Nearly 4,200 restaurants raising money to fight hunger
Share Our Strength's Great American Dine Out kicked off Sunday with 4,195 restaurants participating in the fundraising effort to fight childhood hunger. The number of eateries taking part in this year's event marks a nearly 20-percent increase in the number of participants during the inaugural Dine Out in 2008, which featured 3,500 restaurants, SOS said. The goal of this year's Great American Dine Out, which runs through Sept. 25, is to raise $1.1 million. The event raised $575,000 in 2008 ...
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