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DFW AREA JERSEY MIKE’S RAISE $745,250 FOR WIPE OUT KIDS’ CANCER

DFW AREA JERSEY MIKE’S RAISE $745,250 FOR WIPE OUT KIDS’ CANCER

DFW AREA JERSEY MIKE’S RAISE $745,250 FOR WIPE OUT KIDS’ CANCER

Month of Giving Campaign Brings Record Results for Dallas-Based Charity
Battling Childhood Cancer & Supporting Families

DALLAS – April 8, 2021 – North Texans answered the call to “Eat a sub, help Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer”
(WOKC) with a record-breaking $745,250 in donations raised for the Dallas-based charity through the 12th
annual Jersey Mike’s Subs Month of Giving / Day of Giving campaign in March. The majority of the funds were
raised with the Day of Giving on March 31 when all 56 DFW-area Jersey Mike’s generously donated 100% of
sales – not just the profits – to WOKC. In addition, Jersey Mike’s Franchise Systems matched DFW’s donations,
bringing this year’s total to nearly three-quarters of a million dollars.

“It’s incredible to present this record-breaking donation in celebration of our longstanding partnership,
knowing that it will truly make a difference in the lives of children with cancer and their families,” said Dalton
Stewart, Jersey Mike’s North Texas area director and franchisee. “The results are even more meaningful this
year since the Day of Giving festivities were cancelled last year due to the pandemic. Thank you, North Texas,
for joining Jersey Mike’s in March to help Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer!”

This year’s national Jersey Mike’s Month of Giving raised $15 million for charities across the country, including
the $745,250 for WOKC. The campaign got its start in 2010, through a partnership with Jersey Mike’s and
WOKC in Dallas. Now supporting local charities nationwide since 2011, Jersey Mike’s Month of Giving has
raised more than $47 million for worthy causes over the years.

“We are profoundly grateful to Jersey Mike’s, their franchisees, and their customers for their continued
partnership and dedicated commitment to our mission,” said WOKC founder Cindy Brinker Simmons. “This
year’s remarkable Jersey Mike’s donation far exceeded our expectations and will help fund innovative, novel
pediatric cancer research as well as WOKC’s social engagement programs that provide our courageous young
heroes and their families with hope and encouragement throughout their cancer journey.”

Added Aashik Khakoo, WOKC CEO, “I loved working with the Jersey Mike’s team on the Day of Giving because
they were all so passionate about the campaign and supporting our cause. One store manager told me that
this was their Super Bowl. It certainly showed, as there was such enthusiasm with many stores reaching record
sales for the day. We at Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer are so fortunate to be a part of the Jersey Mike’s family.”

WOKC also extends its appreciation to local business and groups like the Dallas Magnolias, who supported Day
of Giving with group catering and to-go orders, with many Jersey Mike’s meals donated to area hospitals, fire
and police stations, schools, homeless shelters, and pet rescue shelters. The organization gives special thanks
to WOKC board member Chris Rich and fellow “Reba” star Melissa Peterman, who helped to raise awareness
with PSAs for this year’s DFW fundraiser.

About Jersey Mike’s

Jersey Mike’s Subs, with more than 2,500 locations open and under development nationwide, serves authentic
fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs on in-store freshly baked bread — the same recipe it started with in 1956.
Passion for giving in Jersey Mike’s local communities is reflected in its mission statement “Giving…making a
difference in someone’s life.” For more information, please visit jerseymikes.com or follow us on Facebook,
Instagram, and Twitter. Join the conversation at #JerseyMikesGives.

About Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer

For over 40 years, Dallas-based Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer (WOKC) has been fighting cancer and supporting
families. WOKC has funded $7 million in seed money for novel research projects, which have yielded
$22 million in additional grant money over these past 4 decades. Through fun and supportive programs, WOKC
gives hope to children diagnosed with cancer and their families. Buddy Bags provide every family a muchneeded
care package upon diagnosis in all DFW area hospitals. Families participating in WOKC’s Warrior
Program receive fun support through unique events, parties, and activities. Pediatric cancer is the #1 disease
killer of children in the U.S., with 43 American children diagnosed daily (1 every 30 minutes). WOKC is working
relentlessly for the day when cancer is no longer a threat to all children. To find out more about WOKC and its
programs, please visit WOKC.org or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.