HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the wake of the tragic Harvey deluge affecting so many of its customers in the Greater Houston area, Sweet Tomatoes www.sweettomatoes.com, with four locations in Houston, and Souplantation www.souplantation.com in California, are offering the following relief efforts:
- Free meals to First Responders and other volunteers with appropriate IDs including police officers, firefighters, Texas National Guard members and FEMA personnel at all Houston area locations now through Sept. 15, 2017.
- A nationwide fundraiser for the *Houston Food Bank, the country’s largest food bank, supporting the vast population who are food insecure. At all Sweet Tomatoes and Souplantation restaurants nationwide, every $1.00 donated by our guests from Sept. 2-Sept. 15, 2017, the company will match up to a maximum of $100,000.
- On Labor Day, 50 cases of Sweet Tomatoes bottled water was donated to Bethel’s Heavenly Hands about eight miles from the restaurant chain’s flood-distressed Stafford location.
“First Responders began dining with us frequently and we continue to welcome more,” said Houston-based Val Matthew, Director of Operations for Sweet Tomatoes in Texas & New Mexico. “We will continue to monitor Stafford shelters and will truck in more bottled water as needed.”
Sweet Tomatoes is one of two brand names operated by Garden Fresh Restaurants, with 97 restaurant in 10 states. Souplantation is the restaurant brand in California and Sweet Tomatoes is the brand elsewhere. For more information, visit www.souplantation.com or www.sweettomatoes.com.