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Eat Your Generous Heart Out at Dining Out for Life on Thursday, April 30!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
Kelly Bray
(206) 957-1633
kellyb[at]lifelong.org

Seattle – April 22  Dining Out For Life is that one day each year when giving back is as simple as having breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, a cocktail, or all of the above (is your stomach growling yet?) at your favorite participating business.

Dining Out for Life presented by BECU returns for its 22nd year next Thursday, April 30th. On this day, over 100 restaurants throughout the Seattle metropolitan area will donate 30-50% of their proceeds to Lifelong to feed those fighting hunger and illness in our community.

“We are hoping for an incredible year because we have more restaurants donating 50% than ever before. Huge shout out to these Golden Fork restaurants including Lost Lake Café, Fogon Cocina Mexicana, Jules Maes Saloon, Mejari Fusion Sushi, McMenamins Six Arms in Queen Anne and Capitol Hill, and Witness,” says Sage Fitzpatrick, Director of Development.

This also marks the first time a restaurant as far north as Everett — Major League Pizza — is participating. The restaurant, known for their homemade crust and gluten free pizza, comes highly rated (4 ½ out of 5 stars on Yelp).

During the day-long fundraiser, restaurant patrons have a chance to win two domestic round trip tickets courtesy of Delta Airlines. Lifelong is also encouraging patrons to tweet photos of themselves using #DOFLSeattle.  
 
Dining Out for Life is sponsored by BECU, The Stranger, C89.5, Nyhus Communications, Titan Outdoor, Seattle Met, Delta, Titan Outdoor, and the GSBA. To begin planning your dining out extravaganza, visit the event website for the most updated list of restaurants. 

About Dining Out For Life
Dining Out For Life is an annual fundraising event involving the generous participation of volunteers, corporate sponsors and restaurants. The event is produced in 60 cities throughout the United States and Canada. Together, AIDS service organizations raise more than $3 million to fight illness and hunger across the country.    

About Lifelong
Lifelong is the leading community health organization serving people with chronic illnesses, including HIV/AIDS, in Washington State.  We believe all people have a right to a place to live, healthy food to eat, and access to affordable, quality healthcare. Lifelong delivers food, housing, and health services; collaborates with community organizations on the prevention and care of chronic disease; and advocates for effective HIV/AIDS policy. Simply put —we make health work.