While his business has grown, community service has been an integral part of Perales’ endeavors, and his company’s operations. His restaurants serve 25,000 free meals to American heroes every Veterans Day and distribute over 4 million Certificates of Achievement Awards for free meal vouchers to children annually. Recently, his Burger King restaurants awarded 180 scholarships from $1,000 to $10,000, to local students in need of financial support to further their education.
— Franchising.com

BURGER KING McLAMORE FOUNDATION was established in October 2005, and is the charitable arm of the Burger King System and is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable organization.

The Foundation, together with Burger King Corporation employees, franchisees, suppliers and gusts, has been able to make a positive impact in the communities in which we work and live. Today the foundation administers the BURGER KING" Scholars program and the Br" Family Fund.

The BURGER KING Scholars program assists employees, employees’ spouses or domestic partners, employees’ children and high school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in continuing their education. To date, the program has awarded more than $22.6 million in scholarships and the program continues to grow. Sun Holdings Inc. has awarded over $300,000 in awards.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services®, a division of Scholarship America®. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.

Camp Corral provides free summer camp for Military children, ages 8 to 15, across the country. Since its founding, Camp Corral has grown to 20 camps in 16 states, and served over 4,000 children.

Founded in 2011 by Golden Corral founder, James Maynard, Camp Corral is now a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, non-profit corporation based in Raleigh, NC. Building on Golden Corral restaurants' commitment to honoring veterans and military service and their families, founding sponsor Golden Corral has supported Camp Corral since its inception through an in-store fundraising campaign every April and May where they collect donations from their restaurant guests, with 100 percent of the donations going directly toward Camp Corral's programs. In 2013, Golden Corral raised nearly $1.5 million for Camp Corral. 

Sun Holdings Inc. partnered with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry program to make ending childhood hunger one of their main philanthropic causes. Every September, our locations across America participate in Share Our Strength’s Dine Out For No Kid Hungry”, a national fundraising event that brings together thousands of restaurants and millions of consumers to help make sure that no child in America grows up hungry.  Every dollar that you donate to No Kid Hungry feeds a child up to 10 healthy meals. Together, we can end childhood hunger in America.

Sun Holdings has implemented the Certificates of Achievement program (COA) to motivate students to learn, grow and excel. The COAs may be utilized for honor roll, attendance, sports, academic or any other extracurricular activities. They are sent out to every school within a 5-mile radius of one of our stores.