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Donate Life West Virginia teams up with Wendy’s® to promote organ, tissue and cornea donation awareness during Community Night

15 Wendy’s locations across West Virginia and Ohio to donate 10% of sales –

CHARLESTON, W.VA., Oct. 6, 2016 – Wendy’s® and Donate Life West Virginia are partnering to promote organ, tissue and cornea donation awareness at 15 Wendy’s restaurant locations in West Virginia and Ohio during the third annual Community Night being held from 4-8 p.m. tonight.

Participating Wendy’s locations will donate 10 percent of proceeds during the event to Donate Life West Virginia, a statewide initiative consisting of four organ procurement organizations (OPOs) that serve West Virginia and several Ohio counties.

“Organ, tissue and cornea donation touches many lives,” said Christy Conley, outreach coordinator, Donate Life West Virginia. “We are grateful to participating Wendy’s restaurants for helping us share the life-affirming message of donation with their communities.”

“I’m so thankful that my employer and Donate Life West Virginia are again helping raise awareness about the importance of registering to be an organ donor and giving the gift of life,” said Lisa Johnson, a donor mom and Wendy’s store manager in Ripley, West Virginia. Johnson’s daughter Nicole was an organ, tissue and cornea donor at age 26.

The following Wendy’s restaurants are participating in the third annual Community Night.

Ohio

  • 105 Pike St., Marietta
  • 550 East Main Street, Pomeroy
  • 1215 Washington Blvd., Belpre
  • 560 Carroll Street, New Lexington
  • 283 Muskingum Drive, Marietta

West Virginia

  • 380 North SR 2, New Martinsville
  • 3800 Emerson Ave., Parkersburg
  • 602 Gihon Road, Parkersburg
  • 1603 7th St. Parkersburg
  • 401 Washington Street, Ravenswood
  • 623 West Main Street, Ripley
  • Main Street, Spencer
  • 914 2nd Street, St. Mary’s
  • 2201 Grand Central Ave., Vienna
  • 84 Elizabeth Pike, Mineral Wells

About Donate Life West Virginia
Donate Life West Virginia is comprised of four federally-designated not-for-profit organ procurement organizations (OPOs) that are dedicated to promoting and coordinating the donation of organs and tissue for transplantation – Center for Organ Recovery & Education, Lifeline of Ohio, Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates and LifeNet Health. For more information, visit www.donatelifewv.org.

About The Wendy’s Company
The Wendy’s Company is the world’s third largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy’s system includes more than 6,500 franchise and Company restaurants in the United States and 28 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. For more information, visit www.wendys.com or www.aboutwendys.com.

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