Family-Dining Brand Establishes Relationship to Help Military Families across the Country
The Award-Winning casual-dining franchise Quaker Steak & Lube, known for its Best Wings USA and more than 25 sauces, announced today that it launched a partnership with Folds of Honor to help raise funds for military families across the country. From May 25 through July 4, a portion of proceeds from sales at all Quaker Steak & Lube restaurants will go towards The Folds of Honor Fund, which helps provide educational scholarships to military families.
Folds of Honor is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, founded by Major Dan Rooney, with a mission to empower military families by providing educational scholarships to the children and spouses of military service men and women who have fallen or were disabled while serving our great nation. Since its inception in 2007, it has awarded more than 7,500 scholarships to recipients in all 50 states. In the fall of 2014 alone, The Folds of Honor Fund donated $10 million in scholarships.
“We are extremely proud of the partnership we have developed with Folds of Honor and the relationship we’ve created with Major Dan Rooney. We look forward to giving back to military families in our communities,” said Greg Lippert, President and CEO of Quaker Steak & Lube. “It’s time for Lube Nation to stand together to support the future of our great nation. We encourage you to join us for a meal with your family and help us give back to those who have fought so bravely for our freedom.”
Guests can learn more about the partnership by visiting http://youtu.be/Jnkm8qxL3j0. Lubies who would want to do more are encouraged to visit https://www.crowdrise.com/quakersteakandlube to find out how they can donate directly to The Folds of Honor fund. For more information on Folds of Honor, please visit www.foldsofhonor.org.
Founded in 1974, Quaker Steak & Lube now has more than 55 locations across 16 states. The compelling décor, including race cars suspended from the ceilings, motorcycles, Corvettes and motor-themed memorabilia, combined with its craveable food and SuperCharged events, has created a cult-like following for The Lube for more than 40 years.
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Founded in 1974 and built in an abandoned gas station in Sharon, Pa., Quaker Steak & Lube has expanded to more than 55 locations throughout the United States. The unique décor, including gas station memorabilia, classic cars, motorcycles, race cars and corvettes suspended from the ceilings combined with the crave-able food and high-octane events has afforded The Lube a cult-like fan following. Today, Quaker Steak & Lube has become one of the fastest-growing restaurant chains in the country, and has won hundreds of national and international awards for its wings and more than 25 different wing sauces.
Folds of Honor is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to families of military men and women who have fallen or been disabled in combat while serving in the United States armed forces. Our educational scholarships support private education tuition and tutoring for children in grades K-12, as well as higher education tuition assistance for spouses and dependents. Founded in 2007 by Major Dan Rooney, an F-16 fighter pilot in the Oklahoma Air National Guard who served three tours of duty in Iraq, Folds of Honor is proud to have awarded more than 7,500 scholarships in all 50 states, as well as Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, including more than 2,000 in 2014 alone. For more information or to donate in support of a Folds of Honor scholarship, visit www.foldsofhonor.org.