Penn Station East Coast Subs Donates Almost $80,000 To Local Down Syndrome Associations
June 26, 2019 // Franchising.com // MILFORD, OHIO - Penn Station East Coast Subs has donated $79,371.57 to the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati (DSAGC) and the Miami Valley Down Syndrome Association (MVDSA). The donation is a combination of the funds raised during a round-up campaign at all 47 restaurants in Cincinnati and all 15 restaurants in Dayton and $50,000 from Penn Station, Inc.
“This is a cause our founder has been intimately involved with for more than 20 years,” said Craig Dunaway, president of Penn Station. “We’re grateful that our customers joined us in raising money for their local Down Syndrome Associations, so we can help support the great work these organizations do.”
The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati (DSAGC)’s mission is to empower individuals, educate families, enhance communities and together, celebrate the extraordinary lives of people with Down syndrome. Donations enable DSACG to do such things as offer workshops for parents and self-advocates on IEP’s or healthy relationships, offer free of charge early intervention therapies, provide ‘New Parents’ baskets and taxi vouchers for adults with DS. DSACG also supports a diverse set of community groups as well as funds special events like DSAGC’s Independent Living Retreat.
The Miami Valley Down Syndrome Association (MVDSA) is dedicated to providing information, resources, and support to the Down syndrome community. The association serves individuals with Down syndrome from diagnosis through adulthood and resources more than 200 families in eleven counties in the Miami Valley. Additionally, the MVDSA provides an average of 70 Opportunity Award scholarships to provide up to $500 in life-enriching opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome, helping them to reach their fullest potential.
Cincinnati-based Penn Station East Coast Subs features grilled sub sandwiches - including the chain’s renowned Philadelphia cheesesteak sandwich - and cold deli sandwiches made to order with high-quality ingredients on hearth-baked bread. The menu also includes fresh-cut fries, hand-squeezed lemonade and chocolate chunk cookies baked daily in the restaurant. Penn Station offers eat-in dining, carry out and catering.
About Penn Station East Coast Subs
Founded in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1985, Penn Station serves an assortment of hot and cold deli sandwiches, wraps and salads made to order with high-quality ingredients. The menu also includes fresh-cut fries, hand-squeezed lemonade made throughout the day and chocolate chunk cookies baked in the restaurant.
Penn Station has more than 310 locations in 15 states including Ohio, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. All but one location is franchised. As a franchisor, Penn Station is known for its outstanding profitability and return on investment. Penn Station was named one of the Best Franchises to Buy by Forbes in 2016 and 2018 and one of the Best Franchise Deals by QSR Magazine in 2016 and 2017.
Projections call for the opening of 10 to 15 restaurants nationwide in 2019. Penn Station is targeting Kansas City, Atlanta, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Nashville, Richmond and Raleigh for franchise expansion. For more information, visit www.penn-station.com.
SOURCE Penn Station East Coast Subs
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