The Briad Group’s 15th Annual Golf Tournament Tees Up $2.5 million for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 07:02 PM EDT
Restaurant and hospitality leader The Briad Group® has raised more than $2.5 million for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, including $325,000 at its 15th Annual Golf Tournament last week.
The September 12th event at the Royce Brook Country Club in Hillsborough, New Jersey, was sold out with 288 golfers and over 300 attendees at the dinner event.
"We are honored and humbled by the annual drive and commitment The Briad Group® brings to this charity golf tournament. Their long-term support of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is remarkable, said Rita Soronen, president & CEO of the DTFA. “The funds raised have allowed hundreds of children in New Jersey and New York to be adopted into permanent homes and loving families."
The Briad Group®, headquartered in Livingston, N.J., is one of the fastest growing hospitality companies in the U.S. The Briad Group’s® entities are: licensed franchisees for Wendy's, T.G.I. Fridays®, Corner Bakery Cafe, Marriott, Hilton and a licensee for Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar. The Briad Group® also owns and operates CUPS Frozen Yogurt - That's Hot™, a self-serve frozen yogurt concept that is poised for explosive growth.
About Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is a national nonprofit public charity dedicated exclusively to finding permanent homes for the more than 130,000 children waiting in North America’s foster care systems. Created by Wendy’s® founder Dave Thomas who was adopted, the Foundation implements evidence-based, results-driven national service programs, foster care adoption awareness campaigns and advocacy initiatives. To learn more, visit davethomasfoundation.org or call 1-800-ASK-DTFA.