Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar recently announced the results of its third annual “Bark for the Cure” campaign, and the participation in a new fundraiser that allows guests to easily contribute to worthy causes.
Lazy Dog recently donated $10,000 to the St. Jude Crosson Comprehensive Cancer Center and Kathryn T. McCarty Breast Cancer Center of Southern California.
The funds were borne out of this year’s “Bark for the Cure” campaign, which took place in September and October.
The chain also announced participation in Round It Up America.
Panda Express has stepped up and is collecting donations for Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts.
Donations are being taken at all Panda Express locations through December 4.
Panda Restaurant Group will match 100% of all contributions received.
The funds will benefit the American Red Cross and the Tzu Chi Foundation.
Today (November 12), Ontario’s My Delight Cupcakery began collecting items to fill Thanksgiving baskets for donation to Foothill Family Shelter.
The bakery will post different items on its Facebook page through Friday (November 15).
Customers who bring in any of the items listed for that day will get 25% off their in-store purchase.
For example, those who brought in canned green beans, boxed potatoes and/or stuffing today got the discount.
For more information, click here.
My Delight Cupcakery is at 1520 N. Mountain Ave., Suite B-108.
Here’s a unique way to help hungry folks.
St. Hyacinth Academy in San Jacinto is hosting a Bizarre Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (November 9).
Vendors will be setting up and selling their wares in the school’s multipurpose room, 275 S. Victoria Ave.
The event is also a food drive. Those who bring in five pounds of non-perishable food items will get a surprise gift.
Food truck hunters should head to Riverside County tomorrow (November 2) to get their fix.
Two events are taking place — one in Riverside and the other in Hemet.
California Baptist University’s Homecoming Block Party will feature ten trucks, while Hemet’s West Valley High School’s truck fest will see half that number.
Admission to both events is free.
Trio Palm Springs is getting ready to start its fifth year in business and that calls for a celebration!
Dinner reservations are being taken for the Monday, November 4, fourth anniversary event.
There will be a private drinks-and-hors d’œuvre party from 4 to 6 p.m., but the public is invited to join the celebration beginning at 6 p.m.
It’s two, two, two festivals in one as Claremont Craft Ales and Upland’s Dale Bros. Brewery team up for Oktoberfest this Saturday.
Partnering with the breweries is Claremont Educational Foundation. The breweries will donate 10% of beer sales to the organization.
The event will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday (October 26).
A yellow school bus will shuttle participants between the two breweries every half hour.
Jose’s Mexican Food in Yucaipa will be the site of a Tip-A-Cop event from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight (October 19).
Yucaipa police/sheriff’s deputies will be serving food, not arrest warrants…well…unless they happen to spot a fugitive.
Proceeds will benefit the Make a Difference Day Committee.
Jose’s Mexican Food is at 33527 Yucaipa Blvd., Suite C7.
You now have one more reason to make a Thursday night stop at Hangar 24 Craft Brewery in Redlands, at least this month.
The from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays in October, the brewery is donating $1 of every pint sold to Inland Women Fighting Cancer.
Plus, the brewery has been selling pink Hangar 24 T-shirts for $15, with 100% of proceeds going to IWFC.
Food vendors have also been pitching in and donating a portion of sales to IWFC.
Since 2001, Panera Bread has been rolling out its cherry vanilla Pink Ribbon bagel in October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Panera donates 10¢ of every Pink Ribbon bagel sold to breast cancer charities.
However, on Friday (October 18), greater Los Angeles area locations (Inland Empire included) will be donating 100% of Pink Ribbon bagel sales to the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation in support of its mission to achieve a future without breast cancer by focusing on prevention and finding the cause.
Head over the jump for a quick video of the campaign’s founder, Panera franchisee and cancer survivor Sue Stees, on the occasion of the campaign’s 10th anniversary in 2011.