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Jersey Mike’s 12th annual “Month of Giving” was capped off by what is the busiest day of the year for the sub giant on March 30.  “The Day of Giving” saw all 2,200+ franchises across the country donate 100% of their sales to the Special Olympics USA Games and when everything was said and done it resulted in a $20 million donation.  Some 5,000 very special athletes will take part in the event from June 5-12 in Orlando, Florida and Jersey Mike’s is the main sponsor.

As part of this the Law Enforcement Torch Run which began in Chicago will stop in Point Pleasant Beach on Tuesday (May 24) with a special ceremony at Donald T. Fioretti Field at the Antrim Middle School.  That location has special meaning to Peter Cancro, the founder and CEO of Jersey Mike’s who played on that field as a member of the Garnett Gulls football team.

We talked about that, why he wanted to support the Special Olympics and more.

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