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Border Foods Employees Volunteer During the Holidays

In the spirit of helping out the hungry and less fortunate during the holiday season, Border Foods’ employees from all over—from Wyoming to Minnesota—participated in a number of team-building volunteer events benefitting hungry neighbors and hungry nations. Take a look at where we served, giving back but also getting a lot back in return (a sense of satisfaction, warm hearts, team spirit, fun!): Twin Cities office and field staff spent…

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Border Foods holds grand re-opening for renovated Dickinson Taco Bell

Mark your calendars for a special grand re-opening celebration of our Dickinson, North Dakota Taco Bell restaurant from 4:30-7 p.m. on Monday, November 22, 2021! At Border Foods, we care about the communities we do business in. As part of the renovation process, we held an online auction of Taco Bell memorabilia and items from the restaurant to raise money for United Way of Dickinson. The auction garnered more than $1,000,…

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Apply Today—Live Más Scholarship Opportunity

Are you a student who would like to pursue a passion and make a change in your community or in the world? Then you might want to apply for the Live Más Scholarship opportunity! Every year, Taco Bell Foundation proudly awards millions of dollars in scholarship funds to young Taco Bell employees pursuing higher education. In 2021, the Foundation awarded seven Border Foods team members with Live Más scholarships, totaling…

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Introducing the 2021 Carol Williams Scholarship Award Recipients!

The Carol Williams Scholarship Award was created in in 2018 after Carol, our late Vice President of Operations, passed away. Known as one of the greatest Taco Bell operators of all time, Carol Williams got her start at Border Foods in the late 1990s. She was responsible for the foundation in which our company sits on today, and she’s the founder of our deeply rooted family culture. When Carol passed…

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Visit a Taco Bell and Help End Hunger

At Border Foods, we care about the communities we do business in.  Now more than ever, we know so many are facing hardships of all kinds. That’s why we’re excited to join forces with our Taco Bell guests, and give back where we can. Beginning 3/18, you can choose to add one more dollar to any transaction at any Border Foods Taco Bell. We’ll take the change and donate it…

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Mark your calendar: Last Scholarship Day March 13

Our scholarship open houses this year have been very successful! We have enjoyed hanging out, answering questions, and more importantly, helping team members fill out their scholarship applications. We wanted to give all team members the opportunity to attend an open house in their area. So, if you are an eligible candidate who has not yet filled out a scholarship form, come on down to one of these locations Saturday,…

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Border Foods & Carol Williams Scholarship Questions? We have answers.

Applications for the Border Foods and Carol Williams Scholarship Awards are now open (click here to apply) and we’re hitting the ground running with a few FAQS to read before you apply: Program overview Award details Application details Notifications Document upload Application status Program overview Who is eligible to apply? To be eligible for the Border Foods Scholarship Award, you must: be pursuing any post-secondary education. be an employee of…

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Apply Now for the Live Más Scholarship

Are you a student who would like to pursue a passion and make a change in your community or in the world? If so, and you are between the age of 16 and 26, the Taco Bell Live Más scholarship might be perfect for you! Last year, after reviewing more than 850 Live Más Scholarship applications, the Taco Bell Foundation granted 120 scholarships. Four of our Border Foods team members received…

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Border Foods Family Gives Back

At Border Foods, giving back is a fundamental part of our culture. Our mission to Make Lives Better applies not only to our own team members, but also to the communities in which we operate in. So, this holiday season, we found some fun ways to do good in our communities. From the Quad cities to Sioux Falls, our teams gathered to clock paid volunteer hours at various Feeding America…

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Carol Williams Scholarship Update: Joe Van Acker

Meet Joe Van Acker, a 2020 Carol Williams Scholarship recipient from Alexandria, MN. We surprised him with the award news this spring and caught up with now to see how the $5,500 has helped him so far. How has the scholarship award impacted your educational opportunities? This scholarship has given me the ability to pay for my first year of college without the need for loans. What are you looking…

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