The National Restaurant Association (NRA) recognized ARAMARK’s commitment to communities through ARAMARK Building Community, the company’s signature philanthropy program, with the 2012 Restaurant Neighbor Award. The award celebrates outstanding charitable service efforts restaurateurs perform in their communities.
ARAMARK’s Bev Driblin, Vice President of Community Relations, discussed the inspiration behind ARAMARK Building Community with Restaurant Management Magazine. Dribin’s interview on the motivation, progression and details of the program can be found on the magazine’s website.
Launched in 2008, ARAMARK Building Community helps families in underserved communities across the United States and beyond by providing funds, volunteers, programs and professional services to strengthen community centers. To date, ARAMARK has contributed more than $7 million through grants, product donations and 15,000 employees volunteering their time to help the community. Read more about the NRA Neighbor Award recipients.