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The Melting Pot Joins St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) for the Fifth Annual Thanks and Giving(R) Campaign
Date:10/29/2008

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Melting Pot Restaurants join St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in the fifth annual Thanks and Giving campaign from Nov. 1 - Dec. 31 to "give thanks for the healthy kids in your life, and give to those who are not."

"From the beginning, our involvement with St. Jude has been incredibly rewarding for our employees and guests," said Kendra Sartor, vice president of brand development for The Melting Pot, Inc. "It's amazing to see how everyone involved has been transformed by this relationship."

With each purchase of a four-course "Big Night Out" dinner, the restaurants will donate $1 to St. Jude. With every donation of $10 or more, guests will receive a Fondue for the Kids Card that offers $20 off any purchase of $50 or more. All proceeds from the Fondue for the Kids Card will be donated to St. Jude. The Melting Pot restaurants also offer additional support for St. Jude with the ongoing Fondue a Cure for Childhood Cancer signature chocolate fondue bars. For each $5 bar purchased, $1 is given to the hospital.

The Melting Pot Restaurants became a Thanks and Giving partner in 2005 and has raised more than $3.1 million for St. Jude to date.

"The children of St. Jude, their Moms and Dads and I are thrilled to welcome back The Melting Pot Restaurants to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Thanks and Giving campaign," said Marlo Thomas, National Outreach Director for St. Jude. "The Melting Pot Restaurants' dedication to this holiday campaign helps ensure that St. Jude can continue the lifesaving research and care that has brought hope to so many families."

This national campaign unites celebrities like Jennifer Aniston, Robin Williams, Antonio Banderas and Jason Taylor with retail, corporate and media partners to help St. Jude continue its work in the fight against childhood cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases. St. Jude is the nation's leading pediatric cancer research and treatment center and the only one that covers all of the costs for medicine, treatment, food, travel and lodging for the patient and one family member. And, 85 cents of each dollar received supports the research and treatment at St. Jude.

For more information or to make a donation, visit http://www.stjude.org or call 1-800-4STJUDE. The Melting Pot chocolate fondue bars can also be purchased online at http://www.meltingpot.com

About The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc.:

With 138 restaurants nationwide, existing locations in 37 states including the District of Columbia, and 30 locations currently in development, The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc. is the country's premier fondue restaurant franchise. At The Melting Pot, fondue becomes a memorable four-course dining experience where patrons can dip into something different. Guests enjoy a choice of four flavorful fondue cooking styles and a variety of unique entrees combined with special dipping sauces. The menu also includes creamy cheese fondues, lively salads, fine wines and mouthwatering chocolate fondue desserts. Founded in 1975, The Melting Pot's corporate headquarters are in Tampa, Fla. For more information, visit http://www.meltingpot.com or email info@meltingpot.com.

About Thanks and Giving:

The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Thanks and Giving national campaign is an unprecedented union of celebrities, media, retail and corporate partners that ask consumers to "Give thanks for the healthy kids in your life, and give to those who are not." The Thanks and Giving initiative was created in 2004 by Marlo Thomas and her siblings Terre and Tony Thomas, children of St. Jude founder Danny Thomas. Funds raised by the campaign support the lifesaving work of St. Jude -- to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St Jude impacts the lives of children in communities across the country. Consumers are asked to shop at companies where the St. Jude green magnifying glass logo is displayed; donate online at http://www.stjude.org, where a list of fund-raising partners is available, or call 1-800-4STJUDE.


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