Great Taste: Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Contributes to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
Great Taste covered Dickey's contribution to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
Throughout the month of September, long-standing Texas brand, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit. will lend a hand to their Houston neighbors affected by Hurricane Harvey. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit locations nationwide, along with the Dallas-based Home Office, are working together to make the largest impact possible for those in need.
From September 1 through 15, all Dickey’s Barbecue Pit locations nationwide will be accepting donations through Dickey’s charitable foundation Barbecue, Boots & Badges. Guests will have the opportunity to donate to an amazing cause while also enjoying Dickey’s Texas-style barbecue. Along with in-store donations, the Dickey’s Home Office will be collecting donations from all employees. Roland Dickey, Jr. and Laura Rea Dickey will personally be matching up to 25,000 dollars for relief efforts as well.
“We can and will respond the best we can as a brand and a family to help all folks affected by Hurricane Harvey,” says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
Dickey’s will also be hosting a blood drive with Carter BloodCare on September 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All donations from this drive will be sent to Houston area hospitals. The event will be hosted at the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location on Wycliff Ave. in Dallas. The location will also be offering $2 pulled pork sandwiches to all who participate in the drive.
Lastly, Dickey’s will be partnering with national relief organizations to send available Home Office employees to Houston to help with the rebuilding after this great tragedy.
For more information on Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, visit www.dickeys.com.