The Cypress Creek Family YMCA has been selected as the first beneficiary of Peli Peli’s Pay-It-Forward Program, and 20% of all food sales on Wednesday, July 1, 2009 will be donated to the YMCA Partners Scholarship Fund.

Online PR News – 17-June-2009 – – July 1, 2009 has been designated as “YMCA Day at Peli Peli” and 20% of the food sales on July 1, 2009 will be donated to the YMCA Partners Scholarship Fund. Peli Peli has created its “Pay-It-Forward” Program, which designates one day each month in which 20% of the food sales on the selected day will be donated towards a local charity, event or organization. The first beneficiary of Peli Peli’s Pay-It-Forward Program will be the Cypress Creek Family YMCA, located at 19915 SH 249, Houston, Texas 77070.

Guests are encouraged to come dine at Peli Peli on July 1, 2009 to support the Partners Scholarship Fund and to help raise funds and awareness for the various programs created by the YMCA. Peli Peli is open from 11:00am – 10:00pm on July 1, 2009. “We selected the Cypress Creek Family YMCA because they have done so much for the community, and we think they are the perfect organization to kick off our Pay-It-Forward charity program,” states Paul Friedman, the owner and executive chef of Peli Peli.

Any organization, event or charity interested in becoming a beneficiary of Peli Peli’s Pay-It-Forward charity program should contact Thomas P. Nguyen at 832-259-2448 or e-mail at

About Peli Peli: Peli Peli is a new, upscale casual restaurant located at the Vintage Park shopping center in North Houston (Hwy 249 & Louetta). Guests are invited to dine under Peli Peli’s 30-foot tall, one-of-a-kind Acacia Tree and illuminated sky while enjoying extraordinary cuisine, live jazz, a Sunday brunch, full bar & lounge, an intimate private dining room and an outdoor patio facing the Piazza. Peli Peli’s menu includes steak, chicken and seafood cuisine inspired by Chef Paul Friedman’s experiences in South Africa, Europe and the United States.

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Houston Texas, 77070


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