December 05, 2014 // Franchising.com // Columbia, S.C. - Bojangles' announced that it raised over $14,000 for Christ Central Medical Care (CCMC) with the help of its generous customers in the Midlands. Throughout September and October, 24 local Bojangles' restaurants donated 50 cents for every sweet potato pie sold to help support CCMC, a leading free medical clinic in Columbia.
During the two-month fundraising period, a remarkable 29,443 sweet potato pies were purchased by Bojangles' customers. Restaurants that participated in this fundraiser included locations in Newberry, Lexington, Richland and Sumter counties.
"We're so appreciative of our generous customers that helped raise such a significant amount of money for Christ Care Medical Center, an organization that helps so many people right here in the Midlands," said Tony Birch, Bojangles' South Carolina Marketing Coordinator. "We're honored to have the opportunity to present Christ Care Medical Center with this donation made possibly through the support of our customers."
CCMC is a free medical, dental and optometry clinic in Columbia designed to serve patients without insurance or the means to pay. The organization is supported 100 percent through sponsorships, donations and volunteers.
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Founded in 1977 in Charlotte, N.C., Bojangles' Restaurants Inc. serves unique menu items honoring traditional, Southern recipes, such as delicious, world-famous chicken, made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits, flavorful fixin's and Legendary Iced Tea®. Bojangles' boasts more than 600 locations in 10 states, primarily in the Southeast, and the District of Columbia as well as three international restaurants. For more information, visit www.bojangles.com or follow Bojangles' on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.