Houston Restaurants Serving Up a "Blue Plate Special" for Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month
Jo-Carolyn Goode | 4/1/2015, 5:16 p.m.
HOUSTON (April 1, 2015) - During the month of April 2015, participating Houston restaurants will serve a "Blue Plate Special" to support The Thread Alliance's Blue Plate Special, the third annual citywide child abuse prevention awareness campaign encouraging Houstonians to take action against child abuse and towards healing.
The Thread Alliance, a non-profit organization founded by Sheila Aron, is dedicated to ending the cycle of child abuse. April is National Child Abuse Prevention month and in April 2015, participating restaurants will offer guests a "Blue Plate Special" and will donate a percentage to The Thread Alliance.
In an effort to spread awareness and education about child abuse prevention, the following restaurants will participate in The Thread Alliance's 3rd Annual Blue Plate Special:
Brennan's of Houston
Brooklyn Athletic Club
Buffalo Grille - Bissonnet
Buffalo Grille - Voss & Woodway
Café Adobe - Clear Lake/Baybrook Mall
Café Adobe - MarqE Center
Café Adobe - Sugar Land
California Pizza Kitchen - River Oaks Shopping Center
Center Court Café - The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
D'Amico's - Rice Village
Dessert Gallery Bakery & Café
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar - River Oaks
Frank's Americana Revival
Giacomo's Cibo e Vino
Los Cucos Signature Mexican Café
Manor House - The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
Mariposa at Neiman Marcus
Olivette - The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
Ragin' Cajun - Downtown Tunnel
Ragin' Cajun - "The Original"
Ragin' Cajun - Sugar Land
Ragin' Cajun - Woodlake Square
Ragin' Cajun - The Woodlands
Red Ox Bar & Grill
Ristorante Cavour - Hotel Granduca Houston
In addition, Mayor Annise Parker has proclaimed April 2, 2015 as The Thread Alliance Child Abuse Prevention Day in Houston, and on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 The Thread Alliance will celebrate the proclamation and kick-off the Blue Plate Special at Brennan's of Houston 5-7 p.m.
For more information about The Thread Alliance and the Blue Plate Special, please visit www.TheThreadAlliance.org.
About The Thread Alliance
The Thread Alliance, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization founded by Sheila Aron, is dedicated to ending the cycle of child abuse. The non-profit's mission is to bring child abuse awareness to the forefront and provide a central registry of local, state, and national resources for those seeking child abuse prevention, intervention, or treatment information and services. By increasing awareness and volunteerism through individual and community participation, The Thread Alliance strives to protect every child from cruelty and neglect and make child abuse a thing of the past.
The Blue Plate Special is The Thread Alliance's citywide public awareness and education campaign encouraging Houstonians to take action against child abuse and toward healing. Local restaurants support the cause by offering a "blue plate special" during the month of April, Child Abuse Prevention Month, and donating a percentage of the proceeds to The Thread Alliance.
Sheila Aron is also the author of I'm Glad I'm Me, Weaving the Thread of Love From Generation to Generation. The book is written with the conviction that how messages of love are communicated between parents and children can positively shape a child's personality, self-esteem, and - in later years - their approach to their own children.
For more information about The Thread Alliance visit, www.thethreadalliance.org and like us on Facebook. For more information about the Blue Plate Special visit, www.thethreadalliance.org/blue-plate-special/. For more information about I'm Glad I'm Me, Weaving the Thread of Love From Generation to Generation visit, www.sheilaaronbooks.com/.