‘DINE OUT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ RETURNS: Eat at local restaurants May 23 to support Dubuque schools


Amy Unmacht

Executive Director



For immediate release

DUBUQUE, IOWA—Dubuque’s “Dine Out for Public Schools” event will take place on Thursday, May 23, 2019, presented by the Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools (FDPS). “Dine Out” is a collaborative effort by local restaurants, the community, and FDPS to raise funds that help enrich Dubuque Community School District programs and projects. The goal is to encourage school district families and Dubuque residents to dine at participating restaurants in an effort to drive business at local eateries while fundraising for the district.

The public is encouraged to participate throughout the day by eating out at our partner restaurants or ordering food for delivery. Diners should be sure to tell their servers and cashiers that they are “dining out for public schools.”

The following participating restaurants will donate 10% of their sales to FDPS on May 23:

Adobos Mexican Grill, 756 Main St.
A&W, 250 W. 1st St.
Caroline's Restaurant, 200 Main St.
Dairy Queen, 1260 E. 16th St.
East Mill Bakeshop, 620 S. Grandview Ave.
Falbo Bros Pizzeria, 3250 Kennedy Circle
Fat Tuesday's, 1121 University Ave.
Fazoli's, 1210 E. 16th St.
Five Guys (5 p.m. until close only), Hwy. 20 and Wacker Dr.
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, 2489 NW Arterial
Junction 21, 7653 Old Highway Road
KFC, 1725 JFK Road             
KFC, 1957 Central Ave.
Magoo’s Pizza, 1875 University Ave.
Old Chicago, 3100 Dodge St.
Oolong, 145 W. 11th St.
Panchero’s, 4840 Asbury Road
Subway, 2200 JFK Road
Subway, 2612 Dodge St.
Texas Roadhouse, 845 Wacker Drive
Tony Roma’s, 350 Bell St.
Town Clock Inn, 799 Main St.
Wendy’s, 810 Wacker Drive
Wendy’s, 1255 E. 16th St.
Your Pie, 800 Wacker Dr.

The public is also encouraged to spread the word and join the fun by sharing photos of themselves “Dining Out” at partner restaurants and tagging the Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools on social media.

For more information, contact Amy Unmacht, FDPS executive director, at amyu@dbqfoundation.org or 563.588.2700. Or, visit dbqfoundation.org/FDPS.

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Founded in 2002, the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque strengthens communities and inspires giving. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life throughout Northeast Iowa by serving donors, making grants to local nonprofit organizations, and providing community leadership through convening and collaboration. Guided by the values of integrity, equity and inclusion, collaboration, excellence and innovation, we seek to ensure a vibrant and inclusive Greater Dubuque region with resources and opportunity for all.