Chick-fil-A Will Focus Charitable Donations on ‘Education, Homelessness and Hunger’

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 11/18/2019 | Mary Chastain
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Chick-fil-A President and COO Tim Tassopoulos told Bisnow its foundation will no longer donate to faith-based organizations:

After donating to more than 300 charitable organizations this year, the Atlanta-based fast-food chain will instead focus on three initiatives with one accompanying charity each: education, homelessness and hunger.

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“There’s no question we know that, as we go into new markets, we need to be clear about who we are,” Chick-fil-A President and Chief Operating Officer Tim Tassopoulos said in an interview with Bisnow. “There are lots of articles and newscasts about Chick-fil-A, and we thought we needed to be clear about our message.”

The LGBT community protested Chick-fil-A due to its contributions to the Salvation Army, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and the Paul Anderson Youth Home.

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These organizations are not anti-LGBT. They do not advocate against homosexuality. They’re simply Christian organizations.

The protests expanded to include cities, universities, and airports.

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Airports refused to have the company in its terminals. The Chick-fil-A in Reading, England, did not have its lease extended because the landlord said “the mall is meant to ‘offer an inclusive space where everyone is welcome.'”

Um, find me ONE Chick-fil-A that refused service to a homosexual.

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Boston will finally get its first Chick-fil-A in a few months “after the late Mayor Thomas Menino pledged to ban the company from opening within city limits after Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy voiced his opposition to gay marriage in 2012.”

Despite the protests, Chick-fil-A’s sales remained steady. The...
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