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Local Subway® Restaurants Kick Off "You Share. We Share" Summer Campaign In Partnership with Make-A-Wish®

Date

May 21, 2015

LOCAL SUBWAY® RESTAURANTS KICK OFF “YOU SHARE. WE SHARE” SUMMER CAMPAIGN IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MAKE-A-WISH®

Share Your Weekends With SUBWAY®, And SUBWAY® Will Share Back!

(Los Angeles, CA) May 21, 2015

SUBWAY® restaurants located in the Greater Los Angeles area are joining forces with Make-A-Wish® across Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, Tri, Kern and Inyo Counties to give back to the local community.  From May 15 through September 30, more than 1,240 local SUBWAY® restaurants will participate in the “You Share. We Share” campaign to help support Make-A-Wish.  


The “You Share. We Share” campaign encourages the community to get out and share their weekends with SUBWAY® restaurants, and SUBWAY® will share right back by donating a percentage of weekend sales, up to $100,000, directly to Make-A-Wish across Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, Tri, Kern and Inyo Counties.  As locally owned and operated franchises, SUBWAY® is excited to be able to further it’s commitment to the local community.


“We are honored that SUBWAY® has chosen Make-A-Wish as its partner in the ‘You Share.We Share’ campaign. This innovative approach to fundraising demonstrates SUBWAY®’s commitment to philanthropy and local engagement, and invites the community to get involved with wishes in a meaningful way. Thanks to the participation of our friends and neighbors throughout the region, SUBWAY®’s contributions will help us grant more wishes to more eligible children,” said Breena Gold, president and CEO, Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles.


During the “You Share. We Share” campaign, SUBWAY® restaurants and Make-A-Wish will facilitate “wish parties” for children with life-threatening medical conditions throughout Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, Tri, Kern and Inyo counties. “Wish parties” provide an experiential moment in which the children’s “wish” is revealed.  


In addition, SUBWAY® restaurants will launch its “You Share. We Share” ambassador program where team members will be visiting local communities in the Greater Los Angeles area recognizing and rewarding random acts of “sharing” – people practicing kind, thoughtful, feel-good deeds. Ambassador rewards will include but are not limited to: $5 SUBWAY® cards, “You Share. We Share” bags and other SUBWAY® memorabilia. 


“The ‘You Share. We Share’ campaign truly highlights SUBWAY® restaurants’ core values in giving back to our local communities. We are thrilled to be partnering with Make-A-Wish to help achieve our goal to raise $100,000 and spread the message of sharing and giving back. The campaign is simple, just visit your local SUBWAY® restaurant on the weekend and you will make a difference for a Make-A-Wish child in the Greater Los Angeles area,” said Bob Grewal, Los Angeles SUBWAY® multi-unit owner.

For more information on SUBWAY® restaurants, please visit: www.subway.com.

For more information on Make-A-Wish, please visit: la.wish.org.
 

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About SUBWAY® Restaurants:
Since 1965, SUBWAY® owners have been devoted to offering customers customized made to order sandwiches with a wide range of better-for-you options. Providing easy access to vegetables, detailed nutrition, dietary, and healthy lifestyle information has been a priority for the SUBWAY® chain for many years, earning the American Heart Association’s Heart Check Meal Certification in 2012 for many Fresh Fit™ meal options. As the world's largest restaurant chain, thousands of dedicated entrepreneurs have the opportunity to run their own business, while playing an important role in their communities.

For more information about the SUBWAY<sup>®</sup> chain, visit www.subway.com
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SUBWAY® is a registered trademark of Doctor’s Associates Inc.

About Make-A-Wish®:
Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a recent study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish experience has positive impacts on the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illness, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. Make-A-Wish is one of the world’s leading children’s charities, with 61 local chapters serving children in every community in the United States and 36 international affiliates. With the help of generous donors and volunteers, Make-A-Wish has granted more than 254,000 wishes since its inception in 1980.

For more information on Make-A-Wish, please visit: la.wish.org

Media Contact:
Elana Weiss & Ashley Tom
The Rose Group
c/o Subway Restaurants
(310) 295-7180
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