Jamba Juice Company, a leading healthy, active lifestyle brand proudly announces it will, for the second year in a row, commit to help raise funds and generate awareness for California programs of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA). The company has deployed various assets to support the AHA’s efforts to improve childhood heart and brain health, which include medical research, prevention, advocacy and community outreach focused on prevention of childhood obesity and detection of children’s congenital heart defects.
Jamba Juice previously reported that last year 81 stores raised nearly $75,000 – exceeding the Company’s 2013 fundraising goal. In 2014, more than 350 California Jamba Juice stores will once again engage consumers through the “Whirl’d Hearts” program from January 14 th through February 10 th. To recognize American Heart Month, the company will raise money for the AHA through a customer donation campaign - customers who done $1 to the AHA will receive a coupon sheet valued at $10 in savings on Jamba purchases and a “Whirl’d Heart” sticker to display the customer’s name in the Jamba store. As an added bonus, from February 4 th through February 10 th, – Jamba Juice will donate $1 to the AHA for every oatmeal sold, up to a maximum of $25,000.
Promoting volunteerism through Jamba’s Team Up For a Healthy America initiative…Save a life learn CPR.
Jamba and the AHA will partner to educate Jamba Team Members and the larger community on life-saving skills, including “Hands Only CPR” training. Jamba will activate additional fundraisers in the San Francisco Bay Area to support the AHA’s Heart of Gold Ball, including a silent and virtual auction and golf tournament.“I am pleased with the way our organization gets involved in supporting the important work that the American Heart Association is doing”, said Jamba chairman, president and CEO James D. White, who served as the 2013 Chairman of this year’s AHA’s Heart of Gold campaign, a year-long effort to raise $1 million. “It is imperative that we care for our future generations, especially those children who do not have access to nutritious food and safe community parks and centers in which to play.”