Manchester, NH (August 28, 2019) – All fourteen Applebee’s locations in the Granite State are supporting Special Olympics New Hampshire during the entire month of September. When you dine at any New Hampshire Applebee’s location between September 1st and September 30th you can purchase a Special Olympics icon for $1 and show your support for Special Olympics New Hampshire. Applebee’s patrons who make a minimum $5 donation to Special Olympics New Hampshire receive a coupon for $5 off your next visit to Applebee’s. Icon purchases and $5 off coupons for a minimum $5 donation are every day during September at all New Hampshire Applebee’s locations.

On Thursday, September 26th from 4pm to 9pm Applebee’s locations in the Granite State will host this year’s Dining To Donate event to benefit Special Olympics New Hampshire. Prior to the 26th, Applebee’s customers can pick up a Dining To Donate coupon at their neighborhood Applebee’s location. Dining To Donate coupons can also be downloaded from the Special Olympics New Hampshire website. Bring the coupon to your favorite New Hampshire Applebee’s location between 4pm and 9pm on September 26th and Applebee’s will donate 15% of your check (excluding tax and tip) to Special Olympics. This includes Applebee’s Carside To Go orders as well.

“Applebee’s locations in our state work hard every year on behalf of Special Olympics. We’re particularly excited this year to have Applebee’s joining us in celebrating 50 years of Special Olympics in New Hampshire with their month-long donation efforts and the annual Dine To Donate event on September 26th,” said Special Olympics New Hampshire President and CEO Mary Conroy. Each Applebee’s location will also host two Tip-A-Cop events during September. Patrons should check with their local Applebee’s for dates and times. More information about Special Olympics New Hampshire can be found at Information about Applebee’s Bar and Grill can be found at New Hampshire Applebee’s restaurants are in West Lebanon, Nashua, Manchester, Concord, Derry, Hooksett, Tilton, Dover, Keene, Seabrook, Portsmouth, Epping, North Conway and Littleton.

About Special Olympics New Hampshire
Special Olympics New Hampshire (SONH) is an accredited program of Special Olympics International (SOI) and is part of an international global movement that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sports, every day around the world.  We empower people with intellectual disabilities to become accepted and valued members of their communities, which leads to a more respectful and inclusive society for all.  Using sports as the catalyst and programming around health and education, Special Olympics is fighting inactivity, injustice and intolerance.

About Applebee’s
Dine Brands Global (NYSE: DIN) is one of the world’s largest full-service dining companies and franchisor of Applebee’s Grill + Bar and IHOP, two of America’s most iconic and enduring brands. With approximately 3,700 locations in 18 countries, DINE empowers, supports and grows the world’s most-loved restaurant brands because we believe community happens when people eat together. An almost 100% franchised organization, we collaborate with some of the best franchisees across three strategic pillars–People, Brands, and Growth—to remain a franchisor of choice within our industry.


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