Roundup for Special Olympics New York Comes to Jersey Mike’s Locations Across Long Island

Initiative Spearheaded by Board Member Mitch Cohen

Long Island, NY – This January, to kick off a new year of giving, Jersey Mike’s Subs throughout Long Island will offer their customers an opportunity to support Special Olympics New York athletes and programs by rounding up their change at the cashier. Mitch Cohen, a member of the Special Olympics NY Board of Directors and franchisee with Jersey Mike’s, has been instrumental in this effort.

“Nothing is better than being able to give back,” said Cohen. “Being part of the Special Olympics New York Board gives me the chance to do that and watch these amazing athletes continue to grow into the best people they can be.” 

“We are so grateful to Jersey Mike’s and most of all, its customers, for this generous campaign,” said Stacey Hengsterman, President and CEO of Special Olympics New York. “Mitch Cohen has been and continues to be an amazing advocate of our movement.” 

When customers make a purchase from participating Jersey Mike’s locations this January, they’ll be invited to round their change up to the nearest dollar to support Special Olympics New York. The following locations are participating: 

  • Bay Shore
  • Bayport
  • Bellmore
  • Bethpage
  • Carle Place
  • Commack
  • Deer Park
  • East Northport
  • Farmingdale
  • Freeport
  • Garden City Park
  • Hauppauge
  • Lake Ronkonkoma
  • Lindenhurst
  • Lynbrook
  • Massapequa Park
  • Oceanside
  • Port Jefferson Station
  • Selden
  • Stony Brook
  • Uniondale 

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About Special Olympics New York

Special Olympics New York is the largest state chapter in the country, serving more than 51,000 registered Athletes and Unified Partners across New York with year-round sports training, athletic competition, and health screenings. The organization also partners with about 250 schools statewide to offer Unified Sports, where students with and without disabilities compete as teammates. All Special Olympics New York programs are offered at no cost to athletes, their families or caregivers. The organization has earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar.com, making it one of the most trusted charities in the business nationally. For additional information about Special Olympics New York, to learn more about getting involved, or to make a donation, visit www.specialolympicsNY.org.

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