Stories & News | Whataburger (Life)

2020
January
16,
2020
| 08:26 PM America/Chicago
Together, Joe and Karen Eulate of Mesa, Arizona, have dedicated almost 60 years to the public schools in their hometown. And that's just one way they're making a difference. “We love anything that helps kids have a great experience, anywher...
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January
12,
2020
| 05:56 PM America/Chicago
Improbable finger-tip receptions. Jaw-dropping, tackle-breaking runs.  Last-second heroics that are the stuff of Friday night legends. Whataburger salutes these student athletes who spend grueling hours on the practice field, running countless drills...
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January
09,
2020
| 06:42 PM America/Chicago
By now, more than 25 million people can attest to Ethan Mueller’s Whataburger feat: In about 20 minutes, the 16-year-old from Allen, Texas, pounded a 10-patty burger, surrounded by a sea of cheering friends and Whataburger employees. Since the act wa...
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January
02,
2020
| 09:56 PM America/Chicago
Being in a hospital room can be lonely — a reality 15-year-old Jacob Davis has experienced all too often. “Most of my life, I’ve spent time in hospitals,” says Davis, who has already undergone 27 operations to treat a rare medical condition. “There’s...
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2019
December
26,
2019
| 07:28 PM America/Chicago
Game day is big for high school football coach Rashaun Woods and his players. So are all the days leading up to it. “You have to teach kids that if they love to play the game, they have to work at it,” says Rashaun, a two-time Oklahoma State A...
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December
23,
2019
| 08:58 PM America/Chicago
When the Friday night lights flood the field at the high school in Gardendale, Alabama, one of the team’s most valuable players doesn’t take the gridiron. Instead, this unsung hero cheers from the stands, happily. De Allen, a volunteer with Gar...
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December
16,
2019
| 04:30 PM America/Chicago
Saddle up! Whataburger is a proud stock show and rodeo sponsor in all of our markets. Think rodeo’s not your cup of cowboy coffee? Think again. There’s more to it than bucking broncos, barrel racing and steer roping. Ready to hit the scene? Rod...
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December
12,
2019
| 08:46 PM America/Chicago
Guests who stop in the Whataburger on Schillinger Rd. in Mobile, Alabama, know they might just get dinner and a show. The mealtime entertainment? Ninety-year-old Aulden Sumrall, who comes in to play seasonal songs on his harmonica. It’s a tradi...
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December
09,
2019
| 05:09 PM America/Chicago
If you’re like us, you look forward to the holidays all year long. You know what else we look forward to? Presents. For your mom. For your besties. For your boss. But most importantly, for yourself. Ready to start making that list and checking ...
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December
06,
2019
| 03:07 PM America/Chicago
Earlier this summer, Robyn Brake was jet-skiing on Lake Ray Hubbard in Rockwall when she saw smoke. It was coming from a nearby boat, which almost immediately burst into flames. Seconds later, Brake, a mom of four, heard people calling for help...
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December
04,
2019
| 07:32 PM America/Chicago
When Adam Brock heard there was a Whataburger opening at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, he knew he had to be the first customer in line. After all, Brock loves Whataburger so much he actually got married in one. So planning a flight f...
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November
29,
2019
| 03:58 PM America/Chicago
When Family Members at the Whataburger in Burleson, Texas, learned Jo Wright — their “work mom” — needed help around her house, they rolled up their sleeves and got busy. Hair pulled back and tools in hand, a half-dozen Whataburger Family Members ...
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November
26,
2019
| 08:12 PM America/Chicago
Like almost any kid, 12-year-old Phoenix Garner lists her top three activities as school, dancing and “chillin’.” But the Yukon, Oklahoma, student has a passion for supporting the Special Olympics — and a goal to be an educator. Inspired in...
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November
05,
2019
| 09:37 PM America/Chicago
We get it: It’s tough to keep up with all the cool new Whataburger holiday items this year. But don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with a handy holiday calendar. Come back each week for the latest and greatest holiday gifts for every Whataburger fan ...
