The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT) Teams with No Kid Hungry – Kicks off Fundraiser by Ringing The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Aug. 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:
The Habit Burger Grill (Nasdaq:HABT) has teamed up with No Kid Hungry to help kids across America who struggle with hunger.

To kick off the month long fundraising campaign, Russell W. Bendel, Chief Executive Officer of Habit Restaurants, Inc. and Tom Nelson, President of Share Our Strength, which operates the No Kid Hungry campaign, will ring the opening bell.

The Habit hopes to raise more than $200,000 to provide more than 2 million meals to kids in need. One in five kids in the U.S. struggle with hunger. Habit Burger Grill guests who donate $2 or more to No Kid Hungry will receive a certificate good for a free charburger with cheese, to be redeemed on a return visit.

Where:
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:
Thursday, September 1, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

The Habit Restaurants, Inc. Media Contact:
Matt Hood
(949) 851-8881
media@habitburger.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
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About The Habit Restaurants, Inc.
The Habit Burger Grill is a fast casual restaurant concept that specializes in preparing fresh, made-to-order char-grilled burgers and sandwiches featuring USDA choice tri-tip steak, grilled chicken and sushi-grade albacore tuna cooked over an open flame. The first Habit opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969. The Habit has since grown to over 152 restaurants in 15 markets throughout California, Arizona, Utah, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Virginia, Nevada, Washington and Maryland.

About Nasdaq
Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,700 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.3 trillion and nearly 18,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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