THE TIJUANA FLATS JUST IN QUESO FOUNDATION TO KICK OFF 8TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY CAMPAIGN
— Hot Sauce and Holiday Dessert to be Sold to Raise Money for Local Non-Profits —
ORLANDO, FL (November 14, 2014) – November 17th – December 31st, the Tijuana Flats Just In Queso Foundation will host their annual holiday campaign. Proceeds from the sale of the Smack Santa Hot Sauce and the limited time sugar cookie dough flautas dessert will be raised for the Tijuana Flats Just In Queso Foundation and donated back to local organizations where Tijuana Flats resides. Throughout the duration of the campaign, guests can also purchase a $25 gift card and receive a free $5 bonus card both in-store and online.
“Since day one, our mission has been to serve and give back to our local communities year-around. The holidays are a simple reminder for us to spread the joy to families in need and to ensure that they have a memorable experience,” said Brad Kaemmer, Chief Executive Officer for Tijuana Flats.
Tijuana Flats’ Just in Queso Foundation provides volunteers and financial aid to individuals, communities and organizations in neighborhoods where Tijuana Flats restaurants are located. Since the establishment of the Foundation in 2007, over $3 million has been raised to support four core missions: Military Support; Education Initiatives; Disease Research and Treatment; and Critical Need Social Services.
In 2014, the Tijuana Flats Just In Queso Foundation raised over $178,000 for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, helped to build 19 houses with Habitat for Humanity and funded, assembled and shipped over 1,000 care packages to members of armed forces overseas. In addition, the Tijuana Flats Just In Queso Foundation donated $152,000 in local community grants to various organizations. Employees of Tijuana Flats contributed 450 volunteer hours over the course of the year, exceeding 6,000 hours since 2007.