Nearly a year ago, Aid to Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties, or ADFAC, launched the â€œDine and Donateâ€ fundraiser. A successor of the agencyâ€™s longtime â€œFeed the Needâ€ campaign, Dine and Donate allows the entire community to eat out at participating restaurants on the second Monday of each month. The restaurants, in turn, provide a portion of their sales to support ADFACâ€™s many charitable programs.
The first year of Dine and Donate wraps up Monday, September 8, with the following participating restaurants: Burchfieldâ€™s in Oak Ridge, Gallo Loco in Oak Ridge, Hoskins in Clinton, Mediterranean Delight in Oak Ridge, and Razzleberryâ€™s in Oak Ridge.
â€œItâ€™s hard to believe a year has already passed!â€ said Cande Seay, ADFAC board member and Dine and Donate chair. â€œDine and Donate has been a success beyond our expectations, with thousands of dollar already raised to bring hope and stability to our less fortunate neighbors.â€ [Read more…]