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Metro Diner Partners With The National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (NPCF) To Raise Funds For A Faster Cure

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Metro Diner Partners With The National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (NPCF) To Raise Funds For A Faster Cure

Restaurant Marks Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with "Round-Up" Campaign

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TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Metro Diner, known for serious diner food, has teamed up with the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (NPCF) to launch a round-up fundraising campaign at its 62 diners nationwide. Metro Diner, NPCF's first national restaurant partner, is helping the charity create additional awareness during September, which is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

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"We are proud to partner with National Pediatric Cancer Foundation on their mission to eliminate childhood cancer," said Crafton Bryant, Director of Marketing of Metro Diner. "As a place where the locals eat, we truly care about the families and children we serve and invite our guests to join us in raising awareness and funding for this remarkable organization."

Known for serving serious diner food from an extensive menu of traditional diner dishes, Metro Diner is dedicated to the communities they serve. Beginning August 27th, when Metro Diner guests pay for their meals they will be given an opportunity to round-up their check to the nearest dollar, add increments of $1, $2 and $5, or provide a custom amount. The campaign runs through the end of September.

"The team at Metro Diner not only serves amazing comfort food, but they are also providing comfort to children fighting cancer," said David Frazer, CEO of the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation. "We are proud to partner with Metro Diner to raise awareness and funds for pediatric cancer research, and we appreciate and thank the Metro Diner customers for donating at their local diner."  

Both Metro Diner and NPCF are headquartered in Tampa, FL. For more information and to find out how you can donate today, please visit metrodiner.com/npcfroundup.

About Metro Diner
Established in 1992 by the Davoli family with a single eatery in Jacksonville, Metro Diner is among the nation's fastest growing family dining concepts. Metro Diner is known for its warm, welcoming service, large portion sizes and indulgent comfort food. With most dishes priced under $15, the diner offers a great value during their all-day breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Metro Diner's made-from-scratch menu features quality ingredients and signature dishes including Fried Chicken & Waffle, Charleston Shrimp & Grits, and their famous Meatloaf Plate. To learn more about Metro Diner or to find a full list of locations, please visit www.metrodiner.com, 'Like' Metro Diner on Facebook, or follow @MetroDiner on Instagram and Twitter.

About the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation
The National Pediatric Cancer Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to funding research to eliminate childhood cancer through the Sunshine Project, the Foundation's collaborative research initiative. By partnering with doctors and researchers from the country's top institutions, the Sunshine Project is fast-tracking the development of new drugs and therapies that will ultimately lead to the cure of childhood cancers. For more information, visit NationalPCF.org.

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