Jamba Juice Joins Forces with Folds of Honor to Build a Brighter Future for Gold Star Military Families
Signature Tumblers Sold Through Fourth of July will Benefit Student Scholarships
FRISCO, Texas - (BUSINESS WIRE) - May 26, 2017 - Jamba, Inc. (Nasdaq: JMBA), a leading lifestyle brand whose mission is to inspire and simplify healthy living, today announced its national partnership with Folds of Honor, a national non-profit committed to supporting the education of children and spouses of veterans killed or disabled while serving our nation.
Today through July 4, 2017, participating Jamba stores will sell signature tumblers to raise funds for educational scholarships in support of Folds of Honor’s mission. Two dollars from each tumbler purchased will benefit Folds of Honor, with the goal of raising at least $50,000 to assist in sending 10 or more students to college who share in Jamba’s mission of inspiring a healthier world. The custom Jamba tumblers were designed by past Folds of Honor scholarship recipients.
“Serving our communities, inspiring healthy living, and supporting education has been at the core of the Jamba brand since our beginning,” noted Dave Pace, CEO of Jamba Juice. “We’re humbled to partner with Folds of Honor this summer to support families of those that have sacrificed for our country.”
Anyone is able to make an additional impact by sharing their salute to service members and their families using #JambaSalute on social media. For each #JambaSalute post June 27-July 4, Jamba® will donate $2 to Folds of Honor, up to an additional $10,000 donation.
“Jamba has accepted our mission as their own and has made a commitment to generously assist in supporting the future of children of fallen and disabled service members,” said Major Dan Rooney, CEO and Founder of Folds of Honor. “We are proud to partner with Jamba and look forward to fulfilling our mission and providing scholarships to deserving families.”
About Jamba, Inc.
Jamba, Inc. (Nasdaq: JMBA) through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jamba Juice Company, is a healthful, active lifestyle brand with a robust global business driven by a portfolio of franchised and company-owned Jamba Juice® stores and Jamba Juice Express™ formats. Jamba Juice ® is a leading restaurant retailer of “better-for-you” specialty beverage and food offerings which include flavorful, whole fruit and vegetable smoothies, fresh squeezed juices and juice blends, Energy Bowls™, signature “boosts”, shots and a variety of food items including: hot oatmeal, breakfast wraps, sandwiches, Artisan Flatbreads™, baked goods and snacks.
There are over 900 Jamba Juice store locations globally, as of January 3, 2017. For more information visit www.jambajuice.com or contact Jamba’s Guest Services team at 1-866-4R-FRUIT (473-7848).
About Folds of Honor
Folds of Honor is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to families of military men and women who have fallen or been disabled while on active duty in the United States armed forces. Our educational scholarships support private education tuition and tutoring for children in grades K-12, as well as higher education tuition assistance for spouses and dependents. Founded in 2007 by Major Dan Rooney, an F-16 fighter pilot in the Oklahoma Air National Guard who served three tours of duty in Iraq, Folds of Honor is proud to have awarded more than 13,000 scholarships in all 50 states, as well as Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, including more than 2,500 in 2016 alone. For more information or to donate in support of a Folds of Honor scholarship, visit www.foldsofhonor.org.
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