Stars for Heroes program returns to raise donations for military-focused organizations including USA Cares and the Stand Up and Play Foundation
Just in time for Memorial Day, the “Stars For Heroes” fundraising campaign will begin at participating Carl’s Jr. restaurants in Southland on May 26 and run through June 22, 2021. Customers are encouraged to donate of $ 1 or more to help relieve for military-focused organizations including USA Cares, Stand Up and Play Foundation as well as charities in Carl’s Jr. communities to help military veterans and their families.
“With the funds raised through this campaign, we are able to provide the hundreds of men and women who courageously fought for our country with immediate assistance for basic needs, whether they are basic supplies. such as food and water or prevention of evictions and seizures. Trace Chesser, President and CEO of USA CaresTM mentionned.
Stand up and Play helps people with reduced mobility of all ages to enjoy an active standing and participating life. Since the campaign launched in 2011, the in-store fundraising initiative across the country has raised more than $ 10.5 million in donations for military-focused organizations.
Stars for Heroes is made possible by CKE’s Star Franchise Association and the Independent Hardee’s® Franchise Association, which together have raised millions at over 3,000 participating restaurants in the United States since 2011.
“After a year of hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are very proud to bring Stars for Heroes back this year.” said Ned Lyerly, CEO of CKE Restaurants. “This program allows us to meaningfully connect with the communities we serve and giving back is more important than ever as so many organizations are in desperate need of funding. We are honored and grateful to be able to support those who have served our country and their families through the generosity of our guests, employees and franchise partners. “