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Runza raises $45K for literacy across the state


On Tuesday, all 81 Runza Restaurants in Nebraska, Colorado, Iowa and Kansas donated 15 percent of sales to purchase books for libraries, schools and school foundations in communities with a Runza location.

The annual fundraiser, entitled “Great Books for Great Kids,” promoted the importance of reading and literacy. This year’s effort raised $45,276.56. In the 13-year history of the fundraiser, more than $407,000 has been donated.

Runza Restaurants was recognized by the National Restaurant Association in 2005 for the “Great Books for Great Kids” initiative and was awarded the Resta...

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