Shalimar, Florida (RestaurantNews.com) With a growing number of Americans relying on local food banks to find their next meal, Lee’s famous recipe® Chicken will join GiftAMeal as the app’s largest restaurant partner to help feed families facing hunger in 12 states. Nearly one million meals have been provided by GiftAMeal since its inception in 2015.
Starting July 1, 2022, every photo of Lee’s fresh, never-frozen chicken shared through the GiftAMeal app will provide a healthy meal to a local person in need, empowering famous Lee fans to make a difference in their neighborhoods and communities. home towns. It’s as simple as downloading the GiftAMeal app, snapping a photo of any delicious Lee dish, and GiftAMeal will donate to a local food bank, ensuring neighbors have much-needed access to healthy food. Customers can also provide additional meals by sharing photos through their social media accounts.
“With over 100 locally owned and operated locations, Lee’s is truly a neighborhood restaurant that is involved in the communities we serve,” said Ryan Weaver, CEO of Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken. “We’re in the business of feeding people, so partnering with GiftAMeal to alleviate child hunger in all the communities we serve is a natural fit.”
“With our goal of 75,000 meals generated through the program over the next year, we are proud to have Lee’s as GiftAMeal’s largest supporter and partner to date,” said Dan Sokolik, Vice President of Marketing for Lee. “Giving our customers a chance to make a real difference where they live, at no cost to them other than the time it takes to take a phone picture through the GiftAMeal app, will be another way to make a positive difference. in the communities we serve.”
“The impact is going to be huge,” says Andrew Glantz, founder and CEO of GiftAMeal. “When we began our mission to cure hunger with photos, our greatest hope was to show the world how easy it can be to make a difference. Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken makes this possible on an incredible scale. It’s inspiring to see how such an iconic brand has committed to meeting the immediate needs of the communities it serves, and we couldn’t be prouder or more excited for the future. Thanks to Lee’s, it will be brilliant for the children of all the countries.
About Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken
For over 55 years, Lee’s famous recipe® Chicken, a casual dining franchise founded in Lima, Ohio, specializes in fresh, never frozen chicken. Today there are 131 famous recipes from Lee® Chicken locations in 12 US states and Canada that are all individually owned and operated. For more information, please visit LeesFamousRecipe.com.
Founded in 2015 with just a handful of restaurant partners, the GiftAMeal program has grown to provide nearly one million meals to those in need in 25 states – one smile at a time. The popular app, which donates to local food banks, is available for free on iOS and Android devices. To learn more, visit GiftAMeal.com.
Dana Dussing Berry