Salvation Army, Claim Jumper partnering for a tasty fundraiser - Tucson News Now

Salvation Army, Claim Jumper partnering for a tasty fundraiser

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Salvation Army needs the public's help making up for funds it lost during its annual Holiday Red Kettle campaign and all they need to do is be willing to eat.

Claim Jumper is partnering with the Salvation Army to help bridge this gap in fundraising.  The Broadway location, near El Con in midtown (3961 E. Broadway) is the participating restaurant. 

All people have to do to help raise funds is eat between 11 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. today. The restaurant will donate 15 percent of a diner's pre-taxed food and drink purchase to the Salvation Army. 

Officials with the Salvation Army have said they experienced an $83,000 shortfall during their Red Kettle Campaign over the holidays, so they are holding mini-fundraisers like this one to try and make up for the gap. 

The money raised will go to the general operating fund that keeps social services, hospitality and utility assistance programs going.  If they are not able to make up the funds, Salvation Army officials say they may have to consider slimming down some programs like the ones just mentioned during the summer months. 

For those who plan on eating at the Claim Jumper today and want to help, they have to present a flyer in order for the funds to be donated. 

To print the flyer click here - http://media.wix.com/ugd/0af972_74749018d51348938457784870597469.pdf

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