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Rudy's 'Country Store' and Bar-B-Q

July 04, 2016 09:00 ET

Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q Celebrates Independence Day by Donating More Than $158,000 to Various Military Charities

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 4, 2016) - Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q today announced that they raised a record amount of $158,007 during their annual Camo Cup for A Cause in May. The funds raised are going to be divided among Rudy's Bar-B-Q's military charity partners namely Folds of Honor, Operation Homefront, Chris Kyle Frog Foundation, ThanksUSA, Team Kirtland 1st Sergeant Association and Veteran Outdoors based on the funds raised by their designated Rudy's Bar-B-Q location or market.

This was the fourth consecutive Camo Cup for A Cause, which has raised more funds each year now totaling more than $450,000 combined.

Funds are raised from guests who donate a dollar during the month long campaign. In exchange for their donation, they are given a coupon for a free 32 oz. drink that can be redeemed on their next visit to Rudy's Bar-B-Q. 

"As we celebrate Independence Day, Rudy's Bar-B-Q is honored to give back to our nation's heroes who have served to protect our freedom," said Pete Bassett, VP of Operations at Rudy's Bar-B-Q. "We are also grateful to all our guests who continue to support our Cup for Cause effort every May and October."

Since launching in October 2012 with their first Rudy's Cup for A Cause, the fundraising program has now raised nearly $1,000,000 for various breast cancer and military charities.

About Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q
Since 1989, Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q has been serving up genuine Texas Bar-B-Q to folks in the Southwest USA. Rudy's Bar-B-Q pits are 100% wood fired with oak. Along with time and oak, Rudy's Bar-B-Q cooks with a dry spice that ensures perfectly smoked Bar-B-Q at every visit. It is best served with Rudy's famous "Sause." Rudy's Bar-B-Q ships meat and sells its famous "Sause," rubs and merchandise online at On social media, Like Rudy's Bar-B-Q on Facebook at, follow on Twitter at, and on Instagram at

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