Calgary Food Bank

Calgary Food Bank

December 22, 2010 18:54 ET

Jugo Juice Customers Raise $6000 for Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 22, 2010) - From December 6th to 19th, Jugo Juice customers were invited to donate $1 towards the "Share the Warmth" campaign in support of the Calgary Food Bank and Calgarians responded! $6,000 was donated, which translates into $24,000 worth of food that the Calgary Food Bank can distribute to Calgarians in need this holiday season!

"With over 45 locations in Calgary, we believe in supporting the community in which we operate" says Jason Cunningham, Jugo Juice co-founder. "The Share the Warmth campaign was successful primarily because of our loyal customers who came out to support a great cause this holiday season."

Media are invited to a cheque presentation and tour on Thursday December 23 at 9:30am at the Food Bank (5000 11 Street SE). Jugo Juice Co-Founders Jason and Derek, and Calgary Food Bank CEO James McAra will be in attendance.

About the Calgary Food Bank

The Calgary Food Bank is a crisis facility to feed Calgarians in need. Individuals and families receive hampers containing enough food for approximately one week, up to a maximum of seven hampers per year. For every $1 donated, the Food Bank can distribute $4 of food.

About Jugo Juice

Founded in Calgary in 1998, Jugo (pronounced JOO-go) Juice is a nationally recognized leader in healthy living. Jugo Juice contributes to a healthier society by educating consumers on their food and beverage choices, offering convenient locations as an alternative to other fast food options. The company is best known as the innovator behind the 'smoothie evolution', offering the only smoothie with over 5+ servings of real fruit and absolutely no sorbet or other unnatural fillers. Jugo Juice is currently operating 125 locations with another 20 under development opening in 2011. For more information on specific locations and product offerings, please visit www.jugojuice.com.

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