EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ:JMBA), a leading healthy, active lifestyle brand is today thanking its customers, employees and partners for contributing to Jamba’s broad social media campaign designed to garner aid and support for people in the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan. The Company had encouraged both employees and Jamba customers to rally together in making donations online, and committed to matching contributions received with Company contributions.
Jamba’s stated goal was to raise $50,000 in donations over a 3-week period, committing to match the first $25,000 raised from personal contributions with an additional $25,000 in matching Company funds. Employees, customers and partners were encouraged to make donations through a dedicated Crowdtilt page created for Jamba. Personal donations exceeded that goal with a total of $54,400 dollars contributed to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan through the American Red Cross.
Jamba operates franchise store locations in the Philippines through its franchise partner Fresh Healthy Juice Boosters, Inc., an affiliate of Max’s Group of Companies. “I am pleased that our team has once again risen to the occasion by drumming up support for those affected by this terrible tragedy,” said Jamba Juice chairman, president and CEO, James D. White. “Our family of customers, employees and partners has always illustrated a strong commitment to the community. We are thankful to all who rallied to our call to help make a difference for the people of the Philippines.”
About Jamba Juice Company
Founded in 1990, Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ: JMBA) is a leading restaurant retailer of better-for-you, specialty beverage and food offerings, which include great tasting, whole fruit smoothies, fresh squeezed juices and juice blends, hot coffee and teas, hot oatmeal, breakfast wraps, sandwiches, artisan flatbreads, and a variety of baked goods and snacks. As of October 1, 2013, there were 849 Jamba Juice store locations globally. Jamba is a proud sponsor of “Team Up for a Healthy America” in the fight against childhood obesity and encourages fans to join the Team Up community of celebrities, athletes and other leaders committed to getting kids active and involved at www.myhealthpledge.com. Fans of Jamba Juice can find out more about Jamba Juice's locations as well as specific offerings and promotions by visiting the Jamba Juice website at www.JambaJuice.com or by contacting Jamba’s Guest Services team at 1-866-4R-FRUIT (473-7848).