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California Hometown ® Buffet to Donate Ten Percent of Pre-tax Sales to Red Cross

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San Antonio, TX — HomeTown® Buffet restaurants throughout California will make a donation to the American Red Cross (ARC) to support those who have been displaced as a result of the recent state-wide fires. On August 31, 2016, all of the 44 HomeTown® Buffet locations in California will be donating ten percent of its pre-tax sales to ARC. Each person who purchases a meal on August 31st will be contributing to the cause. 

“With forty-four locations throughout California, supporting our community is extremely important to us,” said Mike Griffith, Director of Marketing for Ovation Brands, the parent company of HomeTown® Buffet. “We are honored to assist those affected by previous and current fires throughout the state.” 

HomeTown® Buffet and Ovation Brands® is encouraging local communities to join them in this initiative for American Red Cross in hopes of assisting those affected by the area fires throughout California. 

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About American Red Cross 

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross. About Ovation Brands® Ovation Brands currently operates 126 restaurants in 32 states, principally operated under the Old Country Buffet®, HomeTown® Buffet and Ryan's® brands. Visit for more information.