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What Role Does Community Impact Play at Angry Crab Shack Franchise?

By November 21, 2023June 13th, 2024No Comments

Angry Crab Shack isn’t just about delivering delicious seafood, it’s about making a positive impact in communities. Whether it’s contributing to local charities or collaborating with community projects, Angry Crab Shack is deeply rooted in creating lasting positive change.

An Unbroken Commitment

Ron Lou established Angry Crab Shack with a primary commitment to supporting the local communities. Even after a decade, this value still holds true as Angry Crab Shack has exceeded $1M in donations to several local charities. One of the organizations that Angry Crab Shack collaborates with is Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

Angry Crab Shack has been a sponsor of several events for the hospital in the last five years. This includes the Foundation’s Give-A-Thon, annual golf event, and telethon. The restaurant’s giveback initiatives have resulted in total donations exceeding $600,000 since partnering with Phoenix Children’s Hospital in 2018.

“We are so grateful for our continued partnership with Angry Crab Shack,” Steve Schnall, Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer for Phoenix Children’s Hospital, states. “Since, 2018, their support has been invaluable to Phoenix Children’s and has made a significant impact on our patient families and programs at the hospital.”

Local Neighborhood Initiatives

Angry Crab Shack has also partnered with the Arizona Veterans StandDown Alliance, a program of the Arizona Housing Coalition, to support communities. In Arizona, many veterans face a housing crisis due to the lack of affordable housing options. In response, the Arizona Housing Coalition established the Arizona Veterans StandDown Alliance program in 2013. This program hosts annual events and resource fairs to raise funds for Arizona veterans and their families, helping them secure affordable, decent, and safe housing.

Angry Crab Shack actively supports this initiative through its annual “You Dine, We Donate” campaign. For every guest dining in at any Arizona location during the month of July, Angry Crab Shack pledges to contribute $0.25. This extends to their cocktail menu, where ordering a drink from the You Dine, We Donate selection adds an additional $0.25 to the donation. This past July, Angry Crab Shack raised and donated an impressive $100,000 to the Arizona Housing Coalition, providing essential housing assistance to the Arizona community.

Franchise Partner Engagement

The community impact at Angry Crab Shack isn’t a top-down initiative, it’s a collective effort that involves Franchise Partners at every level. Franchise Partners actively engage in community impact initiatives because they understand that their success is intertwined with the neighborhoods they serve. This company-wide commitment to social responsibility creates a shared sense of purpose within the Angry Crab Shack network that goes beyond business metrics.

Future Goals

The journey doesn’t end with past successes. Angry Crab Shack looks ahead with a vision for even greater community involvement. Angry Crab Shack is dedicated to expanding its impact, supporting new causes, and embracing evolving community needs. Looking ahead at the future, goals include fostering even stronger connections with local organizations, initiating new community-focused projects, and ensuring that every Angry Crab Shack location is a hub for positive change.

Are you interested in owning a restaurant that allows you to make a positive impact on your community? Contact Angry Crab Shack today to learn more about how you can join a rewarding franchise opportunity.


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