140 year of Shriners

140 year of Shriners

Friday, December 18, 2009

Exeter restaurant, its workers raise money, collect toys for Shriners hospital

The Breakfast Hut in Exeter Township raised $2,755 and collected a few thousand donated toys that will be given to patients at Shriners Hospital for Children in Philadelphia.

Reading Eagle: Ryan McFadden
From left, Tammy Hassan, co-owner of Breakfast Hut in Exeter Township, and Shriners James Strunk and William Coldren on Thursday with the toys collected by the restaurant for patients at Shriners Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. The restaurant donated all its proceeds Thursday and workers donated all their tips to the Shriners.
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The restaurant donated all of its proceeds Thursday and the servers donated their tips for the day, all of which totaled the $2,755.

The new, unwrapped toys and $500 were donated by customers and others during a fundraising drive the restaurant has conducted since mid-November.

Members of the Shriners were at the restaurant to assist, and Exeter police conducted a child ID registration.
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