Celebrate the 22nd Annual Charity BBQ Day on Saturday, May 8, 2010!
Join M&M Meat Shops and CCFC to help raise $2 million
for Crohn’s and Colitis Research!
On Saturday, May 8, 2010, Canadians can help cook up a cure! Visit any of the more than 470 M&M Meat Shops locations across Canada to support the 22nd Annual M&M Meat Shops Charity BBQ Day benefiting the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada (CCFC).
M&M Meat Shops’ franchisees, staff and thousands of volunteers from coast to coast will grill hamburgers and hot dogs to meet the 22nd Annual Charity BBQ Day fundraising goal of $2 million. On May 8th, between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., supporters will receive a hamburger or hot dog, a drink and a bag of chips for a minimum donation of $2.50. All food and time is donated, so every penny raised goes directly to the CCFC for its research programs.
22nd Annual M&M Meat Shops Charity BBQ Day
What: A nation-wide BBQ event to raise funds for a great cause!
When: Saturday, May 8, 2010 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Where: At all M&M Meat Shops across Canada.
Visit www.mmmeatshops.com to find the store nearest you.
Why: To raise funds for CCFC, a medical research foundation dedicated to finding a cure for IBD, a disease which affects more than 200,000 Canadian men, women and children.
A Kitchener-based business, M&M Meat Shops opened its first store in 1980. Over the past 29 years, the chain has grown to more than 470 locations across Canada. M&M Meat Shops offers hundreds of meal ideas for today’s busy families in just one aisle, with products ranging from succulent steaks to delicious desserts and convenient meal ideas. For more information on M&M Meat Shops or for tips on hundreds of meal ideas visit www.mmmeatshops.com.
The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada (CCFC) is a voluntary, not-for-profit, medical research foundation dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The Foundation is also committed to educating IBD patients, their families, health professionals and the general public about the diseases. For more information about the CCFC, please visit www.ccfc.ca.
Added by andy on March 18, 2010