The Edmond Sun

March 24, 2014

Raising Cane’s Plush Puppy Campaign generates record donations


Special to The Sun

OKLA. CITY — Raising Cane’s founder Todd Graves always has been an animal lover. In fact, he named his popular chain of chicken fingers restaurants after his beloved yellow Labrador, Cane.

The Central Oklahoma Humane Society and Second Chance Animal Sanctuary reaped the benefits of that relationship earlier this month when the local Raising Cane’s restaurants, including the Franchise Partners in Norman, presented the organizations’ leaders with checks totaling $1,880 representing the net proceeds of its annual Plush Puppy sales drive.  

Raising Cane’s invited customers to purchase its stuffed Cane’s mascots during the holiday season, with all net proceeds donated to pet welfare organizations in each of its local communities. A record total of $36,973 will be distributed nationwide this year.

“From the very beginning, Cane’s has made pet welfare one of our five focus areas of community support,” said Jared Dunn, general manager of the Oklahoma City location. “We’re pleased to once again support the important work being done by these organizations, and we thank our local Caniacs for teaming up with us to make it all possible.”