WILMINGTON, MA – Burger King customers can help fight cancer by contributing $1 or more to the Jimmy Fund through the “A Chance for Kids & Families” fundraiser at participating Burger King restaurants from July 24 through September 3.
Participating restaurants include 280 Lowell Street in Wilmington.
With each contribution of $1 or more, Burger King customers will receive a guaranteed-win card as a thank you from the Jimmy Fund, featuring prizes including tropical vacations from Elite Island Resorts, American Airlines AAdvantage miles, cash prizes, theme park tickets, Lyft rides, Blue Man Group tickets, and Valvoline Instant Oil Change℠ services, as well as food prizes and gift cards from Burger King restaurants. Customers can also enter the unique code found on each promotion card at http://www.jimmyfund.org/acfkf for a chance to win additional prizes from the Jimmy Fund. Complete promotion details can be found at participating locations.
“The Burger King community is proud to partner with the Jimmy Fund each year for A Chance for Kids and Families,” said Larry Kohler, CEO of Mastoran Corporation, a Burger King franchisee. “Cancer affects almost everyone in one way or another, and we are honored to support cancer research, patient care, and overall, the lifesaving mission of Dana-Farber to end cancer.”
Since 2000, participating Burger King restaurants have raised more than $13 million for the Jimmy Fund to support patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
“We are proud to continue to partner with Burger King each year for A Chance for Kids & Families,” said David Giagrando, assistant vice president, corporate partnerships in Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Division of Development & the Jimmy Fund. “The generous support from Burger King franchisees, employees and restaurant guests directly benefits the Jimmy Fund and significantly impacts Dana-Farber’s mission to cure cancer.”
For more information about the Jimmy Fund or A Chance for Kids & Families, including official rules and an alternate method of entry, visit a participating BURGER KING restaurant or visit http://www.jimmyfund.org/acfkf.
About the BURGER KING Brand
Founded in 1954, the BURGER KING brand is the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world. The original HOME OF THE WHOPPER, the BURGER KING system operates in over 14,000 locations in approximately 100 countries and U.S. territories. Almost 100 percent of BURGER KING restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees, many of them family-owned operations that have been in business for decades. The Burger King brand is owned by Restaurant Brands International Inc. (TSX,NYSE:QSR), one of the world’s largest quick service restaurant companies with more than $23 billion in system sales and over 19,000 restaurants. To learn more about the BURGER KING brand, please visit the BURGER KING® brand website at http://www.bk.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About the Jimmy Fund
The Jimmy Fund (www.JimmyFund.org) solely supports Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, raising funds for adult and pediatric cancer care and research to improve the chances of survival for cancer patients around the world. The Jimmy Fund is the official charity of the Boston Red Sox, the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, the Pan-Mass Challenge, and the Variety Children’s Charity of New England. Since 1948, the generosity of millions of people has helped the Jimmy Fund save countless lives and reduce the burden of cancer for patients and families worldwide. Follow the Jimmy Fund on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thejimmyfund and on Twitter: @TheJimmyFund.
(NOTE: The above press release is from the Jimmy Fund.)