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Earth Day: Clean-Up on Atlanta's Westside

Posted on: Tuesday, May 9th 2017
On Earth Day, Chick-fil-A staff took part in a mass clean-up effort on the Westside. The project was organized by Friends of English Avenue. Among the many volunteer events that took place this day, team members worked to...

New Staff Members Write Letters to Veterans, Giving Thanks for...

Posted on: Friday, May 5th 2017
As part of our employee onboarding process here at Chick-fil-A, we find it important to introduce new staff members to the day-to-day operations of each department in the company. We call these classes “The...

Community Service Day at Nicholas House

Posted on: Friday, April 28th 2017
Earlier this year, the Chick-fil-A Facilities and Equipment team volunteered at the Nicholas House homeless shelter and spent a day building a playhouse for the children residing at the shelter. On April 14th, that same...

Chick-fil-A Volunteers Partner with Meals on Wheels to Deliver...

Posted on: Thursday, March 30th 2017
On the 2nd Wednesday of every month, Chick-fil-A Support Center Staff members volunteer with the Meals on Wheels organization. This month, on March 8th, the team worked alongside Meals on Wheels representatives to...

20 Support Center Staff Package One Ton of Food at Midwest Food Bank

Posted on: Tuesday, March 28th 2017
On March 2nd, 20 Chick-fil-A  Support Center Staff members volunteered at the Midwest Food Bank in Peachtree City, GA. They spent the day sorting donations into boxes to serve families. In total, staff members...

Page Turners Make Great Learners

Posted on: Thursday, March 9th 2017
Chick-fil-A Staff Visits Peyton Forest Elementary Youth and education are two major pillars of the Chick-fil-A Foundation. Many in the Chick-fil-A family share in our dedication to these pillars, which is why...

Volunteers from the Field Operations Team Sort Medical Supplies,...

Posted on: Tuesday, March 7th 2017

Chick-fil-A Volunteers Pack One Million Meals in Less Than One Hour

Posted on: Thursday, February 16th 2017
Partnership with Feeding Children Everywhere On Tuesday, Feb. 14, more than 5,000 Chick-fil-A restaurant owners, home office employees and their families gathered together to accomplish a record-breaking feat. While...

People Department Serves Hollis Innovation Academy

Posted on: Thursday, February 2nd 2017
On December 9th, The Chick-fil-A People Department spent the day serving the Hollis Innovation Academy for a special service project. Members of the team packed duffle bags with food for children in first through fifth...

Community Service Day with Salvation Army Angel Tree

Posted on: Wednesday, February 1st 2017
Over the Christmas season, several teams of Chick-fil-A volunteers visited the Salvation Army Angel Tree program at its warehouse in Tucker, GA. They spent their time helping sort through and package gifts that had been...

Chick-fil-A Spends the Day with Kids of Easter Seals

Posted on: Tuesday, January 31st 2017
During the holidays, Chick-fil-A’s Strategic Reinvestment team had the opportunity to spend some time with the kids of Easter Seals of North Georgia. The team volunteered at a Santa’s Workshop supported by the...

Chick-fil-A Foundation Honors 18 Veterans with Memorable Coin...

Posted on: Thursday, December 22nd 2016
There wasn’t a dry eye in the room after the mother, wife, sister and granddaughter of active and past military servicemen stood up to tell her story and thank Chick-fil-A for all they do in honor of our military....

Chick-fil-A Community Affairs Partners with 11Alive's Annual...

Posted on: Friday, December 2nd 2016
On Wednesday, November 30th, our own Rodney Bullard, Chick-fil-A’s Vice President of Community Affairs, appeared on WXIA-TV’s(11Alive) Atlanta & Co. On the show, he shared with viewers information about...

Shared Table Program Donates Leftovers to the Salvation Army

Posted on: Tuesday, November 22nd 2016
According to World Food Day USA, 40 percent of the food produced in America is wasted. That equals more than 20 pounds of food per person per month. This is one reason why at Chick-fil-A, we wanted to do something to...

Chick-fil-A Honors Community Heroes with More Than $1 Million in...

Posted on: Tuesday, November 15th 2016
Chick-fil-A One app users help select True Inspiration Award winners ATLANTA (November 10, 2016) – Chick-fil-A customers nationwide helped select the recipients of more than $1.1 million in grants, thanks...

Bunk Bed Buildout: Helping the Community One Bed at a Time

Posted on: Thursday, November 10th 2016
Last month, volunteers from Chick-fil-A’s Support Center had a blast helping City of Refuge and Restoration Atlanta (RATL). 16 Chick-fil-A staff members worked together to build bunk beds to be housed at City of...

Just Announced: 2017 True Inspiration Award Winners!

Posted on: Wednesday, November 9th 2016
The Chick-fil-A Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2017 True Inspiration Awards.  Each year, the Foundation honors organizations and community foundations from across the country for their work...

A Summer of Service: Chick-fil-A Staff Gets Involved!

Posted on: Sunday, October 9th 2016
This summer, Chick-fil-A staff members participated in many Chick-fil-A Foundation volunteer opportunities around the Atlanta area, making a difference in the communities.   Smart Lunch, Smart Kid One of...

Chick-fil-A Team Member Receives Chain's Top Scholarship

Posted on: Wednesday, September 28th 2016
Irmo resident and Chick-fil-A team member Daniel Ott is one of only 25 students across the country to receive the 2015 S. Truett Cathy Scholar Award, the chain’s highest scholar recognition that continues...

