Seal Beach Jersey Mike's Launches Weekend, Hunger-Relief Campaign

Susan C. Schena
·3 min read

SEAL BEACH, CA — As food banks nationwide prep for an anticipated heightened demand for food assistance, due to massive unemployment from COVID-19-related business shutdowns, Jersey Mike's is stepping up with a weekend fundraiser.

At all shops across the country, including in Seal Beach, 20 percent of sales on Saturday and Sunday will be donated to Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization. Jersey Mike's has pledged a minimum donation of $1 million to the nonprofit, which operates a network of food banks across the U.S.

More than 37 million people in America face hunger, and Feeding America estimates an additional 17.1 million people could face hunger in the next six months as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, company officials said.

“School closures and rising unemployment due to shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders has disproportionately impacted people already at risk of hunger,” said Katie Fitzgerald, Feeding America's executive vice president and chief operating officer. "This donation will help our member food banks provide more meals to people who need them most.”

Customers can place takeout orders in-store or for no contact pick-up at the door through Jersey Mike’s website or the Jersey Mike’s app. Delivery is available through the app or through third-party delivery partners.

“I would like to extend a personal invitation to you and your family to order Jersey Mike’s subs online or through our app this Saturday and Sunday — you’ll help a great national cause, Feeding America, and make a difference in someone’s life,” said Peter Cancro, the sub-sandwich chain's founder and chief executive officer.

Area Jersey Mike's include:

  • ANAHEIM: 111 E. Katella Ave.

  • BREA: 955 East Birch St.

  • BUENA PARK: 5974 Orangethorpe Ave.

  • COSTA MESA: 2300 Harbor Blvd.

  • FOUNTAIN VALLEY: Fountain Valley Plaza, 18120 Brookhurst St.

  • FULLERTON: 101 E. Orangethorpe Ave.

  • HUNTINGTON BEACH: 10035 Adams Ave.

  • HUNTINGTON BEACH: 21004 Beach Blvd.

  • HUNTINGTON BEACH: 6041 Bolsa Ave.

  • IRVINE: 4537 Campus Drive

  • IRVINE: 17917 MacArthur Blvd.

  • IRVINE: 16525-G Von Karman Ave.

  • LA HABRA: 1370 S. Beach Blvd.

  • LAGUNA NIGUEL: 24006 Aliso Creek Road

  • LAGUNA NIGUEL: 28051 Greenfield Drive

  • LAGUNA WOODS: 24365-A El Toro Road

  • LAKE FOREST: 23572 El Toro Road

  • LAKE FOREST: Foothill Ranch Shopping Center, 45 Auto Center Drive

  • MISSION VIEJO: Mission Viejo Village, 25280-C Marguerite Parkway

  • NEWPORT BEACH: 1318 Bison Ave.

  • ORANGE: 3428 E. Chapman Ave.

  • ORANGE: 763 S. Main St.

  • ORANGE: 1545 E. Katella Ave.

  • PLACENTIA: Village Center, 850 N. Rose Drive

  • RANCHO MISSION VIEJO: Sendero Marketplace, 30859 Gateway Place

  • SAN CLEMENTE: 641 Camino De Los Mares

  • SANTA ANA: 3941 S. Bristol St.

  • SEAL BEACH: 12430 Seal Beach Blvd.

  • TUSTIN: 13681 Newport Ave.

  • WESTMINSTER: Pavilions Place, 16470 Beach Blvd.

  • YORBA LINDA: 18340 Yorba Linda Blvd.

Find all shop locations here.

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This article originally appeared on the Los Alamitos-Seal Beach Patch