The Farm Fresh Burger Concept Has Donated More Than $1 Million In Support Of Children’s Health
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (January 23, 2020) — Farmer Boys®, the farm fresh fast casual known for its award-winning burgers, cooked-to-order menu, and friendly service, raised $150,000 for Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital (LLUCH) during its 19th annual fundraiser. The funds were raised from July 23 to September 2, 2019, where guests were invited to donate $1 or $5 at participating California restaurants. With the $150,000 donation, Farmer Boys reached the milestone of more than $1 million donated to LLUCH since first partnering with the hospital in 2000.
“We are thankful to our guests and team members who helped us collect $150,000 this year and reach the $1 million milestone,” said Larry Rusinko, vice president and chief marketing officer of Farmer Boys. “Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital pioneers research that helps children across Southern California, and we’re thrilled to contribute to their important work through this partnership each year.”
On December 19, 2019, Farmer Boys’ President and COO Karen Eadon, along with other members of the Farmer Boys corporate team, presented the $150,000 check to Jillian Payne, assistant vice president of philanthropy at Loma Linda University Health. The donation will help continue LLUCH’s mission of providing world-class clinical care and outreach programs to children throughout Southern California. The donations also fund research leading to innovation in youth health and wellness delivering on the promise of a healthier future today for children in the region and beyond.
About Farmer Boys®:
Founded in 1981, Farmer Boys® is a farm-to-table fast casual restaurant chain serving award-winning burgers and all-day breakfast, stacked sandwiches, hand-chopped salads, and signature hand-breaded zucchini sticks and onion rings. At Farmer Boys, Farm Food Ain’t Fast Food®. Farmer Boys is annually recognized with ‘Best Of’ food awards, voted by customers who value generous portions of farm fresh food at a fair price. The burger concept has also been recognized by notable industry publications, including being named one of Fast Casual’s top 100 Movers & Shakers. Farmer Boys operates restaurants in California and Nevada. For more information, visit www.farmerboys.com.