Edo Japan Makes the Holiday Season Simply Better – Calgary

Fresh Japan Teppan-style restaurant sends out holiday Elves to surprise Calgarians with good deeds.

CALGARY – Nov. 19, 2014 – The holiday season is near and Edo Japan, Canada’s leading Teppan- style fast-casual restaurant, is making Calgarians’ holiday season Simply Better. As part of Edo Japan’s Simply Better campaign, several Edo elves will be hard at work spreading holiday cheer with good deeds from Nov. 28 to Dec. 21.

The Edo Elves will be seen sporadically throughout the city performing good deeds to make the holiday season easier and a little less stressful. The elves can be spotted surprising Calgarians by helping them with everything from carrying their heavy bags, scraping off icy cars and doing almost anything to make someone’s day a little brighter. In hopes of spreading the spirit of the season the Elves will be encouraging others to surprise someone they love.

Edo Japan is also helping the Calgary Food Bank to provide food and resources to those in need. Together, both organizations are working to reduce hunger in communities in which they serve and make the holiday season simply better. For every $25 gift card sold, Edo Japan will donate $5 to a local food bank, in hopes of raising more than $15,000.

“Edo Japan cares about the community and would like to make our customers and others lives Simply Better during the holiday season,” said President and CEO, Tom Donaldson. “Hunger affects people from all walks of life and Edo Japan has been supporting the food bank for a number of years now. This holiday season, we wanted to give back not only to the food bank, but to our customers and our different communities as well. We hope our Edo Elves will spread some joy and encourage others to make this a simply better holiday season.”

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To find out where the elves will be and who they will be surprising follow them on Twitter at @edo_japan and #EdoElf and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/edojapan.

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