From day one, Amanda Yerkes has been passionate about helping others. As a young child, her father was diagnosed with cancer and lost his job during his fight with the disease. Her family used all their savings to pay for the necessary treatments and, recognizing there would not be enough money left to help her go to college, she set out to work and save as much as she could to pursue her dream.
After a successful inaugural fundraiser in 2017, the 26 New York-area Chick-fil-A® Restaurants in New York City, Southern Connecticut, Long Island, Northern New Jersey and Jersey Shore will host a second annual Lemonade Fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 14 in support of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. Last year, this initiative raised more than $28,000, an amount that the company is hopeful to exceed in 2018 with the help of local communities. Once again, the restaurants will donate 100 percent of regular lemonade sales during the event to the nonprofit, a national foundation dedicated to raising funds and awareness for childhood cancer.
Chick-fil-A, Inc. has selected local resident Roosevelt Board to be the franchise owner of its first Staten Island restaurant – Chick-fil-A Staten Island Mall – set to open later this summer. The restaurant will be located in the newly renovated Food District inside Staten Island Mall and will be the sixth Chick-fil-A location in the five boroughs of New York City. Roosevelt, who has been with Chick-fil-A for more than seven years, recently relocated to the area his wife, Tay, to open the restaurant.
Since opening our first locally owned restaurant in Midtown Manhattan nearly three years ago, we’ve employed more than 1,000 New Yorkers, donated nearly 20,000 pounds of food to New York’s homeless population, given thousands in college scholarships to New York students, and served the millions of customers who have walked through our doors.
NEW YORK (March 27, 2018) – This week, the first Chick-fil-A restaurant in Lower Manhattan will open in the heart of the Financial District. The franchisee-owned restaurant, located at 144 Fulton Street next to Fulton Center Station, was designed to serve the downtown community and a variety of guests’ needs.
On Thursday, March 29, the first Chick-fil-A restaurant in Lower Manhattan opens in the heart of the Financial District. Located at 144 Fulton Street between Broadway and Nassau, the restaurant was designed to serve the downtown community and a variety of guests’ needs.
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