Mission Taco Joint Teams Up With Nonprofit to Raise Money for Foster Children

Mission Taco Joint co-owner Adam Tilford completed his family with the adoption of his son, Mateo, and he’s looking to give back once again to an organization close to his family’s heart: The Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition.

The Family First program at Mission Taco Joint (multiple locations including 398 North Euclid Avenue, 314-930-2955) donates $1 for each kid’s meal sold. A press release details the coalition works “to create permanency in children’s lives in foster care and works with the most vulnerable kids to get them placed in a forever home.” The program lasts throughout the month of November, coinciding with National Adoption Month.

“This is our third year working with Mission Taco Joint for National Adoption Month,” Natasha Leonard, director of external relations at the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition, says in a statement. “Our partnership keeps developing. This year, Mission Taco Joint is also hosting a party for a group of foster kids and parents at the Kirkwood location’s arcade. Every bit counts in ensuring that these kids and families feel a sense of normalcy and celebration in their lives.”

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