Support Virginia's Restaurant & Hospitality Future Today — #GivingTuesday
Dear Members & Guests,
Today, November 29th, marks the fifth year of the #GivingTuesday Campaign. It's also the first year that the VRLTA Education Foundation will join other non-profits in celebrating this global day of giving.
Giving Tuesday is celebrated annually on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving—and the widely recognized Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping events—to kick-off the holiday giving season and inspire people to give back in impactful ways to the charities and causes they support.
We invite you to take part in this this special day by supporting the future of Virginia's Restaurant and Hospitality Industry by giving to the VRLTA Education Foundation. Your donation to the VRLTA Education Foundation will go to supporting:
the VRLTA Education Foundation Scholarship Fund—which provided over $11,000 to 10 students in or entering collegiate level hospitality programs in 2016;
Virginia ProStart—the two-year, career-building program that reaches 3,900 Students who are interested in culinary arts and restaurant and foodservice management in 55 Virginia High Schools; and
the Virginia ProStart Student Invitational—Virginia's annual culinary and restaurant management competition which qualifies the winners to attend the National ProStart Student Invitational.
Give to the VRLTA Education Foundation Today, November 29!
Help spread the word on social media with @myVRLTA and #GivingTuesday. Or simply forward this email to someone who might be interested in also helping the Future of Virginia's Restaurant and Hospitality Industry.
P.S. — Don't forget, when you shop using Amazon Smile this holiday season–or any time of the year–you can give back to the Ed Foundation. Just shop Amazon using this link, and a portion of everything you buy will be giving to the VRLTA Education Foundation: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/54-1419483
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