TACO BELL® FOUNDATION AND BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF METRO DENVER TEAM UP TO CELEBRATE THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF LOCAL TEENS
Event kicks off the partnership focused inspiring teens to stay the course to graduation
WHAT: Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver will host an event to honor more than 50 outstanding high school Club members who graduated in the Class of 2015. The special celebration is being held at the Denver Broncos Boys & Girls Club and will feature a short program with special awards for outstanding accomplishments, refreshments and other activities. This event was made possible through a $1,000 grant from the Taco Bell® Foundation.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Denver Broncos Boys & Girls Club | 4397 Crown Blvd., Denver, CO 80239
CONTACT: To RSVP and/or to set up an interview, please contact: Gail Bransteitter, Director of Marketing & Communications, at Gailb@bgcmd.org or call 303-446-6785.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver
The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is to empower every Club member, through safe and impactful experiences, to: graduate high school with a plan for college or career, contribute to their community and live a healthy life. Since 1961, BGCMD has been helping kids, ages 6 to 18, achieve academic success, live healthy lifestyles, and develop good character and citizenship. The organization operates 16 safe neighborhood sites throughout metro Denver, and a residential summer camp. Learn more at www.GreatFuturesDenver.org.
About Taco Bell® Foundation
Taco Bell Foundation Inc., also known as Taco Bell® Foundation for Teens™, is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) public benefit corporation committed to inspiring and enabling America’s teens to graduate from high school and achieve más through its programs, partnerships, and direct financial assistance. Since 1992, the Foundation has served over 3 million teens in 6,000 communities across the country where Taco Bell restaurants have a presence. Through the support of our customers, franchisees, employees and vendor-partners over the last 20 years, the Foundation has awarded more than $75 million in grants and scholarships focused on education and career readiness. For more information on the Foundation and its commitment to teens – Taco Bell team members, friends and future leaders – visit tacobellforteens.org or www.graduateformas.com.
About Taco Bell Corp.
Taco Bell Corp., a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc., (NYSE: YUM), is the nation’s leading Mexican -inspired quick service restaurant. Taco Bell serves made to order and customizable tacos, burritos, and specialties such as the exclusive Doritos® Locos Tacos, gourmet- inspired Cantina Bell® Menu and lower calorie Fresco Menu. The company encourages customers to “Live Más,” both through its food and in ways such as its Feed The Beat® music program and its nonprofit organization, the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens™. Taco Bell and its more than 350 franchise organizations have nearly 6,000 restaurants across the United States that proudly serve more than 36 million customers every week.