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Applebee’s Takes a Bite out of School Lunch Debt with Upcoming Fundraiser

Posted on October 16th, 2019 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

One in five children in Michigan struggle with hunger, and many families fall just above the threshold to qualify for free and reduced lunches, ultimately still struggling to cover costs for student lunches. When accounts fall into debt, kids can be denied a proper lunch, not only leaving them hungry but also easily identifiable by their peers by a substitute lunch they are provided. This can lead to embarrassment and emotional stress, as well as leaving these students open to bullying by peers. This weekend…
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Vote for Applebee’s 2019 Hometown Heroes

Posted on July 8th, 2019 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

With more than 100 nominations received, it was once again very difficult for us to narrow our search for Applebee’s Hometown Heroes down to just 15 semi-finalists. As longtime supporters of our troops, TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants would like to thank all of our nominees, as well as the brave men and women they have served with, in their selfless pursuit to protect our freedom and country at-large. Please vote below for your Applebee’s Hometown Hero! The Top 5 individuals with the most votes as…
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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants and Its Applebee’s Launch 3rd Annual Hometown Heroes Award

Posted on June 24th, 2019 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and its 65 Applebee’s restaurants have launched its third annual statewide campaign to recognize Michigan’s dedicated military members in honor of the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. A community-favorite program, we are thrilled to enter our third year of searching for the men and women in our community who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. The selfless service of our active and veteran military members allows us to live free every day because of the sacrifices they…
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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants to Host Statewide Fundraiser for MDA on St. Patrick’s Day

Posted on March 12th, 2019 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events
TEAM Schostak

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) will be participating in the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s annual MDA Shamrock Program with a goal of raising $80,000 to benefit the organization and its research programs designed to discover a cure for muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases On Sunday, March 17, all 65 Applebee’s, 27 Olga’s Kitchen, 13 MOD Pizza and six Del Taco restaurants owned and operated by TSFR will participate in this one-day fundraising event. All guest and TSFR donations collected throughout the day will directly aid…
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Olga’s Kitchen Hosts Dine to Donate Benefiting the Olga, A Life Wrapped in Love Foundation at all 26 Locations

Posted on January 25th, 2019 by TEAM Schostak in Events
Olga's Kitchen

Olga’s Kitchen, an iconic Michigan brand owned and operated by Michigan-based TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR), has established the Olga, A Life Wrapped in Love Foundation following the passing of its founder Olga Loizon on Monday, January 21. Established to provide financial support to women entrepreneurs in their pursuit of starting the state’s next iconic business, the foundation has set a goal of raising $100,000 annually and will give grants between $5,000 and $10,000. TSFR has contributed $20,000 to the foundation. On Sunday, Olga’s Kitchen will host…
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MOD Pizza’s Spreading MODness Campaign Aims to End Hunger in Michigan

Posted on November 19th, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events
Spreading MODness

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and our 11 metro Detroit MOD Pizza restaurants, are teaming up with Generosity Feeds for its annual Spreading MODness campaign. The holiday season is a time for serving others—and at MOD, we make pizza to serve people, we call it Spreading MODness. We recognize the need for access to nutritious meals all year long, and we’re so excited to partner with Generosity Feeds to help make a positive and lasting impact in the communities we serve. We’re looking forward to…
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TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants Continues Annual Veterans Day Celebration by Offering Free Meals

Posted on November 2nd, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and its Applebee’s, Olga’s Kitchen, MOD Pizza and Del Taco restaurants will offer free meals to veterans and active military personnel in honor of Veterans Day. On Sunday, November 11, all 65 TSFR-owned Michigan Applebee’s, 26 Olga’s Kitchen, 11 MOD Pizza and five Del Taco restaurants will celebrate Veterans Day by providing a free meal to the men and women who have served in, or are currently serving in the United States military. Applebee’s will provide free meals from a…
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Olga’s Kitchen Hosting Dine to Donate to Honor Former Employee Chelsea Bruck

Posted on October 26th, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events
Chelsea Bruck

Olga’s Kitchen is honoring the memory of former employee, Chelsea Bruck, with a Dine to Donate on Tuesday, October 30 at its Monroe location, benefiting the Chelsea Bruck Memorial Scholarship. Throughout the day on October 30, Olga’s Kitchen Monroe, located at 2072 N. Telegraph Road, will donate 20 percent of guests’ food sales to the Chelsea Bruck Memorial Scholarship that has been established at Monroe County Community College (MCCC). A positive reminder of Bruck, the scholarship provides financial support to a MCCC student enrolled in…
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WXYZ Features MOD Pizza for Pizza of the Week Campaign to Celebrate National Pizza Month

Posted on October 1st, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

To celebrate October being National Pizza Month, TSFR’s 11 MOD Pizza restaurants have launched its “Pizza of the Week” campaign. Throughout October, all MOD Pizza locations in Michigan will donate $1 from every specialty pizza sold to a designated charity partner that is making an impact in their community. We visited WXYZ today to share all the details with Ann Marie LaFlamme—our partner for Week 1! Check out the segment here, or the details below, to learn all you need to know about getting involved…
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MOD Pizza Woodhaven Hosts Month-Long Back-to-School Celebration

Posted on August 30th, 2018 by TEAM Schostak in Community, Events

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR) and our Woodhaven MOD Pizza restaurant are hosting a month-long back-to-school celebration through the end of September, including a school supply drive, discounts for school staff members, and the chance for a local teacher to win a $250 MOD grant and pizza party for their classroom. Back to school season can be a busy time for families and teachers alike, and as MOD Pizza is committed to giving back to the community, we knew we wanted to find ways to…
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