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Local Jersey Mike's Restaurants Launch "Subs for Schools" Fundraiser

35 Chicagoland Locations Hope to Raise $250K for Local Schools

October 3, 2013 • Chicago, IL

Jersey Mike’s Franchisee and Area Director Jeff Berns (far right), along with his children Alexandra, Peter and Lauren (r.), delivered a sub tray to Lori Poelking, principal, Copeland Manor School in Libertyville to kick off Jersey Mike's "Subs for Schools" Fundraising Campaign in the month of October.  Copeland is just one of the many Chicagoland schools that will benefit from this fundraiser.  Thirty-five area Jersey Mike’s restaurants hope to raise $250,000 during the month.

Jersey Mike’s Franchisee and Area Director Jeff Berns (far right), along with his children Alexandra, Peter and Lauren (r.), delivered a sub tray to Lori Poelking, principal, Copeland Manor School in Libertyville to kick off Jersey Mike's "Subs for Schools" Fundraising Campaign in the month of October. Copeland is just one of the many Chicagoland schools that will benefit from this fundraiser. Thirty-five area Jersey Mike’s restaurants hope to raise $250,000 during the month.

During the month of October, all 35 Chicagoland Jersey Mike’s Subs locations are working to make a sub-stantial difference for local schools through its “Subs for Schools” program.  Known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled Jersey Shore-style subs, Jersey Mike’s is hoping to raise $250,000 for a variety of local elementary, middle and high schools as well as colleges through localized in-store fundraisers.

Participating Jersey Mike’s and Fundraisers include (partial list):

  • Vernon Hills: From 10/2 through 10/6, the Jersey Mike's restaurant located at 1640 N. Milwaukee Ave. will hold fundraisers benefiting Copeland Manor School, Adler School and Rockland Elementary School.
  • Vernon Hills: From 10/9 through 10/13, the Jersey Mike’s restaurant located at 1640 N. Milwaukee Ave. will hold fundraisers benefiting Butterfield Elementary School and Oak Grove Junior High School.
  • Mount Prospect: From 10/2 through 10/6, the Jersey Mike’s restaurant located at 106 East Kensington Rd. will hold a fundraiser benefiting St. Paul Lutheran School.
  • Mount Prospect: From 10/9 through 10/13, the Jersey Mike’s restaurant located at 106 E. Kensington Rd will hold a fundraiser benefiting St. Raymond School.
  • Elmhurst: From 10/23 through 10/27, the Jersey Mike’s restaurant located at 297 North York Rd. will hold a fundraiser benefiting Immaculate Conception School.
  • Lakeview: From 10/1 through 10/6, the Jersey Mike’s restaurant located at 3152 N. Broadway will hold a fundraiser benefiting Nettlehorst School.
  • Lakeview: From 10/22 through 10/27, the Jersey Mike’s restaurant located at 3152 N. Broadway will hold a fundraiser benefiting Our Lady of Mount Carmel Academy.
  • Crystal Lake: From 10/14-10/15, the Jersey Mike’s located at 5006 Northwest Hwy will hold a fundraiser benefiting Crystal Lake Central High School.
  • Crystal Lake: From 10/21 through 10/22, the Jersey Mike’s located at 5006 Northwest Hwy will hold a fundraiser benefiting Prairie Ridge High School.
  • Crystal Lake: From 10/28 through 10/29, the Jersey Mike’s located at 5006 Northwest Hwy will hold a fundraiser benefiting Cary Grove High School.
  • Lake in the Hills: From 10/14 through 10/15, the Jersey Mike’s located at 285 N. Randall Rd. will hold a fundraiser benefiting Jacobs High School.
  • Lake in the Hills: From 10/21 through 10/22, the Jersey Mike’s located at 285 N. Randall Rd. will hold a fundraiser benefiting Huntley High School.
  • Lake in the Hills:  From 10/28 through 10/29, the Jersey Mike’s located at 285 N. Randall Rd. will hold a fundraiser benefiting Crystal Lake South High School.
  • Niles: (Dates TBD), the Jersey Mike’s located at 8484 W. Golf Rd. will hold a fundraiser benefiting Apollo Middle School.

“Giving…Making a Difference in Someone’s Life” is Jersey Mike’s mission statement.  Since 2010, locations throughout the country have raised almost $7 million for worthy local charities and distributed more than 500,000 free sub sandwiches to help numerous causes. 

For more information, contact your local Chicagoland Jersey Mike’s: http://www.jerseymikes.com/locations/.

"Jersey Mike’s Subs," "Jersey Mike’s," and "Mike’s Way" are registered trademarks of Jersey Mike’s Franchise Systems, Inc.