Capriotti's Sandwich Shop Launches Thanksgiving Food Drive
November 04, 2013 // Franchising.com // LAS VEGAS – Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop is partnering with the Las Vegas Rescue Mission to collect non-perishable food donations at all Las Vegas Capriotti’s locations to provide those in need with a Thanksgiving meal. From November 4, 2013 through November 23, 2013, guests can drop off donations in specially marked bins at any Las Vegas Capriotti’s. Those who donate five or more items will receive a free small to medium sandwich upsize.
Last year, the Las Vegas Rescue Mission served approximately 1,800 Thanksgiving meals and distributed Thanksgiving food baskets to nearly 2,000 homes in the community. This year, Capriotti’s is supporting the Mission by collecting dry, canned and other non-perishable food items to feed even more members of the local community during the Thanksgiving holiday. The Capriotti’s Support Center staff is also volunteering at the Mission to serve meals on November 26, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to give back to the community and help during the organization’s busiest times of the year. In addition to the sandwich franchise’s efforts, Butterball, a longtime supplier of Capriotti’s turkeys, is donating 20 turkeys to the charitable cause.
"Capriotti’s is eager to give back to the community and we want to encourage our fans to do the same by donating to the food drive in the spirit of Thanksgiving," said Ashley Morris, CEO of Capriotti’s. "Every family deserves to have a happy Thanksgiving Day celebration and we want to do our part, so partnering with the Las Vegas Rescue Mission is the right thing to do."
For a full list of locations and to learn more about Capriotti's Sandwich Shop, please visit www.capriottis.com. To learn more about the Las Vegas Rescue Mission, please visit www.vegasrescue.org.
About Capriotti’s Sandwich Company
Founded in 1976, Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, is an award-winning sandwich shop that remains true to their 37 year tradition of slow-roasting whole, all natural turkeys in-house every day. Capriotti’s fresh ingredients, homemade subs and unique menu items have won numerous accolades including being named one of the "10 Great Places for a Surprising Sandwich" by USA Today and is a recent winner of "Best of" awards in Delaware, Las Vegas, Dallas, Quad Cities, Eastern Shore and San Diego. Capriotti’s cold, grilled and vegetarian subs, cheese steaks and salads are available at more than 95 company-owned and franchise locations in 13 states across the U.S. including: Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Wisconsin, Nevada and Utah. Their signature sub, The Bobbie®, was voted "The Greatest Sandwich in America" by thousands of readers across the country and reported by AOL.com. For more information, visit www.capriottis.com.
About The Las Vegas Rescue Mission
The Las Vegas Rescue Mission has been assisting homeless men, women and children in the community for over 40 years. Since our beginning in 1970, the Mission has been providing food to the hungry every day, providing shelter to the homeless, and providing an addiction recovery and back-to-work program for those who have lost their way. Last year alone we served nearly 350,000 meals, provided nearly 50,000 nights of shelter, gave clothing and basic need items to over 16,000 needy men, women and children, assisted over 40 families go from homeless to a home, and saw 64 men and women complete the year long recovery program and return to the workplace. For more information, visit www.vegasrescue.org
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