Durham, NC (RestaurantNews.com) Two Triangle companies have partnered in an initiative to assist the Triangle non-profit Me Fine Foundation. Restaurant scheduling software company ShiftZen and restaurant oil recycler GreaseCycle have launched the “Feed MeFine” campaign, aimed at collecting gift cards from restaurants across the Triangle to be donated to the Me Fine Foundation, Inc.
The Me Fine Foundation provides financial assistance to parents and caregivers whose children are receiving long term medical treatment in Duke and UNC Children’s Hospitals. Parking, gas, food and other bills not directly associated with medical care can mount and create hardships. Me Fine Foundation, Inc. acts a stopgap providing funds to the families during the treatment process to help ease financial pressure.
The restaurant gift cards collected by ShiftZen and GreaseCycle would be given to MeFine Foundation, who would in turn give the gift cards to the parents and caregivers of the children in the hospital. Often the cost of meals are not anticipated during an extended hospital stay. For example, parents a child in care could spent $25 a day on meals during a two week hospital stay. …read more
Source: Restaurant News