Firewürst to Donate Part of Proceeds from June 6-15 Sales to Wake Education Partnership

Local Restaurant Sales to Benefit Nonprofit Dedicated to Increasing Performance of Students Across Wake County Public Schools

Raleigh, NC, June 04, 2014 --( Firewürst, the leading provider of premium flame-grilled sausages, burgers and hot dogs, has announced that from Friday, June 6 through Sunday, June 15, 10 percent of proceeds from all three of its restaurants will be donated to Wake Education Partnership. Founded in 2012 by a father and son team, Firewürst is a family-owned business that is not only committed to contributing to the local food scene, but also to being community stewards by actively playing a part in strengthening the greater Triangle. The funds raised will support Wake Education Partnership in its effort to serve as advocates for the public schools of Wake County, while working toward its goal of increasing student performance.

Wake Education Partnership is an independent nonprofit organization committed to finding the best ways to provide excellent public education for all students in every school in Wake County. The organization brings together business leaders, elected officials and educators to work toward the common goal of providing every student in Wake County with excellent educational opportunities, highly effective teachers, and strong leaders. The contributions raised by Firewürst‘s over the 10-day period, will directly support Wake Education Partnership’s goal of providing local students with the necessary skills to strengthen Wake County’s overall economic health and sustainability.

To support Wake Education Partnership, visit one of the following Firewürst locations from Friday, June 6 to Sunday, June 15:
- 1377 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, N.C., next to Trader Joe’s
- 1823 N. Harrison Ave., Cary, N.C., next to Bass Pro Shops
- 8531 Brier Creek Parkway, Raleigh, next to Regal Brier Creek Stadium 14

“We are dedicated to strengthening the economy of Wake County by providing support and expanded opportunities for all local students,” said Bill Morgenstern, CEO. “Firewürst is proud to partner with Wake Education Partnership in helping the students and teachers of Wake County succeed. With the support of the greater Triangle community throughout the week of June 6-15, we will help to improve the public schools system throughout Wake County.”

“We are excited to be partnering with an organization like Firewürst that is as committed to serving the community as we are,” said Steve Parrott, Wake Education Partnership president. “We hope everyone in Wake County and beyond will take the time to visit the Firewürst restaurants, as the money will go towards providing critical resources to improve public education in Wake County.”

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Firewürst, with three locations across the Triangle, is the leading provider of premium flame-grilled sausages, burgers and hot dogs, as well as house-made “firesides” and sauces. Father and son team Bill and Chas Morgenstern founded Firewürst in 2012 in honor of their Romanian heritage to reinvigorate the age-old family business of making delicious sausages. The restaurant offers quality Certified Angus Beef™ burgers, 100 percent all beef, no filler hot dogs, lean pork and beef sausages, veggie dogs, salads, scratch-made chili, hand-cut fries, fresh-baked buns, house-made sauces and slaws. Firewürst also provides top-notch catering services for any special event or gathering. For more information, visit
Robert Buhler