Nearly $10,000 Raised by Bagger Dave's to Benefit Riley Children's Foundation

Bagger Dave’s Burger Tavern, a full-service, ultra-casual restaurant and bar, today announced that the company and its customers raised nearly $10,000 for the Riley Children’s Foundation at the Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health in Indianapolis.

Through its “All Aboard for Riley Campaign” held during the month of April, guests at all Bagger Dave’s restaurants in Indiana had the opportunity to purchase a paper pinup of the Riley wagon when they donated at least $1.  Supporters had the option of writing a personalized message on the pinup, which was then displayed throughout the restaurant.  Participating burger taverns were in Avon, Carmel, Crown Point, Fishers Marketplace, Fort Wayne, Greenwood, Indianapolis, Schererville and Terre Haute.

“The generosity of our guests during the All Aboard for Riley campaign was just overwhelming,” said Michael Ansley, president and CEO of Bagger Dave’s.  “I am thrilled that we are able to present nearly $10,000 to the Riley Children’s Foundation in order to ensure that the patients and their families at Riley Hospital get the best care possible.”

“We are grateful for the continuous support and generosity of Bagger Dave’s Burger Tavern. They are all aboard in supporting the vital role Riley Hospital for Children plays in providing hope for sick and injured children,” said Jason Mueller, assistant vice president of communications, Riley Children’s Foundation.

Bagger Dave’s has partnered with Riley Children’s Foundation, which seeks to help improve the health and well-being of patients at the hospital, since last June.  Riley, which serves more than 300,000 children throughout Indiana each year, is the state’s only comprehensive pediatric research hospital. Donations help fund the hospital’s pediatric research programs, family-friendly private rooms, state-of-the-art facilities, patient support from child life specialists, educational opportunities for physicians and medical students, specialized equipment and life-changing outdoor adventures at Camp Riley. 

For more information on Riley Children’s Foundation, visit

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About Riley Children’s Foundation
Riley Children’s Foundation supports Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health, Camp Riley and the James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home. As Indiana’s only comprehensive hospital dedicated exclusively to the care of children, Riley Hospital has provided compassionate care, support and comfort to children and their families since 1924. Each year children from all 92 Indiana counties turn to Riley Hospital and its regional clinics throughout the state more than 300,000 times. Riley Hospital’s partnership with Indiana University Health and its strong affiliation with the Indiana University School of Medicine make Riley Hospital the leader in pediatric care in the state and the region. For more information, visit

About Bagger Dave’s
Founded in 2008, Bagger Dave’s Burger Tavern has taken the neighborhood bar and has literally BEEFED it up. Their chefs have created a burgerlicious prime rib recipe burger, and paired it with a seemingly endless selection of local craft beers, wines and signature cocktails to appeal to grownup tastes.
And would a standard old potato do for Bagger Dave’s friends? We think not. Only fresh cut fries, made from a proprietary potato can accompany a burger this F-I-N-E. Don’t skinny dip…enjoy one of Bagger Dave’s nine custom-made dipping sauces. Other drool-worthy grub on the menu includes a veggie black bean burger, Midwestern turkey or hormone-free chicken burgers, and hand-dipped milkshakes.

If you don’t live close to one of Bagger Dave’s 26 neighborhood or campus locations, you really should consider moving. Serious burger lovers can also order and pay from the palm of their hands with the Bagger Dave’s App, and benefit from its Fresh Rewards Loyalty Program, which is not only easy, but also saves big bucks so you can buy even more burgers and beer. Headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, the company has restaurants across Michigan and Indiana. Visit for complete location and menu info.

About Diversified Restaurant Holdings
Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. ("DRH" or the "Company") is the owner, operator, and franchisor of the unique, full-service, ultra-casual restaurant concept, Bagger Dave's Burger Tavern® ("Bagger Dave's") and one of the largest Buffalo Wild Wings® ("BWW") franchisees.  Between the two concepts, the Company currently operates 50 restaurants in Michigan, Florida, Illinois, and Indiana.  The Company routinely posts news and other important information on its website at


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