver's Restaurants to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
Participating restaurants to donate a percentage of sales September 12
PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis. - September 1, 2017 – Participating Culver’s restaurants will donate a percentage of their sales on Tuesday, September 12, to the United Way of Greater Houston to help aid the relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey. A percentage of sales will be collected on every menu item sold from the time the restaurant opens until it closes on September 12. Participating restaurants in the over 630 restaurant chain across 24 states will also collect personal donations at restaurants if guests are interested in enhancing their contribution.
“Doing the right thing is part of the fabric of the Culver’s organization. Supporting causes, whether they help build strong ties to the communities we serve, or in this case, provide aid to the thousands of people affected by last week’s hurricane is one of our core values,” said Joe Koss, president and chief executive officer. “Together, we can help make a difference.”
The United Way of Greater Houston’s special Relief Fund will help meet storm-related needs and recovery with 100% of gifts going to help victims and the community.
For over 30 years, Culver's guests have been treated to cooked-to-order food made with farm-fresh ingredients and served with a smile. The ever-expanding franchise system now numbers over 600 family-owned and operated restaurants in 24 states. The restaurants' nationally recognized customer service is based on small-town, Midwestern values, genuine friendliness and an unwavering commitment to quality. Signature items include the award-winning ButterBurger, made from fresh, never frozen, beef, and Fresh Frozen Custard, including the famous Flavor of the Day program. For more information, visit www.culvers.com, www.culvers.com/facebook, www.twitter.com/culvers, www.gplus.to/culvers or www.instagram.com/culvers