Burger King Corp. Donates $5,000 to iWin Joe Jonas Fun Run

MIAMI --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC) will present a $5,000 donation and cheer on participants of the iWin Joe Jonas Fun Run in San Antonio, Texas on Aug. 13. A sponsor of "The Jonas Brothers World Tour 2009," Burger King Corp.'s contribution will benefit the Jonas Brothers' Change for the Children Foundation, a charity supporting programs that motivate and inspire children to face adversity with confidence, determination and a will to succeed. The donations collected at this race will benefit the Special Olympics, an organization of which Joe Jonas is an avid supporter.

"Through our ongoing relationship with the Jonas Brothers, we have seen their commitment to helping others, and we're happy to contribute to a cause that's close to Joe's heart," said Cindy Syracuse, senior director, cultural marketing, Burger King Corp. "It's great to work with partners who value philanthropy and community service as much as we do, and we wanted to show our support through this donation."

Immediately following the 5K race, local Burger King Corp. franchisee Robes St. Juste will present Joe Jonas with a check for $5,000 on behalf of Burger King Corp. The run, led by Joe, begins at 8:15 am on Thursday, Aug. 13 at Sunset Station in San Antonio, Texas.


The BURGER KING® system operates more than 11,800 restaurants in all 50 states and in 74 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. Approximately 90 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. In 2008, Fortune magazine ranked Burger King Corp. among America's 1,000 largest corporations and Ad Week named it one of the top three industry-changing advertisers within the last three decades. Through its BK Positive StepsSM corporate responsibility program, the BURGER KING® system is committed to being a socially responsible brand in all areas of its business – food, people, the environment and corporate governance.

Source: Burger King Corp.


Share this Story:


comments powered by Disqus

Franchise News Room »

News By Industry »

Featured Opportunities

Operated in studios across the globe, HYPOXI is proven not only to be an effective weight loss solution for men and women, but is also a popular...
Scooter's Coffee
The success of the Scooter's Coffee franchise is based upon a commitment to quality products, fast and accurate service, and always delivering...
ShakeAway is a unique global company with stores popping up all over the world! Get involved in this fun, fast growing and profitable franchise now...
LemonShark Poke
We're not a stuffy, corporate franchise brand. Our brand culture emphasizes the idea of just being you, and have some fun building equity in your...
Speaking Roses
Speaking Roses gives you the opportunity to produce, sell, and distribute our patented product in your area using our very own flower printer....

Subscribe to Franchising.com Express

A Franchise Update Media Production
Franchise Update Media | P.O. Box 20547 // San Jose, CA 95160 // PH. (408) 402-5681
Copyright © 2001 - 2017. All Rights Reserved.

In Loving Memory Of Timothy Gardner (1987-2014)