Sponsor Spotlight: Taco Bell

“Live Mas” is more than a company tagline; it’s a way of life at Taco Bell. Taco Bell, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, is the nation’s leading Mexican-style quick service restaurant serving more than 40 million customers each week in more than 6,100 stores in the U.S. Yum! Brands, Inc., (NYSE: YUM), based in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the world’s largest restaurant companies with over 42,500 restaurants in more than 130 countries and territories. In 2014, it was named among the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility Magazine.

Yum! has built a unique culture, one that’s filled with energy, opportunity and fun. They believe in their people, trust in their positive intentions, encourage ideas from everyone, and have actively developed a workforce that is diverse in style and background. Yum! is a place where anyone can, and does, make a difference. This commitment to people extends to the communities they serve across the world. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is central to our ability to succeed in the marketplace and to be a positive, responsible corporate citizen.

Thank you, Taco Bell, for lending us some your employees for the day on January 6 to build playhouses for local military and veteran families! The playhouse build took place at the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hotel during a company conference, and 75 employees from Taco Bell participated. A generous donation of $17,500 will support Habitat’s mission throughout San Diego County.

The San Diego Habitat for Humanity Playhouse Program is designed to offer a dynamic, fun and meaningful construction/team building experience for corporate partners. Habitat hosts a halfday event where volunteers build and decorate usable and durable playhouses that are then given to children through partnerships with several local charities serving families in need.

For more information about Habitat’s Playhouse Program, click here.

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