Lonestar DQ Donates $802,720 to No Kid Hungry®

The Dairy Queen Franchise Group has provided more than 8 Million meals to hungry children in Texas and beyond

Texas-based Lonestar DQ (formerly Square 1 Restaurants), with 41 Dairy Queen restaurants in Texas has donated a combined $802,720 to Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® Campaign over the past six years.

“It has been very meaningful for our Dairy Queen locations to be part of this successful campaign to end childhood hunger,” said William (Bill) Spae, president and CEO of Lonestar DQ. “One in four children faces hunger in our state each day, and we are incredibly humbled by the generosity of our guests and the success of our first four years of participation.”

Lonestar DQ would like to thank its partners, LSO – Lone Star Overnight, Stingray Worldwide and others who have helped them make their campaign a continued success.

For more about the No Kid Hungry campaign, visit www.nokidhungry.org.

About Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® Campaign

No child should grow up hungry in America, but one in five children struggles with hunger. Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign is ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day. The No Kid Hungry campaign connects kids in need to effective nutrition programs like school breakfast and summer meals and teaches low-income families to cook healthy, affordable meals through Cooking Matters. This work is accomplished through the No Kid Hungry network, made up of private citizens, public officials, nonprofits, business leaders and others providing innovative hunger solutions in their communities. Join us at www.nokidhungry.org..

About Lonestar DQ

Dairy Queen has been serving customers ’smiles and stories’ for more than 75 years with its iconic soft-serve treats and food items. The company behind this No Kid Hungry effort is Lonestar DQ (formerly Square 1 Restaurants), with 41 Dairy Queen restaurants in Texas. The company is committed to local community partnerships and charitable outreach initiatives, as well as providing stable, secure and opportunity-rich employment. Learn more at DairyQueen.com or LonestarDQ.com.