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Jersey Mike's Month of Giving Supports Children's of Alabama in March
Date
03/09/2016
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BIRMINGHAM – Children’s of Alabama, a Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital, is joining forces with Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants in Alabama for the Sixth Annual March “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign. During the month of March, customers can make a donation at their local Jersey Mike’s restaurant with proceeds benefitting the Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s.

All 31 days of March, customers can give in the following ways:
• Make a donation at a Birmingham area or Opelika store and receive a future-use coupon.
• Make a donation through the fundraising page on the Children’s website.
• Redeem a specially marked coupon in store resulting in a Jersey Mike’s Subs donation for each coupon redeemed.
• Have Jersey Mike’s Subs cater your next meeting, event or party. Twenty-five percent of all catering orders will be donated.
• Buy a T-shirt (which includes offsetting cost coupons) with all proceeds going to Children’s.
• Bid on amazing trips, experiences and items in our online auction.

The campaign will culminate in Jersey Mike’s “Day of Giving” on Wednesday, March 30, when local Jersey Mike’s restaurants will donate 100 percent of the day’s sales – every single dollar that comes in – to Children’s
Throughout the country on Day of Giving, Jersey Mike’s locations will donate 100 percent of sales to more than 180 different charities including hospitals, youth organizations, food banks and more.

“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.

Everyone is invited to come in to a local Jersey Mike’s restaurant and enjoy a delicious sub meal. Participating restaurants include:
• Hoover (1851 Montgomery Hwy.)
• Mountain Brook (3150 Overton Road)
• Opelika (2336 Tiger Town Pkwy.)
• Trussville (1873 Gadsden Hwy.)

Last year’s Month of Giving campaign raised more than $3 million for 150 different charities nationwide. Since 2010, Jersey Mike’s locations throughout the country have raised nearly $14 million for worthy local charities and distributed more than 1.5 million free sub sandwiches to help numerous causes.

For more information about Jersey Mike’s Subs Month of Giving, visit www.jerseymikes.com/mog.

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. For more information, please visit www.jerseymikes.com or follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/jerseymikes) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/jerseymikes).

About Children’s of Alabama and the Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders
Children’s of Alabama is 10th busiest pediatric medical center in the United States. The Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s is the state’s only comprehensive center for pediatric cancer and other blood disorders, treating 90 percent of all such patients diagnosed in Alabama. Specialized pediatric services exist for all forms of childhood cancer, leukemia, brain and spinal cord tumors, hemophilia and other bleeding disorders and sickle cell diseases in the state. The center is a partnership between Children’s of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. The ACCBD is home to the only pediatric programs in blood and marrow transplantation, childhood cancer survivorship, developmental cancer therapeutics, pediatric neuro-oncology, pediatric hemophilia and sickle cell disease in the state of Alabama. The cancer program is ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. More information is available online at www.childrensal.org.