With more families relying on food donations than ever before, Hooters and Hoots restaurants are inviting customers to round up their check or make a donation of their choice to help fight hunger. The Round Up program at the 11 Tampa Bay area Hooters and Hoots St. Pete will benefit Metropolitan Ministries and the 12 Chicagoland Hooters and three Hoots locations will support Greater Chicago Food Depository.
“It's efforts like the Hooters' Round Up Your Check that show how much our community and Hooters and Hoots Restaurants care about Tampa Bay families," says Tim Marks, Metropolitan Ministries president and CEO. "We've seen thousands of families asking for help in the wake of COVID-19, but we've been able to answer the call thanks to your support. Let's keep spreading hope and changing lives together.”
“The Greater Chicago Food Depository thanks Hooters Management Corporation for their support during this challenging time,” adds Audri Coffer, Cause Marketing and Engagement Manager at the Food Depository. “In recent weeks responding to the coronavirus pandemic our network of food pantries and similar programs has served an average of almost 120 percent more people in need. Every size donation makes a difference. The generosity of Hooters is appreciated.”
In addition to the Round Up program, Hooters Management Corporation has partnered with Metropolitan Ministries and Greater Chicago Food Depository with Thanksgiving turkey distributions, food donations and volunteers. “Now more than ever, our local food banks need our support. We wanted to get involved with the Round Up program to help raise funds and fight hunger in our community,” said Denise Williams, Hooters Management Corporation Chief Marketing Officer.
Participating Hooters and Hoots Locations:
Tampa Bay Area
- Hooters of Brandon (10023 E Adamo Drive, Tampa)
- The Original Clearwater Hooters (2800 Gulf to Bay Boulevard, Clearwater)
- Hooters of Clearwater Beach (381 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater)
- Hooters of John’s Pass (192 W Boardwalk Place E, Madeira Beach)
- Hooters of North Tampa (13606 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Tampa)
- Hooters of Port Richey (5336 Treadway Drive, Port Richey)
- Hooters of South Tampa (4420 W Gandy Boulevard, Tampa)
- Hooters of Spring Hill (3437 Commercial Way, Spring Hill)
- Hooters of St Pete/Tyrone (2250 Tyrone Square, St. Petersburg)
- Hooters of 4th St. - (4125 4th Street North, St. Petersburg)
- Hooters of Tampa/ Hillsborough (4215 W Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa)
- Hoots at Jannus Live (204 1st Avenue North, St. Petersburg)
- Hooters of Countryside (5925 S. LaGrange Road, Countryside)
- Hooters of Downers Grove (1303 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove)
- Hooters of Fox Valley (4395 Fox Valley Center Drive, Aurora)
- Hooters of Gurnee (5670 Northridge Drive, Gurnee)
- Hooters of Joliet (3301 Henneprin Drive, Joliet)
- Hooters of Lansing (17060 S. Torrence Avenue, Lansing)
- Hooters of Melrose Park (2503 W. North Avenue, Melrose Park)
- Hooters of Oak Lawn (9159 S. Cicero Avenue, Oak Lawn)
- Hooters of Orland Park (15300 S. LaGrange Road, Orland Park)
- Hooters of O’Hare (8225 W. Higgins Road, Chicago)
- Hooters of Schaumburg (1110 N. Perimeter Drive, Schaumburg)
- Hooters on Wells Street (660 N. Wells Street, Chicago)
- Hoots at South Loop (1238 South Canal Street, Chicago)
- Hoots at the Fields(4059 W. Diversey Avenue, Chicago)
- Hoots at Cicero(2201- D S. Cicero Avenue, Cicero)
Metropolitan Ministries provides everything from food to housing to educational needs for the homeless and in need families in the Tampa Bay Area.
Greater Chicago Food Depository collects and distributes food throughout Chicagoland via soup kitchens, homeless shelters and food pantries.
Hooters Management Corporation owns and operates 24 Hooters Restaurant locations in Tampa Bay, Chicagoland and Manhattan along with four Hoots, a quick service restaurant serving Hooters’ most popular menu items.
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