SOURCE: eegee's


July 21, 2011 17:53 ET

eegee's 19th Annual Coupon Card Program Raises $202,035 for Tu Nidito

TUCSON, AZ--(Marketwire - Jul 21, 2011) - This June, customers donated $202,035 to Tu Nidito through eegee's 19th annual coupon card program. Each year eegee's selects a Tucson-based not-for-profit organization as the program beneficiary. This year marks a new record high in dollars donated. eegee's will present the check to the board and staff of Tu Nidito on July 29.

In return for their generosity, eegee's gives customers a coupon booklet for every $5 donation they make. Each booklet contains coupons good for the next 12 months, valued at up to $72.

President Tom O'Connor appreciates the community's involvement. "For 19 years, the coupon card program has been the backbone of eegee's commitment to supporting our community. I'm grateful and proud of our customers who donate, and am happy to reward them for their continued patronage."

eegee's was proud to select Tu Nidito as this year's beneficiary because of the important work they do to help Tucson's children and families. Their organization provides support to children who have been affected by the death of a parent or diagnosis of cancer or other serious illness, at no cost to the families in need.

This year eegee's celebrates their 40th anniversary, and is proud to continue their legacy of social responsibility.

About eegee's
Tucson-based restaurant chain, eegee's, makes and sells their signature frozen fruit drink in lemon, strawberry and pina colada flavors, and a unique "flavor of the month." eegee's also serves made-to-order sub sandwiches, salads, fries and more at all of the 23 locations in Tucson and Casa Grande. eegee's is committed to social and environmental involvement by donating time, food and money to local charities as well as minimizing waste at their 30,000 sq. ft commissary. This year eegee's celebrates their 40th anniversary. For more information, visit

About Tu Nidito
Tu Nidito Children and Family Services provides comfort, hope and support for children and families whose lives have been impacted by a serious medical condition or death. Through its array of support groups and individual services, Tu Nidito provides emotional, social, and educational tools to children and families and empowers them with strength and skills for the future. For more information, visit

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