SAN DIEGO – Aug. 20, 2018 – Susan G. Komen San Diego (Komen San Diego), the largest nonprofit funder of breast cancer research outside of the U.S. government, will hold its sixth annual Dine Out for the Cure® on Thursday, Oct. 18. The community fundraiser will take place at local restaurants, bakeries and coffeehouses across San Diego County. Each restaurant will donate 10 to 25 percent of their sales to support free mammograms, financial assistance, breast cancer research and public policy. Komen San Diego hopes to raise $35,000 this year.
“Special occasion or not, dining out on this day can help save lives and support many San Diegans fighting breast cancer,” said Shaina Gross, president and CEO, Susan G. Komen San Diego. “We’re thankful for the support of the new and returning local restaurants, and appreciate their dedication to San Diegans battling breast cancer through this one-day-only event.”
Restaurant locations stretch from Downtown San Diego to San Marcos. New venues are noted with a *. Participants as of Aug. 8, 2018 include:
- 264 Fresco – (25 percent)*: 264 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad, Calif. 92008
- Bar Bodega – (25 percent)*: 1980 Kettner Blvd. Ste 30, San Diego, Calif. 92101 (Downtown San Diego)
- Café Sevilla – (25 percent)*: 353 Fifth Ave., San Diego, Calif. 92101 (Downtown)
- Cupcakes a la Yola – (10 percent)*: 10450 Friars Rd., Suite S, San Diego, Calif. 92120 (Grantville)
- Dirty Birds Liberty Station – (10 percent): 2970 Truxtun Rd. #9, San Diego, Calif. 92109 (Point Loma)
- Hob Nob Hill – (25 percent): 2271 1st Ave., San Diego, Calif. 92101 (Banker’s Hill)
- Lobster West – (10 percent): 765 South Coast Hwy. 101, Encinitas, Calif. 92024
- Oceana Coastal Kitchen – (25 percent): 3999 Mission Blvd., San Diego, Calif. 92109 (Pacific Beach)
- Pita Pit – (10 percent)*: 5375 Napa Street #110, San Diego, Calif. 92110 (Linda Vista)
- Pita Pit – (10 percent)*: 6353 El Cajon Blvd #132, San Diego, Calif. 92115 (Rolando Village)
- Sahara Taste of the Middle East – (25 percent)*: 2990 Jamacha Rd #116, El Cajon, Calif. 92019 (Rancho San Diego)
- Sally’s Fish House & Bar – (25 percent): 1 Market Pl., San Diego, Calif. 92101 (Downtown San Diego)
- San Marcos Brewery & Grill – (10 percent): 1080 W. San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos, Calif. 92078
- Studio Diner – (25 percent): 4701 Ruffin Rd, San Diego, Calif. 92123 (Kearny Mesa)
- Terra American Bistro – (25 percent)*: 7091 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, Calif. 92115 (Rolando Village)
- The Crack Shack – (10 percent): 407 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, Calif. 92024
- Urbane Café – (10 percent): 5375 Napa St., San Diego, Calif. 92110 (Linda Vista)
- Urbane Café – (10 percent): 6765 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego, Calif. 92121 (Mira Mesa)
- Urbane Café – (10 percent): 40688 Winchester Rd, Suite C, Temecula, Calif. 92591
- Urbane Café – (10 percent): 1042 N. El Camino Real A&B, Encinitas, Calif. 92024
- Yummy Cupcakes – (10 percent): 1514 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, Calif. 92024
- And many more!
Visit www.komensandiego.org/dineout to see a full list of participating restaurants.
There is still time to register a restaurant for Susan G. Komen San Diego’s Sixth Annual Dine Out for the Cure. To sign up to be a participating restaurant, contact Gabby Murrieta at Gabby@sdkomen.org. For sponsorship opportunities, contact McKensey Ryan at McKensey@sdkomen.org.
EVENT CALENDAR DETAILS:
- Susan G. Komen San Diego’s Sixth Annual Dine Out for the Cure®
- Date: Thursday, Oct.18, 2018
- Time: Throughout the day
- Location: Various venues in San Diego County – please see website for up-to-date listings
- Website: http://komensandiego.org/dineout/
ABOUT SUSAN G. KOMEN® SAN DIEGO®:
Since its inception in 1995, Susan G. Komen San Diego has invested more than $19 million to global breast cancer research and local breast health services. Susan G. Komen is the largest nonprofit funder of breast cancer research outside of the U.S. government. Much of that investment has been awarded to scientists in San Diego, and nearly 40 percent of our research investment is focused on metastatic disease. Locally, Komen San Diego provides free mammograms, biopsies, ultrasounds, MRIs, care coordination, education and financial assistance for breast cancer patients’ most critical needs during treatment. The organization also has a robust public policy and advocacy arm to ensure healthcare access and scientific progress. Komen has set a Bold Goal to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S. by 2026. Seventy-five percent of every dollar raised in San Diego stays in San Diego County to fund breast health services for uninsured and underinsured women and their families. The remaining 25 percent funds international breast cancer research. For more information, please visit www.komensandiego.org. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.