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Jersey Mike's to donate 20 percent of sales to Feeding America this weekend

Posted at 1:25 PM, Nov 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-21 14:25:34-05

WISCONSIN — Get to Jersey Mike's this weekend and get yourself a sub or two, 20 percent of all sales are going to Feeding America!

The need for food at food banks has increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That's why Jersey's Mike's is doing what they can to raise money for Feeding America.

On Saturday, Nov. 21, and Sunday, Nov. 22 20 percent of all proceeds will go towards Feeding America with a goal of raising at least $1 million.

Jersey Mikes. however, thinks they will be able to raise even more than that.

"Last April, Jersey Mike’s raised more than $2 million for Feeding America, helping to provide 20 million meals through the organization’s nationwide network of 200 food banks," Jersey Mike's wrote in a press release Friday.

Feeding America is projecting that 1 in 6 people in America may face food insecurity this year as a result of the pandemic, 40 percent for the first time.

“Feeding America is excited to partner with Jersey Mike’s to help food banks across the country provide more meals to people in need,” said Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of Feeding America. “This holiday season may look different, especially for the millions of families facing hunger, many for the first time. We encourage everyone join the fight to end hunger.”

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