CHICAGO, Nov. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Meals banks throughout the nation proceed to deal with an elevated want for meals help. To assist, Feeding America®, the nation’s largest home hunger-relief group, is teaming up as soon as once more with Jersey Mike’s Subs on a particular fundraising occasion this weekend.
“We hope you be part of us at Jersey Mike’s this weekend to make a distinction in somebody’s life.”
On Saturday, November 20, and Sunday, November 21, Jersey Mike’s will donate 20 % of gross sales to Feeding America. [see Jersey Mike’s commercial]
Jersey Mike’s will donate a minimal of $2.5 million.
Final yr, by two nationwide fundraisers, Jersey Mike’s raised greater than $4.6 million for Feeding America, serving to to offer 46 million meals* by the group’s nationwide community of 200 native member meals banks.
Greater than 38 million individuals face starvation within the U.S., in keeping with america Division of Agriculture.
“Feeding America is grateful to Jersey Mike’s for his or her dedication to preventing starvation and for serving to meals banks throughout the nation present extra meals to individuals dwelling with meals insecurity,” stated Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of Feeding America. “This fundraiser will assist safe much-needed meals and groceries for households, seniors, army veterans and youngsters who want them most.”
Visitors can place orders in-store or for pickup by Jersey Mike’s web site or app. Supply is out there by the app or third-party supply companions.
“The Thanksgiving season is at all times the busiest time of yr for meals pantries and meals banks nationwide, and Feeding America helps the place the wants are the best,” stated Peter Cancro, Founder and CEO of Jersey Mike’s Franchise Methods, Inc. “We hope you be part of us at Jersey Mike’s this weekend to make a distinction in somebody’s life.”
*$1 helps to offer a minimum of ten meals secured by Feeding America® on behalf of native member meals banks.
Feeding America® is the most important hunger-relief group in america. Via a community of greater than 200 meals banks, 21 statewide meals financial institution associations, and over 60,000 associate companies, meals pantries and meal packages, we helped present 6.6 billion meals to tens of tens of millions of individuals in want final yr. Feeding America additionally helps packages that stop meals waste and enhance meals safety among the many individuals we serve; brings consideration to the social and systemic limitations that contribute to meals insecurity in our nation; and advocates for laws that protects individuals from going hungry.
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