Mealshare teams up with A&W to help feed children in Saskatchewan

A program aimed at feeding children in need is hoping to leave a lasting impact in Saskatchewan – Mealshare has partnered with A&W in Saskatchewan.

Until December 1, Mealshare and A&W will provide one meal to a youth in need for every mushroom mozzarella combo purchased at participating locations in the province.

The program began in 2013 with four partner restaurants in Alberta, that has now grown to more than 500 all across North America.

Co-founder Andrew Hall said the idea to start Mealshare came from being taught at an early age to appreciate the value of food on the table.

“When we got out of university and started these corporate jobs, we realized we wanted to have more of an impact with our careers,” shared Hall. “We jumped on the idea to run our own restaurant and provide a meal for every meal sold.”

Since they partnered up with the four Alberta businesses six years ago, it has now grown to over 500 all across North America.

Their goal is to be able to tell their grandchildren one day that they helped end childhood hunger. “We want to tell them a different story that youth hunger used to be a problem, but isn’t anymore, so that’s one of our visions for Mealshare.”

A&W Canada CEO Susan Senecal said it was an easy decision to partner with Mealshare seeing the success they’ve had over the years.

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