We Sell Restaurants Partners with Meals of Hope to Launch “We Care – We Share” Charity Effort, Commits to Preparation and Delivery of 100,000+ Meals

Posted by Admin WSR on Nov 17, 2023 11:05:28 AM


Leading Franchise Gives Back Amid National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week  

We Sell Restaurants, the nation's leading and only business broker franchise focused on restaurants, is feeding America with the launch of its “We Care – We Share” initiative to provide meals for those in need across the country. The franchise brand has partnered with Meals of Hope, a non-profit organization that is committed to bringing people together to fight the hunger epidemic.

To kickoff National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, select We Sell Restaurants franchises will host meal packing events in collaboration with Meals of Hope to support those facing food insecurity in the communities they serve. From Saturday, November 11 through Saturday, November 18, We Sell Restaurants will collectively prepare and deliver 115,938 high-nutrition, ready-to-go meals to local food banks in markets across the United States.

1114 - NC,VA
1 This team, led by franchisee Justin Scotto, packed over 17,000 meals together for Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. Huge thank you to all the volunteers who came to support. 
1116 - Volusia,Clermont,Orlando
2 More than 70 volunteers showed up to help this team, led by franchisee Brittney Gates, to pack meals for 14,000 families. Thank you to Christ the King Luthern Church for helping us achieve our goal!
11_11 - Arizona-1
3 Out west, this Arizona team, led by franchisee Doreen Gorman, packed over 10,000 meals for their local food bank. Hosted in the community at Matty G's Steakhouse.
11_11 - Sarasota,Tampa,Naples-1
4 Michael and Abby Spizzirri led this group in Sarasota, FL to pack meals.
11_13 - Miami_Ft Lauderdale-1
5 Hannah Eisenband led the South Florida team in meal-packing for Feeding South Florida. Thank you to Dr. Joaquin Garcia High School for helping us fight hunger!
1115 - Jax,Pandhandle
The team in Northeast Florida joined forces with Community Presbyterian Church to pack nutritious meals for Feeding Northeast Florida. Led by franchisee April Greenwood. 

Participating Locations:

  • We Sell Restaurants Volusia/Orlando/Clermont – Donating to Feeding Northeast Florida
  • We Sell Restaurants Jacksonville/Panhandle – Donating Feeding Northeast Florida
  • We Sell Restaurants Sarasota/Tampa/Naples – Donating to Your Culinary Place
  • We Sell Restaurants Charleston/Myrtle Beach/Atlanta – Donating to Lowcountry Food Bank
  • We Sell Restaurants North Carolina/Virginia – Donating to Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina
  • We Sell Restaurants Miami/Ft. Lauderdale – Donating to Feeding South Florida
  • We Sell Restaurants Arizona – Donating to United Food Bank


“It is important we put our core values into action and help support the communities that We Sell Restaurants operates within,” said Robin Gagnon, Co- CEO and Founder of We Sell Restaurants. “By providing 100,000 meals for families in Florida, Arizona, North Carolina, and more, we hope to make a sizeable impact for many people who are struggling with food insecurity.”

In 2023 the brand made a significant contribution to Meals of Hope when 20,000 meals were packaged at its annual franchising conference. As a tremendous partner, Meals of Hope was the ideal fit to support the launch of the “We Care – We Share” charity initiative, which aims to be an annual effort.

Today, We Sell Restaurants is a vibrant and innovative company that operates in 45 states nationwide and delivers on the founder's vision to Sell More Restaurants Than Anyone Else. PERIOD. The company maintains a listing inventory of more than $230 million online at their powerhouse restaurant for sale marketplace, including independent and restaurant franchises for sale.

For more information on franchise opportunities, visit www.wesellrestauants.com/franchise.

To learn more about “We Care – We Share” and more charitable giving initiatives by We Sell Restaurants, visit: www.wesellrestaurants.com/restaurants-for-sale/We-Sell-Restaurants-Community-Outreach

About We Sell Restaurants

Established more than two decades ago, We Sell Restaurants is the nation’s largest business broker franchise focused exclusively on the sale of restaurants, with 20 years of experience in helping buy, sell and lease hospitality locations. We Sell Restaurants and its franchisees have sold thousands of restaurants across the country and maintain a listing inventory of more than $230 million online at their powerhouse restaurant for sale marketplace, including independent and restaurant franchises for sale. We Sell Restaurants is offering franchise opportunities for their brand in select market areas. For more information, visit www.wesellrestaurants.com.

Meals of Hope

Meals of Hope, a Southwest Florida charitable organization that feeds approximately 4,000 needy families per week with nutritious meals, is the only food packing organization with a priority on keeping that food within the United States. More than 25,000 volunteers and 15 full-time staff members assist Meals of Hope in achieving its Mission of “communities coming together to end hunger.”

Meals of Hope combats hunger through three primary initiatives: meal packing events (in 2019, more than 10,000,000 meals were packed);14 local food pantries where over 3,000 families receive frozen meat, fresh produce and canned goods, and various out of school programs such as a weekend backpack program and the delivery over hot meals to school age children.


Topics: Buying a Restaurant, Restaurants for Sale, Selling a Restaurant

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