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USPAACC and Denny's Partner for Hungry For Education Scholarship Program

Students are eligible to win one of 2 $3,000 scholarships for their efforts to combat hunger in their communities

October 3, 2018 – USPAACC in  partnership  with  Denny’s,  Inc.,  is  pleased to announce the 2018 launch of  the  Hungry  for  Education  scholarship program.  Now open for qualified student applicants, the scholarship program will award scholarships to deserving candidates who share unique, actionable ideas on ways Denny’s can help end childhood hunger in the students' local communities.

USPAACC will  select  this  year’s  winners  and  administer  the  scholarships  on  behalf  of  the organization and Denny’s. Qualified students are invited to apply by visiting the Hungry for Education Scholarship site at www.dennyshungryforeducation.com (May differ dependent upon your organizations chosen submission method), where they can begin the application process. High school and college students will be asked to submit an essay  on  how Denny’s can help put an end to childhood hunger in their local communities. The deadline for applying is March 29, 2018. (May be a different date for your organization)

“Our partnership with (your organization) has been tremendously rewarding,” said April Kelly- Drummond, head of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement at Denny’s, Inc. “This Hungry for Education program fulfills both ours and (your organization) missions to invest in education and the community.”

Upon review of the winning applicants’ essays, Denny’s will select ideas from the pool of winners to put the essay plans into action, working directly with the student scholarship winners to accelerate the fight against childhood hunger and making a difference in the local communities.

About USPAACC: USPAACC is the unifying voice that advocates for equal opportunity for Pan Asian American businesses to further propel economic growth, innovation, and job creation. For 33 years, USPAACC has served and will continue to serve as the gateway to corporate and government contracts, and top-caliber Pan Asian American suppliers, key information about Pan Asian American businesses, and business opportunities in the dynamic markets in the U.S., Asia-Pacific and the Indian Subcontinent.

Founded in 1984 as a non-profit and non-partisan organization, USPAACC is headquartered in Washington, DC with Regional Chapters in California, Texas, New York, Georgia, Illinois, Ohio, and the National Capital Area of DC-Maryland-Virginia.

About Denny's Corp.:  Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN) is one of America's largest full-service family restaurant chains, currently operating over 1,700 franchised, licensed, and company-owned restaurants across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, New Zealand, Mexico, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guam, the United Arab Emirates, Chile, Curaçao, El Salvador, Trinidad and Tobago, and the Philippines. For further information on Denny's, including news releases, please visit the Denny's website at www.dennys.com or the brand’s social channels via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, or YouTube.

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Founded in 1984 in the nation’s Capital, the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC) is the most established and effective national nonprofit nonpartisan  organization representing all Asian American and Asian American-related groups in business, sciences, the arts, sports, education, public and community services. Our mission is to promote and propel economic growth and job creation by opening doors to business and professional opportunities for Asian Americans and their partners in corporations, government at the federal, state and local levels, and the small, minority and diverse business communities.  For 35 years, USPAACC has served and will continue to serve as the unified voice for equal opportunity in business for Asian Americans, as the gateway to corporate and government contracts, to Asian American suppliers, and information about Asian Americans and the Asia-Pacific and Indian Subcontinent markets.

Our signature annual thought-leadership programs include: College Hallmark Scholarship Program that began in 1989, One-on-One Prescheduled Business Matchmaking Meetings in 1998, Supplier Diversity & Procurement Leadership Caucus in 2004, Federal Contracting Town Hall Meetings in 2005, Fast 100 Asian American Businesses in 2008, Business Executive Coaching: ReadySetGrow in 2011, Chief Procurement Officers Forum in 2011, What’s Your Pitch Innovation Competitions in 2015, Chief Technology & Information Officers Forum in 2017, and Corporate Employee Business Resource Group Leadership Caucus in 2017.

Headquartered in Washington DC, USPAACC reaches Asian American businesses nationwide through regional chapters in California, Texas, New York, Georgia, Illinois and the Washington DC-Maryland-Virginia National Capital Area.

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