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Holiday Fundraiser to Benefit Boston Children’s Hospital

Greater Boston Chef & Restaurateur Hosts Holiday Fundraiser to Benefit Boston Children’s Hospital

 
PRLog - Nov. 20, 2012 - WHAT: When your child is sick, it’s hard to keep up a normal daily routine, and even harder doing so during the holiday season. This is something that executive chef/owner of Tryst, Paul Turano, knows all too well, having spent time with his son at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant Units over the past few years. Both Turano’s children have a rare auto-immune disease, and when his son was just two months old he had a bone marrow transplant at Boston Children’s Hospital that saved his life. This holiday season, Turano is giving back to the hospital that was there for his family by holding a holiday fundraiser for the Patient and Family Resource Room, a program that helps provide services to over 45 families whose children are being treated at the Boston Children’s Hospital Oncology and Hematology Center.

In cooperation with Boston Children’s Hospital, Tryst has set up a branded donation page online and will be encouraging holiday donations for the family resource program from December 1st, 2012 through December 31st, 2012. To donate, guests can visit the donation page online, or can donate at the restaurant where a QR code will be set up which, when scanned, will take guests directly to the page where they can make a donation on their mobile devices. In exchange for donating, Tryst will give donors a gift certificate to Tryst (for up to $20) with proof of donation.

“I can’t emphasize how much the Patient and Family Resource Room helped my family and I when we were going through this difficult time. It’s because of their team and services that we were able to maintain a sense of normalcy and routine, and I want to be able to give that back to other families that are going through it,” said Chef Turano, Executive Chef/Owner of Tryst.

Funded through donations from area businesses and families, the 6th floor Patient and Family Resource Room is staffed by a patient and family educator who can help patients and families learn about their medical treatment. The Patient and Family Resource Room also offers a space for patients and families to relax and connect with others going through a similar experience. Whether the donated money be used for a morning coffee at the local Dunkin Donuts, or towards purchasing a generic American Express donation that can be used towards gas, or parking (daily routines that are often overlooked), each donation will help parents regain a sense of normalcy in their lives. With the extra help of these funds, Tryst will be putting the holidays back in the hands of these families.

WHERE: Tryst Restaurant| 689 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476| 781-641-2227 | www.trystrestaurant.com  

WHEN: December 1, 2012 through December 31st, 2012.

HOW:  
Donate on http://howtohelp.childrenshospital.org/events/page/Paul-T... or visit Tryst and scan the QR code (displayed throughout the restaurant). After donation, present your receipt at Tryst to receive your gift certificate (of equal value, up to a $20 value).

ADDITIONAL:    Limited to one Tryst gift certificate per person per visit. Gift certificates cannot be combined with any other offer. To receive gift certificate diners must visit Tryst. Cannot be done online.


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About Boston Children’s Hospital:
Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School’s primary pediatric teaching hospital,  is a leading source of life-saving care and ground-breaking research for children in New England and worldwide. Boston Children’s has the largest research program at a children’s medical center. US News and World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” edition  ranked Boston Children’s first in more pediatric specialties than any other children’s hospital nationwide and was the only children’s hospital to rank in the top three in all ten specialty areas assessed. For more information or to donate visit: www.bostonchildrens.org.

About Tryst Restaurant:
Tryst is an upscale-casual restaurant specializing in contemporary American cuisine located in Arlington, MA, just minutes outside of Boston. Highly acclaimed Executive Chef/Owner Paul Turano strives to combine the elegance of upscale city dining with the comforts of a suburban bistro through his creative signature style and approachable menu. Tryst is the perfect destination for after work gatherings, dinner, cocktails and private functions. Tryst is located at 689 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476.  Hours of operation are: Mon-Thu: 5:00pm – 10:00pm, Fri-Sat: 5:00pm -11:00pm, Sun 4:30pm – 9:00pm. Brunch:  Saturday & Sunday 11:00am – 2:30pm. For more information please call Tryst at 781- 641-2227 or log on to: www.trystrestaurant.com.

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