Nicky's Week Fundraiser
May 26-June 1 2013
From the venue:RA Sushi will host its ninth annual â€œNickyâ€™s Weekâ€ fundraiser Sunday, May 26 through Saturday, June 1, for kids battling cancer and other deadly diseases at St. Jude Childrenâ€™s Research Hospital. The Midtown restaurant and bar will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from the sale of a variety of menu items and beverages to St. Jude to help support the hospitalâ€™s lifesaving mission. Since its inception, Nickyâ€™s Week has raised more than $1 million for St. Jude Childrenâ€™s Research Hospital. The special Nickyâ€™s Week menu includes: Edamame, Tootsy Maki, Shrimp Nigiri, Pork Gyoza, Chicken Yakitori, Garlic Citrus Yellowtail Tapas, plus a variety of select beverages.Nickyâ€™s Week was developed in memory of St. Jude patient Nicholas â€œNickyâ€ Mailliard, of Scottsdale, Ariz., who lost a long battle with brain cancer in February 2005 at the age of 13. A nephew of one of RA Sushiâ€™s founders, Nicky held a special place in the hearts of RA Sushi associates throughout the organization. RA Sushi initiated the fundraiser to honor the memory of Nicky and to raise awareness and funds for St. Jude, where no child is ever turned away because of a familyâ€™s inability to pay for medical treatments.