RA Sushi to Host 8th Annual Nicky's Week, May 27-June 2

by Drink Baltimore on May 23, 2012 in Culture for Ra Sushi
RA Sushi to Host 8th Annual Nicky's Week, May 27-June 2

RA Sushi will host its eighth annual Nicky’s Week fundraiser Sunday, May 27, through Saturday, June 2, to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, one of the world’s premier centers for research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other deadly diseases since it opened 50 years ago.

All 25 RA Sushi locations will donate 100% of the proceeds from the sale of a variety of menu items and beverages to St. Jude to help support the hospital’s lifesaving mission. Since its inception, Nicky’s Week has raised more than $943,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The Baltimore location has raised almost $50,000 alone for the cause since opening in 2008.

The special Nicky’s Week menu includes: edamame, tootsy maki, shrimp nigiri, pork gyoza, chicken yakitori, garlic citrus yellowtail tapas, plus a variety of select beverages.

Nicky’s Week was developed in memory of St. Jude patient Nicholas “Nicky” Mailliard, of Scottsdale, Ariz., who lost a long battle with brain cancer in February 2005 at the young age of 13. A nephew of one of RA Sushi’s founders, Nicky held a special place in the hearts of RA Sushi associates throughout the organization. RA Sushi initiated the fundraiser to honor the memory of Nicky and to raise awareness and funds for St. Jude, where no child is ever turned away because of a family’s inability to pay for medical treatments.
 

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