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October
30,
2019
| 09:49 PM America/Chicago
In Texas, you don’t have to choose between your love for Homecoming and your love for Whataburger. The #Whatamum brings game-winning orange and white to schools across the state. Get a load of the giant Whataburger mum that was on display at the A...
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October
28,
2019
| 05:07 PM America/Chicago
Natalie Sideserf, owner and creative mind behind SideSerf Cake Studio in Austin, Texas, makes confectionary creations that don’t look like cakes. They look like people. Or animals. Or, in our case, Honey Butter Chicken Biscuits. Check out her swee...
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October
26,
2019
| 08:45 PM America/Chicago
Hey you crafty types! Here are some ways to incorporate Whataburger into your creations. Talk about some delicious inspiration.   ...
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October
22,
2019
| 09:12 PM America/Chicago
Can’t decide what to be this Halloween? Take inspiration from these fans who are winning costume contests and conquering burger cravings … and looking spookily good doing it. ...
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October
13,
2019
| 10:36 PM America/Chicago
Whataburger is proud to partner with Children’s of Alabama -- and you can help. Donate just $1 at any participating Whataburger, and score a coupon for a free Whataburger with purchase of medium fries and a 32-oz. drink. Support your community tod...
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October
07,
2019
| 11:48 PM America/Chicago
One year after the devastation of Hurricane Michael, we are revisiting the stories of the heroes who are still working to make a difference in their hometowns.  U.S. Army Veteran Bill Blair was watching football one Saturday when he saw something ...
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October
07,
2019
| 04:36 PM America/Chicago
One year after the devastation of Hurricane Michael, we are revisiting the stories of the heroes who are still working to make a difference in their hometowns.  What began out of desperation in the days after Hurricane Michael has become a mission...
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October
01,
2019
| 04:52 AM America/Chicago
Busy schedule? Doesn’t mean you can’t be a lunch-time hero. Check out some lunch-time life hacks from Melinda – a busy mom with a hungry high school student – who delivers a mid-day meal to her son, Edward, and his baseball teammates at school eve...
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September
30,
2019
| 04:42 PM America/Chicago
Find time to see the biggest Whataburger mum ever -- on display in Texas this month! ...
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September
23,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/Chicago
 This year, the Friday night lights shine especially bright for Jacob Munoz. As he fought for his life earlier this year, the 17-year-old focused on three things: Family. Faith. And Football. His goal? Beat leukemia so he could suit up for his ...
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September
20,
2019
| 04:52 PM America/Chicago
What will you discover on the Whataburger app? We're savoring these 10 add-ons that amp up flavor for less than 100 calories. 6.5.0 ...
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September
16,
2019
| 06:52 PM America/Chicago
Whataburger is serving up three limited-time shake flavors to satisfy your sweet tooth. Sounds like an excuse for a road trip!   ...
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September
12,
2019
| 10:23 PM America/Chicago
Local Lafayette, Louisiana, news anchor Al Hebert had to do a double-take when he checked his rearview mirror at a red light—only to see Whataburger manager Dexter Ledet get out of the car behind him and run toward Hebert’s window.     Heber...
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September
07,
2019
| 02:12 PM America/Chicago
To create the perfect Whataburger mum, we partnered with DIY blogger Haeley Giambalvo from DesignImprovised.com. Follow her step-by-step directions beleow to create your own.  ...
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August
20,
2019
| 08:14 PM America/Chicago
Bath? Check. Brushed teeth? Check. Pajamas on? Check. On Tuesday nights, bedtime is a cinch for Homer Drive Elementary School students in Beaumont, Texas. They know that at 7:30 p.m. sharp, they can tune in via Facebook Live to watch their prin...
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August
16,
2019
| 04:41 PM America/Chicago
When little things pile up into one big ball of stress for college students, Tiffannie Jones wants them to have an arsenal of little things to help them relax. Jones, a Houstonian who founded the Just College Students Project, sends care packages ...
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