Boston Market Supports Fisher House Foundation, Offers July Fourth "Stars & Strips" Promotion to Feed Military Families

June 28, 2017
PR Newswire

GOLDEN, Colo., June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Market®, the rotisserie cooking and contemporary home style meal experts, is supporting Fisher House Foundation this Fourth of July to serve the families of our nation's heroes. For every Oven-Crisp Chicken Strips Individual Meal purchased on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, Boston Market will prepare, donate and deliver a home style meal to a Fisher House family throughout the month (up to 1,000 total meals).

Fisher House Foundation is best known for its network of comfort homes – Fisher Houses – where military and veterans' families can stay at no cost while their loved ones are receiving treatment at a military or veterans' hospital. The Foundation ensures the families never pay a lodging fee, and since its inception, the program has saved these deserving families more than $360 million in lodging and transportation costs throughout all stages of hospitalization and recovery from illness, disease or injury.

"For all of us at Boston Market, there is simply no greater honor than being able to serve the families of the courageous men and women who so bravely serve our country," stated Boston Market CEO, George Michel, also known as "The Big Chicken." "We're honored to support an incredible organization like Fisher House Foundation to help our nation's heroes and their loved ones when they need it most."

"Fisher Houses are built thanks to support from the community. It's what we do together that makes the greatest impact," said Ken Fisher, Chairman and CEO of Fisher House Foundation. "The July Fourth promotion at Boston Market is just one more way Americans can say thank you to our military, veterans and their families."

Boston Market restaurants currently operate on 16 U.S. military bases throughout the country; there are currently 72 Fisher Houses located in 28 states and Europe. The "Stars & Strips" promotion will take place on Tuesday, July 4, at participating Boston Market locations nationwide.

For additional information on the Boston Market or Fisher House Foundation, visit BostonMarket.com, FisherHouse.org or follow @BostonMarket on Twitter or Facebook.

About Boston Market
Boston Market Corporation, headquartered in Golden, Colorado, has given time back to busy families and individuals for more than 30 years with quality, home style meals at a convenient value in more than 450 U.S. locations. The expert in rotisserie cooking, Boston Market prepares its fresh chicken and all natural turkey in signature rotisserie ovens and features an extensive selection of home style sides and made-from-scratch cornbread. As one of the country's largest providers of catering services, Boston Market offers convenient, same-day orders and delivery for corporate and personal events of all sizes. In January 2017, Boston Market officially launched its "Quality Guarantee," which acts as a continued commitment to all guests that Boston Market will serve all-natural and fresh, never frozen, gluten-free, whole chicken with no added hormones, steroids, antibiotics or MSG. For more information, visit the company's website at www.bostonmarket.com. For the latest news and deals, follow @bostonmarket on Twitter or join us on Facebook.

About Fisher House
Fisher House Foundation is best known for a network of comfort homes where military and veterans' families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment.  These homes are located at major military and VA medical centers nationwide, and in Europe, close to the medical center or hospital it serves. Fisher Houses have up to 21 suites, with private bedrooms and baths.  Families share a common kitchen, laundry facilities, a warm dining room and an inviting living room.  Fisher House Foundation ensures that there is never a lodging fee.  Since inception, the program has saved military and veterans' families an estimated $360+ million in out of pocket costs for lodging and transportation.

Fisher House Foundation also operates the Hero Miles Program, using donated frequent flyer miles to bring family members to the bedside of injured service members as well as the Hotels for Heroes program using donated hotel points to allow family members to stay at hotels near medical centers without charge.  The Foundation also manages a grant program that supports other military charities and scholarship funds for military children, spouses and children of fallen and disabled veterans. www.fisherhouse.org

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