Jack in the Box® Launches Donation Drives
Benefitting The Salvation Army and Operation Homefront
Austin, Waco, Killeen, Bryan, College Station, Tyler and Temple, Texas, November 4, 2013 — At a time when most folks start planning for their families’ Thanksgiving celebrations, local Jack in the Box® restaurants are launching Jack’s Giving Donation Drive, to make sure those in need can also celebrate Thanksgiving Day.
From November 4 – 25, Jack in the Box restaurants in Austin, Waco, Bryan, College Station, Tyler and Temple will collect $1 and $5 donations on behalf of The Salvation Army organizations in those communities while the Jack in the Box restaurant in Killeen will collect donations on behalf of Operation Homefront at Fort Hood. As a thank you for their contribution, Jack in the Box will provide discount offers, varying depending on the market, for guests to use on their next visit to the restaurants.
About Operation Homefront
Operation Homefront assists military families during difficult financial times by providing food assistance, auto and home repair, vision care, travel and transportation, moving assistance, essential home items and financial assistance. To support wounded warriors, Operation Homefront has established Operation Homefront Village and Hearts of Valor. And each year Operation Homefront hosts a gala that recognizes an extraordinary military child as well as multiple Homefront Celebrations to show appreciation to military spouses.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for more than 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from Jack’s Giving Donation Drive
The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyaustin.org.
About Jack in the Box Inc.
Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK), based in San Diego, is a restaurant company that operates and franchises Jack in the Box® restaurants, one of the nation’s largest hamburger chains, with more than 2,200 restaurants in 21 states. For more information on Jack in the Box visit http://www.jackinthebox.com/. Follow Jack in the Box on Facebook and Twitter.