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Jack in the Box(R) Raises $300,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters at Annual Charity Golf Tournament

INDIAN WELLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 16, 2009-- The Jack in the Box Foundation recently held its annual charity golf tournament benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters and raised $300,000 for the non-profit organization, its primary charitable partner since 1998.

More than 350 Jack in the Box® franchisees, executives, employees and vendors turned out for the tournament at the Hyatt Grand Champions Resort in Indian Wells, Calif. Proceeds from the event, which included silent and live auctions, will help The Foundation support a variety of Big Brothers Big Sisters' programs. The Jack in the Box Charity Golf Tournament has raised more than $1.5 million for the youth-mentoring organization since 2004.

About Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters helps vulnerable children break negative odds. The children’s charity relies on donations to help recruit volunteers and reach more children. Funding is used to conduct background checks on volunteers to ensure child safety; and provide ongoing support for children, families and volunteers to build and sustain long-lasting relationships. The service is proven to reduce children’s risk of skipping school, behaving violently, using drugs and alcohol, and falling victim to other negative cycles. Headquartered in Philadelphia and with nearly 400 agencies across the country, Big Brothers Big Sisters serves more than a quarter million children. Learn how you can join the movement to change how children grow up in America by going to

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. (NASDAQ:JACK), 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 approximately $4 million in financial and in-kind support to Big Brothers Big Sisters, its primary charitable partner since 1998. Jack in the Box restaurants is one of the nation’s largest hamburger chains, with more than 2,180 restaurants in 18 states. For more information, visit

Source: Jack in the Box Inc.

Jack in the Box Inc.
Kathleen Anthony, (858) 571-2301
Media Relations Manager