The Jimmy Fund provides hope and vital services through the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and we are happy to raise funds to support these services and help battle cancer
Dedham, Mass., (PRWEB) July 27, 2009 -
D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches will raise funds for the Jimmy Fund through a coupon book program starting on Monday, July 27 through Sunday, August 16, guests will have the opportunity to donate $1 to support The Jimmy Fund and The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
In return for their contributions, guests will receive a coupon booklet filled with savings on D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches most popular menu items, Jimmy Fund information and a detachable "End of Season Red Sox" schedule. This year's campaign includes restaurants in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut, Maine, and New Hampshire.
The funds from the D'Angelo's Grilled Sandwiches coupon book program support cancer care and research for adult and pediatric patients at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA. The research being conducted at Dana-Farber benefits cancer patients from around the world.
"The Jimmy Fund provides hope and vital services through the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and we are happy to raise funds to support these services and help battle cancer," said Rick Wolf, president and CEO of Papa Gino's, Inc., parent company of D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches. "D'Angelo is proud of its partnership with the Red Sox, WEEI and NESN and values the support these organizations have given the Jimmy Fund."
Wolf will make the final D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches donation during the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund telethon airing on August 27 and 28.
D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches is the official sandwich of the Red Sox. This season D'Angelo has increased its participation with the Red Sox, recently introducing the Lobster Nation campaign and sponsoring the highly popular Catch of the Day on NESN. The Catch of the Day features the best and most entertaining catches by fans in the stands and ties in with D'Angelo's popular Lobster line. D'Angelo's Lobster Sandwich line, available from April through October, is sold at D'Angelo's throughout New England, and its Lobster Roll is now available at Fenway Park. D'Angelo's Lobster Nation Lineup includes D'Angelo's Traditional Lobster Sandwich, Baked Stuffed Lobster and Lobster Roll. D'Angelo recently launched a Lobster Nation Meal Deal, which includes a small Lobster Sandwich, chips and a drink.
Guests may redeem the coupons they receive in appreciation of their contributions at participating D'Angelo Sandwich Shops. For more information or a directory of local restaurants for both chains, visit http://www.papaginos.com.
About Papa Gino's, Inc.
Based in Dedham, Massachusetts, Papa Gino's, Inc. is the parent company of Papa Gino's and D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches. Papa Gino's, Inc. operates more than 370 company-owned and franchised Papa Gino's, D'Angelo and dual-location restaurants and employs more than 5,000 people. Both D'Angelo and Papa Gino's are committed to providing high-quality products, attentive service, clean, convenient, attractive restaurants, and a premium value experience for every guest. The company culture, which is characterized by its values, a strong work ethic and the fair treatment of people, includes a large number of people who have spent their entire working lives in these restaurants, keeping the passion for excellence alive. For more information about Papa Gino's, Inc. and its brands, please visit http://www.papaginos.com.
About the Jimmy Fund
The Jimmy Fund supports the fight against cancer at Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, helping to raise the chances of survival for children and adults with cancer around the world. Since 1948, the generosity of millions of people has helped the Jimmy Fund save countless lives by furthering cancer research and care. Unrestricted support from the Jimmy Fund is an integral part of Mission Possible: The Dana-Farber Campaign to Conquer Cancer, a $1 billion capital campaign to accelerate cancer research, speed development of life-saving therapies, and expand the Institute's signature patient- and family-centered care.