Published on NJ.com – South Jersey Towns – on March 07, 2017 at 9:38 AM
PENNSAUKEN — Dunkin’ Donuts Greater Philadelphia donated $39,000 to the Food Bank of South Jersey, a donation that will contribute to 195,000 meals to those in need throughout the region.
“With Dunkin’ Donuts’ generous contribution, we will be able to provide nearly 200,000 meals to the children, families, and seniors who are struggling with food insecurity in South Jersey,” states Val Traore, president and CEO of the Food Bank of South Jersey, “The unwavering support that their team have provided the Food Bank of South Jersey through their volunteerism, charitable contributions, and sheer caffeinated sustenance has enabled our organization to become a greater resource for immediate hunger relief in our community and for that we are incredibly grateful.”
The money was raised through Dunkin’ Donuts Roast Hunger program, a local initiative where Dunkin’ Donuts donated 10 percent of Thanksgiving Day hot and iced coffee sales to food bank partners throughout the region. In addition, from Nov. 25-Dec. 31, Dunkin’ Donuts Perks members could redeem a special “Roast Hunger” $1.49 large hot coffee offer. For every offer redeemed, Dunkin’ Donuts donated 50 cents to regional food bank partners. Overall, the “Roast Hunger” program raised over $257,000.
In addition to the Food Bank of South Jersey, other Roast Hunger recipient organizations include local food bank partners throughout the Greater Philadelphia area, including the Food Bank of Delaware, Second Harvest Food Bank, Greater Berks Food Bank, Chester County Food Bank, and Philabundance.
Founded in 1950, Dunkin’ Donuts has more than 11,900 restaurants in 44 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin’ Donuts is part of the Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.
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