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Abuelo’s Veteran’s Day

Abuelo’s Veteran’s Day “Queso for Heroes” Benefits Military Heroes

$1 from every Chile con Queso appetizer sold November 7-11 will be donated to Homes for Our Troops

LUBBOCK, Texas – In honor of Veteran’s Day, Abuelo’s Mexican restaurants are pleased to support Homes for Our Troops and invites guests to enjoy Chile con Queso for a good cause during its “Queso for Heroes” fundraiser. Starting Saturday, November 7 through Wednesday, November 11, Abuelo’s restaurants nationwide will donate $1 from the proceeds of every Chile con Queso appetizer sold to Homes for Our Troops, a national non-profit organization that builds specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans.

“We are proud and honored to support Homes for Our Troops’ efforts to help those brave men and women who protect our freedom,” said Robert Lin, president of Food Concepts International, Abuelo’s parent company. “Homes for Our Troops is a great organization and we look forward to giving back to our heroes this Veteran’s Day weekend.”

Currently, Abuelo’s has 39 restaurants located in 14 states across the nation. To find an Abuelo’s location near you, visit http://www.abuelos.com/locations.

About Abuelo’s

Since its first opening in 1989, Abuelo’s has consistently been on the leading edge of Mexican cuisine, combining menu creativity, outstanding food and beverage quality, colorful plate presentations and superior service in an impressive Mexican courtyard-themed atmosphere. Owned and operated by Food Concepts International of Lubbock, Texas, Abuelo’s has received national accolades as the top-ranked Mexican food restaurant and as one of America’s top overall restaurant chains in three consecutive biennial surveys by a leading national consumer rating magazine. The company currently has 39 restaurants located in 14 states, and a fast casual Abuelo’s Taqueria, located in Lubbock, Texas. Two additional locations are currently under construction in Tyler and The Colony, Texas, with plans to open in November 2015. For more information, visit www.abuelos.com or Abuelo’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Abuelos.

About Homes for Our Troops

Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) is a privately funded 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that builds specially adapted, mortgage-free homes nationwide for the most severely injured Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. Most of these Veterans have sustained life-altering injuries including multiple limb amputations, partial or full paralysis, and/or severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).  These homes restore some of the freedom and independence our Veterans sacrificed while defending our country, and enable them to focus on their family, recovery, and rebuilding their lives. Since its founding in 2004, nearly 90 cents of every dollar donated to HFOT has gone directly to our program services for Veterans. HFOT builds these homes where the Veteran chooses to live, and continues its relationship with the Veterans after home delivery to assist them with rebuilding their lives http://www.hfotusa.org/.

For information on how to get involved please contact Community Fundraising Coordinator Monica Sweeney at msweeney@hfotusa.org