Two from Chick-fil-A in Cumming Earn Scholarships

Posted on: Friday, March 25th 2016
Original Article: http://www.forsythnews.com/section/2/article/29719/ By Kelly Whitmire Jessica Gipe and David Helms of the Chick-fil-A at Lanier Crossing in Cumming were selected among the 25 students nationwide to...

Baker Wins $2,000 in Chick-fil-A Scholarships

Posted on: Thursday, March 17th 2016
Chick-fil-A team member Mason Baker is one of only 25 students across the country to receive the 2016 S. Truett Cathy Scholar Award, the chain’s highest scholar recognition that continues Chick-fil-A® founder S....

Chick-fil-A Foundation Donates More Than $1 Million to Youth...

Posted on: Tuesday, January 19th 2016
ATLANTA, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chick-fil-A® Foundation is honored to announce today the recipients of the organization's 2016 True Inspiration Awards. The 22 deserving not-for-profits, which represent...

Inner City Inspiration: Camp Inspires Future Leaders On (and Off)...

Posted on: Tuesday, November 3rd 2015
By Elliott Smith Finding sources of motivation isn’t normally a challenge for David Huey– as a member of the Georgia Statefootball team, the senior nose guard has a bevy of coaches and a host of teammates...

Morehead City Chick-fil-A Aims to Earn Success Award

Posted on: Wednesday, October 7th 2015
Original Article: http://www.carolinacoastonline.com/news_times/news/business_news/article_99d443e0-6c65-11e5-9a4a-93bed8a01107.html By Anna Harvey MOREHEAD CITY — The staff and owners of the...

QSRweb Features True Inspiration Awards

Posted on: Monday, February 2nd 2015
The Chick-fil-A Foundation recently announced its 2014 True Inspiration Award winners, honoring 25 organizations with a $1.1 million package of grants that foster youth leadership in three categories: Innovative...

Chicks for Children Foundation Earns True Inspiration Award

Posted on: Monday, January 26th 2015
Chicks for Children is a sustainability-focused organization based in Conway, Arkansas, that addresses hunger and poverty at the local level, generates project partners to provide support globally and impacts the...

Chick-fil-A Foundation grants $10,000 to 4RKids

Posted on: Saturday, January 3rd 2015
Last month, the Chick-fil-A Foundation granted $10,000 to an Oklahoma non-profit organization, 4RKids, as a part of the True Inspiration Awards. This organization focuses on supporting children and adults with...

Chick-fil-A Foundation Partnership with The Salvation Army & CBS...

Posted on: Wednesday, December 3rd 2014
In this video segment, Vice President of Community Affairs & Executive Director of the Chick-fil-A Foundation Rodney Bullard talks about the impactful work The Salvation Army is doing all over the nation...

Chick-fil-A Foundation Helps Provide 1 Million Meals

Posted on: Friday, September 26th 2014
Students from 17 metro Atlanta schools came together recently at Fulton County’s Westlake High School to pack meals to feed a million children in need. The project involves students in 11 states....

A Tribute to S. Truett Cathy

Posted on: Friday, September 12th 2014
“Truett Cathy's life celebrated the youth of America with respect, encouragement and opportunity like no one else I know. It was a life well lived. On behalf of the civic leaders who comprise the...

11Alive News Highlights Chick-fil-A Foundation Meal Packing

Posted on: Wednesday, July 30th 2014
In conjunction with Community Affairs’ commitment to community outreach, The Chick-fil-A Foundation has partnered with Action Ministries’ Smart Lunch, Smart Kids feeding program this summer to provide lunches...

Jr. Achievement Business Center Teaches Financial Literacy and...

Posted on: Friday, July 18th 2014
It’s been more than a year since the groundbreaking of the Junior Achievement Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center. Located inside the Georgia World Congress Center, it’s a 15-million dollar...

Atlanta Business Chronicle Features Junior Achievement's BizTown

Posted on: Friday, June 27th 2014
Chick-fil-A BizTown Discovery Center is changing lives of middle and high school students, providing the direction and insights to inspire them in careers they might not otherwise imagine.  Read the full...

Students Will Learn About Money at New Discovery Center

Posted on: Thursday, August 22nd 2013
When students take field trips to Junior Achievement's Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center at the Georgia World Congress Center, they’ll enter a smaller version of Atlanta’s business world. The...

Chick-fil-A champions Miracle League with $20k donation

Posted on: Monday, May 27th 2013
The Chick-fil-A Foundation has given Miracle League of Newton County a big boost with a $20,000 donation to purchase universally accessible playground equipment. The donation is the result of the passion of...

Chick-fil-A Foundation spreading its wings

Posted on: Friday, May 3rd 2013
A new corporate foundation is solidifying its place on Atlanta’s landscape. In the past couple of years, the Chick-fil-A Foundation has a hired a new director, adopted a new name, and most recently,...

Letter from Vice President

Posted on: Tuesday, January 15th 2013
Happy New Year! It has been almost two years since we celebrated the 90th birthday of S. Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A, Inc. Acting in the spirit of Truett, Chick-fil-A® established the Chick-fil-A Foundation...

Companies enroll in JA/Chick-fil-A center

Posted on: Friday, November 16th 2012
Key Atlanta companies are rallying around Junior Achievement of Georgia’s plans to create a novel, hands-on financial experience for middle school students. The facility — to be called Junior...

JA and Chick-fil-A plan Finance Park, BizTown

Posted on: Thursday, April 26th 2012
Junior Achievement of Georgia Inc. is considering locating two hallmark programs — a JA Finance Park and a JA Biz Town — at the Georgia World Congress Center. Both programs will be interactive...