Alhambra, CA (July 1, 2017) – Shakey’s Pizza restaurants of Southern California has partnered with Special Olympics to raise funds in support of the 30,731 athletes who train and compete in Southern California.
During the month-long fundraiser, guests who make a donation at any participating Shakey’s Pizza location from July 1st through July 31st will receive dollar off coupons matching the value of their donation, good on their next visit to Shakey’s. Special Olympics athletes will also be making appearances at select Shakey’s Pizza locations throughout the month.
“We are honored to partner with Shakey’s for this fundraising campaign,” said Bill Shumard, President and CEO for Special Olympics Southern California. “With the support of Shakey’s, we’ll be able to serve many more champion athletes in Southern California through sports, leadership, and health programs.”
“It is always great to have the opportunity to help support Special Olympics, which makes such an important contribution to the lives of so many people,” said Nick Mayer, President and CEO of Shakey’s USA. “We tip our hats to all those who continue to provide these very special opportunities and work to bring our communities together in support of such a worthy cause.”
This summer campaign is part of Shakey’s ongoing commitment to empower these SOSC athletes, having raised and donated over $25,000 to support the athletes at the 2015 World Summer Games. For participating locations visit shakeys.com.
The July campaign is just one part of this summer’s #CelebratingChampions campaign. For more information, visit SOSC.org.
About Shakey’s Pizza
Originally established in 1954 as the destination for pizza, beer, and ragtime music, Shakey’s “ye public house” has been the go-to social gathering place for family and friends to enjoy great food and great times while making great memories.
For over six decades, Shakey’s has been serving its original thin crust pizza, crispy fried chicken and craveable Mojo® potatoes along with its signature frosty pints in a fun, relaxed atmosphere that attracts customers for a variety of occasions. Bunch of Lunch® invites time-pressed guests to build their own meal, helping themselves to an endless assortment of freshly made pizzas, Mojo®s, and salads, all for one low price. Shakey’s under $5 happy hour delivers a menu of hearty bites along with an array of popular beers on tap. And its classic game rooms, big screen TVs, and community tables continue to make Shakey’s a favorite celebration spot for birthdays, anniversaries, graduations and team parties.