Category Archives: Good Deeds

Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes Restaurants Raise an Additional $400,000 for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Fight against Childhood Cancer

Souplantation and Sweet TomatoesShattering first-year tally, donations from guests, employees and partners lift restaurant company’s total support to $700,000 since 2016

Topping its successful first-year campaign by $100,000, Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes guests, team members, farmers and business partners have raised $400,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to help kids battling cancer and other life-threatening diseases, owner Garden Fresh Restaurants, LLC. announced today.

The restaurants and St. Jude wrapped up its latest national giving campaign last week and all money raised will support the St. Jude mission: Finding Cures. Saving Children®.  Actor Patrick Warburton, the voice of the Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes “Discover Fresh” advertising campaign, introduced Garden Fresh to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by sharing his personal commitment to the St. Jude mission. Garden Fresh Chief Operating Officer Greg Keller presented St. Jude with a check at Warburton’s annual Celebrity Golf Tournament fundraising event on March 11 in Palm Desert, California.  The Warburton event, now in its seventh year, raised a record-breaking $2,227,000 in the just-ended campaign.

“We’re honored to be part of this important fight to find cures and to support the kids and their families enduring such difficult circumstances,” Keller said. “We’re very grateful and proud of our guests and team members who stepped up to make a difference for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.” Continue Reading

Dexcom Employees Foundation Awards First Grants to Diabetes Advocacy Organizations

The Dexcom One Step Ahead Foundation: A Dexcom Employees Foundation, has awarded its first grants to five public charity organizations dedicated to improving the lives of people with diabetes. Grants were awarded to the following organizations: the American Youth Understanding Diabetes Abroad (AYUDA), College Diabetes Network, DiabetesSisters, Riding On Insulin, and Type-1-Today/Children with Diabetes (CWD).… Continue Reading

Local Flower Farm Dramm & Echter Donates Thousands of Pink Gerbera Daisies to Susan G. Komen San Diego 3-Day Participants

On Saturday, November 19th, during the Susan G. Komen San Diego 3-Day, Dramm & Echter, a locally owned flower farm in Encinitas, CA, will hand out beautiful, pink Gerbera daisies to thousands of Komen San Diego 3-Day participants. According to Amber Livingston, Susan G. Komen 3-Day Specialist, “The Susan G. Komen San Diego 3-Day is… Continue Reading

ALOR Launches ‘HOPE’ Affirmation Bracelet In Support Of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Brand Founder’s Personal Passion Project to Aid in Finding a Cure Southern California-based ALOR, known for their portfolio of luxury cable jewelry, is proving jewelry can do good this October. The brand has designed the ‘HOPE’ Affirmation bracelet that will raise awareness and funding for finding a cure for breast cancer.  The bracelet will be… Continue Reading

San Diego First To Launch Starbucks Foodshare Program

Starbucks Foodshare Donates Food From 190 Stores to Feeding America San Diego Starbucks, Feeding America and Feeding America San Diego have announced the launch of the first Starbucks FoodShare program operations in the nation. Through a strategic partnership announced earlier this year, the Starbucks FoodShare program will donate nourishing, ready-to-eat meals to Feeding America member food… Continue Reading