Noodles & Company, the quick-casual, globally inspired noodle restaurant that serves a balanced menu of freshly sautéed Asian, Mediterranean, and American cuisine, will open its second restaurant in Richmond and 13th location in Virginia on Friday, May 1 at 11 a.m. The restaurant is located at 1601 Willow Lawn Drive.

As part of its grand opening celebration, Noodles & Company will host a pre-opening fundraiser on Thursday, April 30 to benefit St. Christopher’s School Parents Association. The St. Christopher’s School Parents Association supports the school’s mission and provides opportunities in extracurricular activities, offering parent information, education programs and raising funds to support school projects.

From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., one hundred percent of sales made at the new Noodles & Company restaurant, will be donated to St. Christopher’s School Parent Association. Funds raised will be used to purchase computers, science equipment and books for libraries. The association will also use the money to support a financial aid program.

“We’re excited about our growth as a company nationwide and in Virginia,” said Kevin Reddy, CEO and chairman of Noodles & Company. “It’s a priority for us to give back to our local communities, and we are pleased to be able to support the St. Christopher’s School Parent Association through our grand opening activities.”

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