Greater KC Restaurant Association Brings Restaurants & Diners Together to Benefit JJ’s After February 19 Disaster With Ten Percent of Sales
Kansas City, Mo. – The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association (GKCRA) is bringing together Kansas City restaurants and diners in a citywide effort to assist JJ’s Restaurant employees after a gas explosion destroyed the restaurant on Tuesday, February 19. For one day only – Saturday, February 23 – participating restaurants will donate 10 percent of sales to the JJ’s Restaurant Support Fund, a support account set up and managed by the GKCRA. The funds collected will be turned over to JJ’s Restaurant owner, Jimmy Frantze, and his management team to help his staff convalesce.
More than 70 Kansas City restaurants are currently participating, but this number anticipates increasing throughout the day on Friday, February 22. For full information and an ongoing updated list of participating restaurants for tomorrow’s benefit, please visit http://pitch.pe/13b3fb2 or the GKCRA’s Facebook page at facebook.com/GKCRA.
In addition to the ten percent donation from the participating restaurants, diners will also have the chance to make freewill donations at the participating restaurants.
Participating restaurants include:
Those wishing to make a donation directly to the JJ’s Restaurant Support Fund, may do so by mailing a check or money order by Thursday, February 28 to:
Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association
JJ’s Restaurant Support Fund
4049 Pennsylvania, Suite 204
Kansas City, MO 64111
For more information on the GKCRA or the JJ’s Restaurant Support Fund, contact Angela Brunner or Steve Cole, GKCRA at 816-753-5222.
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