UNITED STATES. Jersey Mike’s Subs has donated $3.6 million to Feeding America, America’s largest hunger relief organization, to help member food banks keep their shelves stocked this holiday season.
The donation follows a pledge by sandwich chain “Sub” to donate 20% of last weekend’s sales (November 19-20) to Feeding America. Over the past two years, Jersey Mike’s has donated nearly US$8 million to the organization, helping to provide more than 75 million meals through Feeding America’s nationwide network of 200 local food centers.
Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of Feeding America, said, “Food banks are facing increased demand for food assistance in their communities, and we are working to ensure people don’t have to worry about their next meal. during this holiday season and beyond.
“In our fight against hunger, Feeding America is grateful to partners like Jersey Mike’s, whose continued commitment will help us better serve our neighbors.”
Jersey Mike’s highlighted that in 2021, 53 million people turned to food banks, food pantries and meal programs for help putting food on the table.
“By raising together, we always make a difference,” commented Peter Cancro, founder and CEO of Jersey Mike’s Franchise Systems.
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