ATLANTA, Nov. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the best things to happen after Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Giving Tuesday, and Tropical Smoothie Cafe is doing their part to kick off this season of charitable giving by pledging to donate $1 to Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake for each LTO featured Acai Smoothie sold on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. To date, Tropical Smoothie Café has donated over $4 million to this amazing organization. Choose from two different Acai Smoothies- Acai Blue Truffle, and Acai Blue- to treat yourself to a very berry holiday while giving back at the same time. To participate in Tropical Smoothie Cafe's Giving Tuesday program, visit any of the brands over 525 locations on Tuesday, November 29.
"Thanks to the generosity of our guests, we have raised more than $910,000 this year alone for Camp Sunshine, our charitable partner of more than a decade," said Mike Rotondo, CEO for Tropical Smoothie Cafe. "We are proud to be able to step up our efforts this year with Giving Tuesday by dedicating a portion of our featured Acai Smoothie sales to this great cause." For each featured Acai Smoothie sold on Giving Tuesday, $1 will be donated to Camp Sunshine. The charitable organization provides a happy, safe, camp experience to children and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. Camp programs and support services are provided free of charge to all participating families. The spirit of giving continues through December, as Tropical Smoothie Café encourages guests to show their support for Camp Sunshine by making 25-cent donations or any dollar amount during in-cafe visits now through December 25, 2016. Donations are also being accepted online via www.tropicalsmoothiecafe.com. All donations are 100% tax deductible. Visit your local Tropical Smoothie Cafe for more details. Other ways to get involved with Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake include following Tropical Smoothie Café on social media and checking out their spotlight charity partners. The brand is on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. About Tropical Smoothie Café Founded in 1997, Tropical Smoothie Cafe is a fast-casual restaurant concept inspiring healthy lifestyles across the country, with more than 525 locations nationwide. With snack and meal options for any time of day, Tropical Smoothie Cafe serves smoothies, salads, wraps, sandwiches, and flatbreads. All chicken is "antibiotic-free". The rapidly growing franchise has received numerous accolades including being ranked on Entrepreneur's 2015 Franchise 500, 2015 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers and Shakers and Nation's Restaurant News' 2015 Top 200. Tropical Smoothie Cafe is seeking qualified franchisees to expand throughout the United States in markets such as Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, Charlotte, Philadelphia and Columbus, Ohio, among others. For more information, visit www.TropicalSmoothieFranchise.com. About Camp Sunshine Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake is the only organization in the nation committed to addressing the effects of life-threatening illnesses not only for affected children, but also their entire families. To learn more visit www.CampSunshine.org.