Back in March, Colorado-based Santiago’s Mexican Restaurants chose Realities For Children as the recipient of their 2019 Annual Charity Campaign. Each year, Santiago’s chooses an organization that is personal to the founding family who wants to give back in a way that’s “faithfully authentic” to its core values.

This year that meant fundraising for Realities For Children to help meet the needs of children that have been abused, neglected, abandoned or at-risk in Northern Colorado. Donors included customers at each of Santiago’s 28 locations, restaurant owners, vendors, friends and family, as well as donations and fundraising through their annual golf tournament.

Between March 1 and August 2, they raised more than $292,000 and with an additional $100,000 matching donation from Lion Home Service the grand total came to…

$392,000 raised for the children served by Realities For Children!