Latin Burger & Taco to Donate Portion of Proceeds to Family of Boy Killed in Tornado

If you're going to tonight's Miami Beach Food Truck and Music Fest, stop by Latin Burger and Taco to dine for a cause.

The truck is donating ten percent of the evening's proceeds to help the family of eight year-old Nicholas McCabe who was killed during the devastating tornado that ripped through a suburb of Oklahoma City this past Monday.

One of the hardest hit was Plaza Towers School. Little Nicholas was a student at the school when the tornado hit and was one of the missing children. His body was later recovered. According to an email received by Latin Burger's owner, Jim Heins from a family member in Tulsa who knows the McCabe family:

"His parents are devastated. His sweet mom, Stacy, has just recently survived breast cancer and her son was her entire world! She is one of the strongest people -- a true survivor! When he wasn't immediately located they were worried that his body had been dragged away by the storm. They are so thankful his body was found so they can bury him properly."

When Heins received that message, along with a request to contribute funds to help with the boy's funeral, he was moved. "Look, if I could write a million dollar check right now, I would. This isn't much, but it's something."

The food truck roundup will be held tonight, May 22, at the North Beach Bandshell at 73 Street and Collins Avenue from 5 to 10 p.m. Other trucks at the roundup include Arepa Box; Taco Fresh; Marlie's Delights; Mr. Goodstuff; Moty's Grill; Daddy's Grill; Che Grill; Catered Bliss; GastroPod; Dolci Peccati; The MexZican Gourmet; HipPops; Health Nut on Wheels; Sugar Yummy Mama; Ms. Cheezious; and Dim Ssam a Gogo.

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