Industry News | March 24, 2015

Jersey Mike's Will Donate Sales on 'Day of Giving'

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Sub lovers from coast to coast can make a substantial difference tomorrow by joining Jersey Mike’s “Day of Giving.”

Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its authentic fresh-sliced, fresh-grilled subs, is donating 100 percent of sales to more than 120 local charities including schools, hospitals, youth organizations, food banks, and more. Always held on the last Wednesday of March, the “Day of Giving,” this year on March 25, is the culmination of Jersey Mike’s 5th Annual March “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign.

Throughout the month, customers have been invited to visit their local Jersey Mike’s restaurant and donate to that location’s designated charity partner. Last year’s “Month of Giving” initiative raised $2.1 million for 100 different charities nationwide and the company hopes to raise even more this year.

“I would like to extend a personal invitation to come in and enjoy a Jersey Mike’s sub on Wednesday, March 25, our Day of Giving, when 100 percent of sales go to amazing charities throughout the country,” says Peter Cancro, Jersey Mike’s founder and CEO, who started the company when he was only 17 years old. “This year, we hope to raise more than $2.5 million to support local causes, bring hope to all those involved with the charities and make a difference in people’s lives.”

The company is committed to raising as much money as possible for these important causes. For added momentum, since March 15, Jersey Mike’s has been running a special Month of Giving commercial, with a tag in each market noting the local charity and inviting the public in to any of its participating locations nationwide to celebrate the Day of Giving.

Giving…making a difference in someone’s life has been the mission of Jersey Mike’s from the beginning. Since 2010, Jersey Mike’s locations have raised more than $10 million for worthy local charities and have distributed more than one million free sub sandwiches to help numerous causes.

Jersey Mike’s believes that making a sub sandwich and making a difference can be one and the same, a philosophy that has fueled the sub sandwich chain’s popularity.  Following its successful recipe of deliberate, well-considered expansion, Jersey Mike’s has more than doubled in size in just three years.

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