Jersey Mike’s 7th Annual “Day of Giving” ft. High Risk Hope

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Each year, Jersey Mike’s Subs asks customers to eat a sub and help a local charity. This year, the national sub shop chain is joining forces with nearly 150 local charities for the company’s Month of Giving fundraising campaign, which will culminate in a “Day of Giving” event on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. High Risk Hope is the sole beneficiary in West Central Florida.

“I would like to extend a personal invitation to you and your family to visit Jersey Mike’s Subs throughout the month of March, and especially on Day of Giving when 100 percent of sales – every penny – goes to help a great local cause,” said Peter Cancro, Jersey Mike’s founder and CEO, who started the company when he was only 17 years old.

So head to your favorite Jersey Mike’s Subs location and enjoy a delicious fresh sliced/fresh grilled sub meal , and on March 29 all proceeds – every single dollar – from the 29 participating West Central Florida Jersey Mike’s locations is going to benefit High Risk Hope.

Help Jersey Mike’s help others by participating in this special day:

7th Annual Day of Giving
When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017; all day!
Where: 29 West Central Florida Jersey Mike’s Subs locations.

Did You Know?
– Last year, this nationwide initiative raised more than $4 million for local charities.
– Since 2010, Jersey Mike’s has raised more than $18 million for local charities and has distributed more than 1.5 million free sub sandwiches to help numerous causes.
– High Risk Hope supports patients at four hospitals in West Central Florida and will serve more than 2,000 families in 2017.
– One in ten babies is born prematurely in Florida.
– Premature birth is the leading cause of infant mortality and long-term neurological disabilities.
– The US premature birth rate is higher than any other high-income country.

“HRH is thrilled to have been selected as a beneficiary for the Month of Giving for the first time in 2017,” said Heather Barrow, HRH Founder and Executive Director. “If this community comes out to eat a sub for HRH families on March 29th, HRH could raise enough funds to buy items needed for the 2,000 NICU Napsacks and Bed Rest Baskets provided to all four regional hospitals for one full year.”

About High Risk Hope
High Risk Hope is a for purpose organization that provides support, encouragement, information and resources to women and families who are experiencing a high risk pregnancy resulting in hospital bed rest, potential premature birth and neonatal intensive care after delivery. High Risk Hope’s Bed Rest Basket and NICU Napsack programs provide personal items to patients on long-term hospital bed rest and families with premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit that are crucial to a long-term hospital stay. High Risk Hope reaches over 2,500 families annually in Florida and California every year. Visit High Risk Hope online to learn more about what they do for communities like ours.

About Jersey Mike’s Subs
Jersey Mike’s, a fast-casual sub sandwich franchise with more than 1,500 locations open and under development nationwide, believes that making a sub sandwich and making a difference can be one and the same. Jersey Mike’s offers A Sub Above®, serving authentic fresh sliced subs on freshly baked bread – the same recipe it started with in 1956 – and is passionate about giving back to its local communities. Visit Jersey Mike’s Subs online.

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