It's a Bird! It's a Plane! No, it's The Jack in the Box Foundation Bowl-a-Thon!
Company raises $60,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters at Superhero-themed Event
EL CAJON, Calif. – More than 300 Jack in the Box® employees, families and friends took to the lanes at Parkway Bowl in El Cajon on Saturday, Sept. 22, to raise $60,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS). The Jack in the Box Foundation sponsored the two-hour bowl-a-thon, which featured a superhero theme. Proceeds from the event will help fund Operation Bigs, a program at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base that provides mentors, primarily from the military, to kids whose parents are deployed overseas. The Foundation helped launch the unique mentoring program in 2004.
About Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest, largest and most effective youth mentoring organization in the U.S. It has been the leader in one-to-one youth services for more than a century, developing positive relationships that have a direct and lasting impact on the lives of young people. Big Brothers Big Sisters mentors children, ages six through 18, in communities across the country. To volunteer or donate, visit www.bbbs.org.
About The Jack in the Box Foundation
Created in 1998, The Jack in the Box Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization funded by donations from Jack in the Box Inc., its employees, franchisees and vendors. The Foundation focuses the company’s charitable giving in order to make a greater impact in Jack in the Box® restaurant communities. The Foundation has contributed more than $3 million in financial and in-kind support to Big Brothers Big Sisters, its primary charitable partner since 1998. Locally, The Foundation is the largest corporate sponsor of Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County. Jack in the Box restaurants is one of the nation’s largest hamburger chains, with more than 2,100 restaurants in 17 states.