Mexican restaurant Abuelo raises $ 10,000 for Honor Flight Network
LUBBOCK, Texas, December 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Abuelo’s Mexican restaurant, famous for its authentic, fully prepared Mexican cuisine, has elevated $ 10,000 for the Honor Flight Network in November with a Veterans Day promotion. The 2021 Veterans Day fundraiser was a continuation of Abuelo’s partnership with the Honor Flight Network, which salutes American veterans by arranging free transportation to Washington DC, so that those who served and sacrificed themselves can visit the memorials that honor the United States military.
From Nov 10 to Nov 14, Abuelo’s hosted its “Queso for Heroes” promotion to honor veterans, by donating $ 1 to Honor Flight for each sale of its popular Chile con Queso and Queso Diablo aperitif at each Abuelo location. Honor Flight, a non-profit organization, will use funds raised from Abuelo and other partners to organize flights for veterans.
“At Honor Flight, we are grateful for our partnership with Abuelo’s, and we thank the members of the restaurant team who made this Veterans Day fundraiser so successful,” said Meredith Rosenbeck, CEO of Honor Flight. “It means a lot to veterans to be able to visit the nation’s capital and see the memorials dedicated to their service, but some cannot afford to make the trip. Partners like Abuelo and others are helping us honor these veterans by raising funds for the expenses related to the visit.
Since its maiden flight in 2005, Honor Flight has transported nearly 250,000 veterans to the capital, including veterans who served in World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam. Veterans who travel with Honor Flight have a unique chance to share their stories with fellow military members and to honor their fallen friends and comrades.
“We owe our veterans a debt that we cannot repay, so at Abuelo we are happy to salute their service by working with Honor Flight again this year to raise funds for Veterans Day,” he said. said the president of Abuelo. Robert lin. “On behalf of the Abuelo team, I want to thank the guests who made the fundraising successful again, and I am grateful to our restaurant staff for their efforts, which made it all possible.”
In addition to offering all expenses paid trips to Washington DC for veterans of WWII, Korean War and Vietnam Era, the Honor Flight Network organizes tours to the capital for US veterans of any age of service who are terminally ill. Learn more about www.honorflight.org.
Since its first opening in 1989, Abuelo’s has always been at the forefront of Mexican cuisine, combining the creativity of the menus, the exceptional quality of food and drink, colorful plate presentations and superior service in a true courtyard atmosphere. Mexican. Abuelo’s has received national accolades as the top ranked Mexican cuisine restaurant and one of the top restaurant chains in the United States in four consecutive biennial surveys by a leading national consumer review magazine. Owned and operated by Food Concepts International in Lubbock, Texas, the company currently has 27 full-service restaurants located in nine states. For more information visit www.abuelos.com or the Abuelo Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Abuelos.
About Honor Flight
The Honor Flight Network was founded in 2005 with the mission of transporting our country’s veterans to Washington DC visit the memorials and monuments dedicated to honoring their service and sacrifice. The Honor Flight Network is a nationwide network of independent hubs working together in pursuit of the Honor Flight mission. In pursuit of this common goal, we have the opportunity to show our country’s veterans the appreciation and honor they deserve. Participating in an Honor Flight gives Veterans the opportunity to share this momentous opportunity with other comrades, to remember lost friends and comrades, and to share their stories and experiences with other veterans. . All honored veterans travel at no cost to the veteran. To date, the Honor Flight Network has transported over 230,000 veterans to Washington DC visit their memorials.