Corner Bakery team members and local schoolteachers help provide lunch to school children served during the summer months at St Agatharsquos Academy in Chicago

Corner Bakery team members and local schoolteachers help provide lunch to school children served during the summer months at St. Agatha’s Academy in Chicago.

Restaurants spring into action for charity

Popeyes, Corner Bakery and Joe’s Crab Shack share highlights of their cause marketing efforts.

The foodservice industry has burnished its reputation as a major philanthropic force over the decades, mobilizing its workers and its consumers to raise funds and awareness for dozens of societal challenges from hunger to chronic disease.

Several brands once again have lofty goals for fundraising this year and seek to build on record totals achieved in the past few years, leading to cumulative donations that number in the millions of dollars for charity.

While the full

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