EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jamba Juice Company, a leading healthy, active lifestyle brand announced today that Jamba® stores in the D.C. area will encourage customers to donate $1 to the National Kidney Foundation and in return receive a Jamba Juice® coupon book with various deals for use on their next Jamba Juice visit. Customers of D.C. metro Jamba stores are invited to participate until June 8, 2014. All proceeds will help provide much needed funding for the treatment and prevention of kidney disease affecting one in nine American adults.
The National Kidney Foundation is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families, and tens of millions of Americans at risk.
“Jamba Juice is dedicated to having a positive impact on our communities and we are pleased to be partnering with the National Kidney Foundation to help raise awareness and funds for this important cause,” said Julie Washington, senior vice president and chief brand officer, Jamba Juice Company. “The fundraiser is a great way for our employees and customers to get involved and support the National Kidney Foundation.”
For all $1 donations, Jamba Juice customers will receive over $20 in coupons.
“Our partnership with Jamba Juice will directly impact many patients and families affected by kidney disease and help provide the funds needed for them to receive the necessary information and resources to assist them during a difficult time,” said Bruce Skyer, National Kidney Foundation Chief Executive Officer. “Early detection can help prevent the progression of kidney disease and save lives. Our goal is to increase early detection and the funds raised through this program will help us reach that goal.”
The Washington, D.C. Metro Area Jamba Juice locations participating in this program include:
- Dupont Circle – 1333 19th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036
- Union Station – 50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Space M133, Washington, DC 20002
- Westfield Montgomery Mall – 7101 Democracy Blvd, FC13, Bethesda, MD 20817
- Federal Plaza – 12266 E. Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852
About Jamba Juice Company
Founded in 1990, Jamba, Inc. 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 teas, and a variety of food items including hot oatmeal, breakfast wraps, sandwiches, Artisan Flatbreads™, baked goods, and snacks. As of April 1, 2014, there were 854 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).
About National Kidney Foundation
NKF is America’s largest and oldest health organization dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families, and tens of millions of people at risk. For more information, visit www.kidney.org