SERVUS! Supports Riley Children’s Foundation
Riley Children’s Foundation received a donation of $119,884.99 from SERVUS! The donation consisted of the total funds raised in the 2016-2017 fiscal year by participating SERVUS! locations across the state of Indiana. SERVUS! guests were able to donate to Riley Hospital for Children by purchasing an icon to be displayed in the restaurant or contributing their change.
“SERVUS! is committed to giving back to the communities in which we do business, and Riley Hospital for Children offers top-ranked care to youth in numerous communities across the SERVUS! footprint,” said Jason M. Kelly, President/CEO of SERVUS!
The funds donated to Riley Children’s Foundation will be allocated to Riley Hospital for Children’s General Benefit fund, allowing help to rapidly flow to areas that need it the most such as: family support programs like Child Life or social work, the maternity and newborn health program and pediatric research.
“We are grateful for the continuous support and generosity of SERVUS! They are committed to supporting the vital role Riley Hospital for Children plays in providing hope for sick and injured children,” said Jim Austin, Chief Marketing and Corporation Partnerships Officer for Riley Children’s Foundation.
SERVUS! currently owns and operates more than 130 restaurants across the Midwest in four nationally-recognized food-service concepts: Long John Silver’s, Denny’s, Wendy’s, McAlister’s, and Grandy’s. In addition, SERVUS! operates the Jasper 8 Theatres and manages a diverse portfolio of commercial real estate throughout its geographical footprint.
About Riley Children’s Foundation
Riley Children’s Foundation is the fundraising arm of Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health and the founding organization that opened Riley Hospital in 1924. Today Riley Hospital is recognized as one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation and is the only comprehensive children’s research hospital in the state of Indiana. Our mission is to raise funds statewide to support Riley Hospital funding priorities: pediatric research and patient care, maternity and newborn health and family support programs. Riley Children’s Foundation also funds Camp Riley and the James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home and Billie Lou Wood Visitor Center. For more information, visit RileyKids.org.