Celebrity Sighting Eddie Griffin on the Grill at The Shade Tree

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Eddie Griffin on the Grill at The Shade Tree

Rio Headliner Eddie Griffin took over the FatBurger grills at The Shade Tree shelter when he hosted the shelter residents with a Fatburger Lunch! Eddie was flipping burgers and cracking his classic jokes with the residents while the kitchen staff brought the cooked patties inside to create the burger, keeping lunch healthy with a side salad. The jokes kept coming out as Eddie took pictures and signed autographs for everyone. During the lunch, Eddie and his celebrity friends such as Mike Tyson were tweeting live pictures.

The Fat Burger drive started on Friday, December 13 and ran through Sunday, December 22 Guests were asked to help by buying an extra burger for donation to The Shade Tree. – Fatburger’s Fat Bar, Fatburger Red Rock and Fatburger Green Valley MATCHED every burger donated. On December 23, Fat Bar set up to grill donated burgers on site at The Shade Tree for lunch.

Fat Bar on the strip: 3763 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89109; FatBurger at Red Rock: 11011 West Charleston Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89135; FatBurger at Green Valley: 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway #2011, Henderson, NV 89052

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About Shade Tree:
For more than 20 years The Shade Tree, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, has been dedicated to improving the lives of women, children and their pets affected by domestic violence in the Las Vegas valley. As the only organization with an animal shelter on campus, named Noah’s Animal House, The Shade Tree brings families together with their pets and connects them with assistance and services. The Shade Tree is the largest shelter of its kind in Nevada and is the only 24-hour accessible shelter designed specifically to meet the needs of women and children in Southern Nevada. With 364 permanent beds, The Shade Tree provides over 100,000 nights of shelter each year. To remove any barrier that might prevent a woman from accessing necessary services for her and her children, 100% of services are provided completely free of charge, regardless of the length of stay. To learn more about how you can support The Shade Tree, please call (702) 385-0072 or For the latest news and events on The Shade Tree follow them at or Twitter @ShadeTreeVEGAS.


About Fat Bar:
The Fat Bar on Las Vegas Strip was created by owner Darin Feinstein and is open 24 hours a day seven days a week. With approximately 50,000 people strolling by on weekdays and 80,000 on weekends it’s the epicenter of people watching in Las Vegas. Visit us at 3763 South Las Vegas Boulevard Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 736-4733. For more information on FatBurger’s Fat Bar visit

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