Burger King restaurants are
offering a

safe and tasty alternative for trick-or-treaters this Halloween.


participating Burger King restaurants in the U.S., coupon books containing

eight coupons for one FREE small order of fries, or hash browns during

breakfast hours, can be purchased for only $1. The Halloween-themed

fundraising promotion, “Small Fries for Little Monsters,” will be offered

through October 31, 2001 and at least 90% of the funds raised will benefit

the Burger King Scholars Program for scholarships to be awarded next

spring. Customers can redeem the coupons they purchase through November

30, 2001.

“The Burger King Scholars Fry Fundraiser is a program designed to

raise money for local scholarships and with every coupon book sale, we take

another step towards helping deserving youth obtain their dreams,” said

Bentonne Snay, executive director of the Burger King/ McLamore Foundation.

More than 2,700 Burger King restaurants are participating in the

“Small Fries for Little Monsters” fundraiser and, to date, 1.6 million

dollars have been raised which will fund more than 1,200 scholarships. In

2001, scholarships were awarded to 1,082 students.

The Burger King/ McLamore Foundation is a public, non-profit

organization created in memory of Burger King Corporation co-founder, James

W. McLamore. The Foundation supports youth that emulate his values for

education, integrity, high standards, entrepreneurialism, and good


Founded in 1997, the Foundation works to coordinate the entire Burger King

system in a philanthropic effort dedicated to providing educational

opportunities for deserving youth in the United States, Canada, and Puerto

Rico. Burger King franchisees and company-owned Burger King restaurants

plus system vendors and suppliers, play an integral role in fundraising for

the Foundation through their generous contributions and participation in

fundraising promotions to support the scholarship fund.

The Burger King Scholars Program aims to assist as many deserving

students as possible each year throughout North America so that they can

attend college or post-secondary vocational/technical school and reach

their educational and career goals. This year, in response to the

September 11th attacks on our country, some awards will be made to the

children of the victims. For more information on the Burger King Scholars

program and how to apply for a scholarship, please visit

www.burgerking.com/bkscholars or request an application via fax at


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