Southington Burger King supports Dana-Farber Cancer Institute fundraiser

Untitled-1Burger King customers can help fight cancer from July 25 through Sept. 4 by contributing to the Jimmy Fund through the A Chance for Kids & Families program at participating Burger King restaurants in New England and throughout New York and New Jersey, including the restaurant at 800 Queen St. in Southington.

With a $1 contribution, customers will receive a guaranteed win promotion card featuring prizes ranging from all-inclusive trips to Cancun from TNT Vacations, powered by Funjet Vacations, American Airlines AAdvantage miles, theme park tickets, Valvoline Instant Oil Change services, to food prizes from Burger King restaurants. No purchase or contribution is necessary to enter or win. Complete promotion details can be found at participating locations.

“Cancer is an evil in this world that does not discriminate who it targets,” said New England Franchisee Association, Burger King president Laurie Anne Palmer in a press release. “In one way or another during our lifetime either personally or through our loved ones, cancer will invade our lives.  The Burger King community in New England and beyond is proud to partner with The Jimmy Fund and do our part to strengthen their ability to fight cancer.”

Over the past 16 years, participating Burger King restaurants have raised more than $12.5 million for cancer research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The funds from this program not only benefit patients and their families from New England, but from around the world.

“Each year Burger King franchisees, employees, and their restaurant guests have continued to fund cancer research and improve patient care at Dana-Farber,” said assistant VP of corporate partnerships at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Division of Development & the Jimmy Fund in a press release.

For more information about the Jimmy Fund or A Chance for Kids & Families, including official rules and an alternate method of entry, visit a participating Burger King restaurant, visit JimmyFund.org, or call the Jimmy Fund at (617) 582-9675.

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