Thanks for Giving raises $85K

BEDFORD – The annual Thanks For Giving event held at all T-BONES and Cactus Jack’s restaurants raised $85,000, a record total for the unique fundraiser that gives a $10 dining coupon back for every $5 donation received.

The annual fundraiser started in 2005, and has now raised an impressive $475,000. Each year, various organizations are chosen to receive support. The mission of is to strengthen New Hampshire communities through philanthropic collaboration, dedicated employee involvement and volunteerism benefiting local families, elderly, education and disadvantaged.

In 2017, the donations will benefit Girls Inc., NH Hoby and all New Hampshire YMCAs. The work of these organizations certainly fit with the mission and spirit of the Thanks For Giving program.

T-BONES Great American Eatery has locations in Laconia, Bedford, Salem, Derry and Hudson. Cactus Jack’s Great West Grill has locations in Laconia and Manchester.