Zaxby’s Hosts Fundraiser For Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts On Thursday

Thursday, September 21, 2017

To support relief efforts for Florida victims of Hurricane Irma, 15 Zaxby’s in the Chattanooga area will host a fundraising event on Thursday, with 10 percent of sales from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. being donated to the American Red Cross. Guests are also able to donate to the Red Cross by visiting http://www.zaxbys.com/hurricanerelief.

Participating Zaxby’s locations raised $111,842 through a similar fundraiser to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. 

The 15 Zaxby’s restaurants that are participating are:
5013 Hixson Pike, Hixson
7643 E. Brainerd Road, Chattanooga
300 Able Drive, Dayton
4815 Highway 58, Chattanooga
9347 Springfield Road, Soddy Daisy
2541 Battlefield Parkway, Fort Oglethorpe
8884 Old Lee Highway, Ooltewah
6456 Alabama Highway, Ringgold
623 Signal Mountain Road, Chattanooga
7328 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga
826 US Highway 64, Murphy
2710 Airport Road, Dalton
1015 N. 3rd Ave., Chatsworth
872 College Drive, Dalton
352 Northgate Drive, Dalton

“Our hearts are with those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Thanks to the quick response of our licensees and guests, we were able to raise more than $110,000 for Harvey relief efforts, and we’re hosting another fundraiser night for those impacted by Irma,” said Zach McLeroy, CEO and co-founder of Zaxby’s.



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