Chick-fil-A Stands up to Furor over Donations: ‘We Have a Higher Calling’

A top executive at popular fast-food restaurant Chick-fil-A responded to the recent wave of bans from airports and college campuses and renewed calls for a boycotts because of its charitable foundation’s donations to faith-based groups.  In an interview with Business Insider, Rodney Bullard, executive director for the Chick-fil-A Foundation, said their mission of helping the community outweighs the outrage of pro-LGBT groups over contributions to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Salvation Army. Chick-fil-A gave $1,653,416 to the fellowship and $150,000 to the Salvation Army in 2017, according to tax filings released earlier this year.  Read more: