Donate Life West Virginia and Wendy’s Celebrate Success of Organ Donation Awareness Campaign in West Virginia
WHO:Donate Life West Virginia, a statewide initiative consisting of the four organ procurement organizations (OPOs) that serve West Virginia and 56 area Wendy’s restaurants. WHAT: Wendy’s contributes $10,000 to Donate Life West Virginia following an awareness and fundraising campaign in honor of National Donate Life Month in April. National Donate Life Month encourages people to become organ, tissue and cornea donors and to learn about the importance of donation. WHEN: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. WHERE: Wendy’s in Huntington, WV DETAILS: Wendy’s partnership with Donate Life West Virginia kicked off April 3 at Wendy’s in Ripley, WV with a flag raising ceremony with donor mom and Wendy’s manager Lisa Johnson. On community night held on April 24, Wendy’s contributed 10% of all sales from 56 area Wendy’s restaurants to Donate Life West Virginia. Wendy’s generous contribution will support donor awareness programs and donor family resources. PHOTO: Check presentation where Wendy’s contributes $10,000 to Donate Life West Virginia. Pictured left to right include: Lisa Johnson, donor mom and restaurant manager in Ripley; Jason Brown, district manager; Jim Meadows, director of area operations – corporate; Chuck Adams, district manager; Ray Blackburn, franchisee of 28 stores; Holly Mitchell, CORE and Donate Life West Virginia; Mark Searle, senior vice president; Misty Enos, CORE and Donate Life West Virginia; Nasser Abdul, franchise area director; Rajeev Sabharwal, division vice president of Wendy’s.