Paradies Lagardère Airport Restaurants to Launch Annual Campaign to Fight Childhood Hunger

Paradies Lagardère Airport Restaurants to Launch Annual Campaign to Fight Childhood Hunger

September promotion supports No Kid Hungry®

ATLANTA – Paradies Lagardère, the travel retail and restaurateur leader in North America, will begin its annual campaign to help combat childhood hunger in the U.S. The company will raise funds and awareness through the Dine Out for No Kid Hungry® program throughout the month of September.

Paradies Lagardère venues and restaurants will donate .25 cents for every cup of coffee sold and will also continue its year-round effort to support No Kid Hungry® by donating 25 percent of every kid’s meal sold and served in its restaurants.

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“One in five children struggles with hunger in our country. Paradies Lagardère continues to work to combat the troubling issue of childhood hunger through its steadfast commitment to No Kid Hungry®,” said Bill Casey, senior vice president, Food and Beverage, Paradies Lagardère. “Over the last three years, we’ve raised more than $80,000, successfully increasing the amount raised each year. We look forward to building on those efforts this year as well.”

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Funds raised support No Kid Hungry’s work to connect vulnerable children to effective nutrition programs such as School Breakfast and Summer Meals, create public-private partnerships that work together to identify and break down barriers to giving children access to meals, and teach low-income families how to stretch their food budgets and cook healthy, affordable meals. For more information on No Kid Hungry®, visit www.nokidhungry.org. For information on Paradies Lagardère’s other philanthropic initiatives, visit www.paradieslagardere.com.

High-end restaurants, quick-serve restaurants, bars and coffee shops are all a part of Paradies Lagardère’s Food and Beverage concepts. Brands have been tailored to entice travelers with the same familiar quality, variety, taste, and atmosphere as their favorite “at home” dining spots, while maintaining the highest levels of quality and service.

Paradies Lagardère was recently recognized for excellence in Food and Beverage. The USA Today 10Best Awards recognized Long Beach Airport, where Paradies Lagardère manages the full restaurant program, as its Best Airport for Dining two years in a row. Bar Symon, at Pittsburgh International Airport, also earned a spot in the top five for the USA Today 10Best awards for Best Airport Bar and Best Airport Bar Waitstaff.