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St. Jude, Chili's team up for #morehope

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With the hashtag #morehope, Chili's Grill and Bar is making the kids of St. Jude a top priority. With the hashtag #morehope, Chili's Grill and Bar is making the kids of St. Jude a top priority.

 (WMC-TV) - Chili's restaurants will give back to St. Jude by donating 100 percent of their profits from one day of business.

With the hashtag #morehope, Chili's Grill and Bar is making the kids of St. Jude a top priority. The month of September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and at Chili's it is a chance to donate just by eating out.

And for people to help kids like Leticia's daughter.

"We decided to come here in '09 and have been here ever since," she said.

Seven-year-old Arianna, who is still in treatment, was diagnosed with cancer at just three years old.

"She relapsed on current treatment relapsed in '11, but it's been amazing here. They have definitely gotten her to where she is today," said Leticia.

Leticia says it would not be possible without big corporate donors like Chili's.

"Everything is provided to us, housing, and that would not be possible if it wasn't for organizations stepping up to the plate like Chili's," she said.

The big day to remember is Monday, September 23. That is when 100 percent of sales will go to St. Jude.

"All of the sales, the net profits of that day go back to St. Jude," said Chili's Grill & Bar area director Julie Riggs.

The Chili's Care Center at St. Jude, opened in 2007 when Chili's made a 10-year $50 million pledge making the hashtag. Click here to read more.

We hope you will join us in supporting the #morehope campaign by retweeting this story or sharing it on Facebook.

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