Eat with us during the week Nov 30-Dec 6 at Brixx Pizza as they donate 100% of their kid’s meal sales to ISF and pediatric cancer.
During a time when many are in need, STIR is supporting the Isabella Santos Foundation, a Charlotte-based charity, by donating a portion of their proceeds during the month of November.
GIVE BLOOD AND SAVE A CHILD’S LIFE
Isabella Santos Foundation to partner with OneBlood for community blood drive
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 2, 2020) — The Isabella Santos Foundation (ISF) is teaming up with OneBlood on March 7-9th, to host blood drives throughout the Charlotte area on what would have been Isabella’s 15th birthday to honor her life and legacy. Isabella Santos passed away at age seven from a five-year battle with neuroblastoma, a rare type of pediatric cancer. During her treatment, she received numerous blood and platelet transfusions. “OneBlood has been an incredible partner and supporter throughout Isabella’s cancer journey and with our efforts to carry on her legacy to impact the lives of children with cancer,” says Erin Santos, executive director and president of the Isabella Santos Foundation. “We hope you will join us to help honor Isabella’s life and legacy bringing in a record number of blood units for our community over these several days.”
This will be the Isabella Santos Foundation’s largest blood drive yet with locations and mobile units across the city. For every confirmed donation, OneBlood will generously donate $10 back to ISF.
“We have long valued our relationship with the Isabella Santos Foundation, which is the spirit and manifestation of Isabella’s legacy of community support and caring,” said Martin Grable, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development at OneBlood. “It is very rewarding to partner with such a passionate and highly successful group of people dedicated to raising awareness of rare childhood cancers. We encourage the public to make a difference by rolling up their sleeves and giving blood in memory of Isabella [Santos] and to save local lives.”
Check out the full list of March 7-9 donation locations and times below:
Isabella Santos Center in Ballantyne
12239 N. Community House Road
Saturday & Sunday, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
4447 South Blvd
Saturday & Sunday, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, 10 am to 8:00 pm
OneBlood’s Big Red Bus Mobile Units
Isabella Santos Center
12239 N. Community House, Charlotte
Saturday, 8:00 am – 3 pm
Stonecrest /Jersey Mike’s
7716 Rea Road, Charlotte
Saturday & Sunday, 12 pm to 5 pm
1915 Randolph Rd, Charlotte
Monday, 9:00 am to 4 pm
2921 N. Tryon St
Sunday, 12 am to 5 pm
Appointments can be made here.
To view the ISF Blood Drive social share kit, click here.
About Isabella Santos Foundation
The Isabella Santos Foundation (ISF) is a 501(c)3 childhood cancer foundation dedicated to raising funds for research for rare pediatric cancers, and charities that directly impact the lives of children with cancer. ISF was founded in honor of Isabella Santos from Charlotte, N.C. who lost her battle against neuroblastoma. ISF is committed to improving rare pediatric cancer treatment options in an effort to increase the survival rate of kids with cancer so they can live their dreams. ISF has donated nearly $4 million to date to expand the scope of pediatric cancer research and treatment, and to fill various needs surrounding childhood cancers. For more information, visit www.isabellasantosfoundation.org or connect with ISF on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
OneBlood is the local nonprofit, community-based blood center and the primary blood supplier to the region’s hospitals. OneBlood collects blood and blood products from volunteer donors in the community to return to the community at the lowest possible cost consistent with the highest possible standards. OneBlood is a member of America’s Blood Centers, North America’s largest network of community-based, independent blood centers that provide more than 50 percent of the nation’s blood supply. For more information on hosting a blood drive or donating blood in your area, click here. Connect with OneBlood on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
CHANGE FOR PEDIATRIC CANCER IS JUST A FEW BITES AWAY
Isabella Santos Foundation Kicks off “Month of Giving” with partner Jersey Mike’s in March
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 27, 2020) — The Isabella Santos Foundation (ISF) is joining forces again this year with its charitable partner, Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants. Jersey Mike’s Subs has 43 participating locations throughout the greater Charlotte area. For the Annual March “Month of Giving” campaign to raise funds for pediatric cancer research, customers can make a donation to the Isabella Santos Foundation at any participating Jersey Mike’s restaurants. Proceeds from 100% of the cookie sales at the participating Jersey Mike’s restaurants during the month of March will also go back to the Isabella Santos Foundation.
The pinnacle of the campaign will be on Jersey Mike’s “Day of Giving” on Wednesday, March 25, when all 43 of the participating Jersey Mike’s restaurants will give 100 percent of the day’s sales directly to the Isabella Santos Foundation.
On Day of Giving, nationwide, local Jersey Mike’s owners and operators will donate their resources and every single dollar that comes in towards more than 200 different charities including hospitals, youth organizations, food banks and more.
In 2019, $167,319.87 was raised during Jersey Mike’s Month of Giving for the Isabella Santos Foundation and pediatric cancer research! Since 2018 more than $300,000 has been raised!
“As a brand, Jersey Mike’s is very passionate about giving back. We don’t give to get, we give to give,” says Jersey Mike’s Charlotte Franchise Owner, Nick Smith. He continues, “With that being part of our culture and being a dad myself, it was a natural fit for the greater Charlotte franchisees to partner with the Isabella Santos Foundation. Erin Santos and her amazing team’s commitment to finding a cure for pediatric cancer is contagious. We are honored to be part of that team and look forward to many years of partnering with them during the Month of Giving.”
For a list of the 43 participating restaurants in the greater Charlotte area and for more information on how you can show your support, visit the ISF website here. Everyone is invited to come into a local Jersey Mike’s restaurant and enjoy a delicious sub meal.
Last year’s Month of Giving campaign raised more than $7.3 million for 200 local charities nationwide. Since 2010, Jersey Mike’s locations throughout the country have raised more than $41 million for local charities and distributed more than 2 million free sub sandwiches to help numerous causes.
“I just wanted to take a minute to say thank you to you and the entire Jersey Mike’s crew for the generous Month of Giving to the Isabella Santos Foundation,” says Melissa Scanlon, Charlotte Cancer Mom. “My daughter was diagnosed with cancer on her 3rd birthday and received outstanding care at Levine Children’s so I know firsthand what you are helping to support there. ISF has done so much to expand the treatment options for children and support these families in our community. Your donation and partnership are huge in making that happen.”
For more information about Jersey Mike’s Subs Month of Giving and how you can support the Isabella Santos Foundation during the month of March, learn more here.
For images from last year’s campaign, please click here.
About Isabella Santos Foundation
The Isabella Santos Foundation (ISF) is a 501(c)3 childhood cancer foundation dedicated to raising funds for research for rare pediatric cancers, and charities that directly impact the lives of children with cancer. ISF was founded in honor of Isabella Santos from Charlotte, N.C. who lost her battle against neuroblastoma. ISF is committed to improving rare pediatric cancer treatment options in an effort to increase the survival rate of kids with cancer so they can live their dreams. ISF has donated over $4 million to date to expand the scope of pediatric cancer research and treatment, and to fill various needs surrounding childhood cancers. For more information, visit www.isabellasantosfoundation.org or connect with ISF on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
About Jersey Mike’s Subs
Jersey Mike’s, a fast-casual sub sandwich franchise with more than 1,500 locations open and under development nationwide, believes that making a sub sandwich and making a difference can be one and the same. Jersey Mike’s offers A Sub Above®, serving authentic fresh sliced subs on freshly baked bread – the same recipe it started within 1956 – and is passionate about giving back to its local communities. For more information, please visit www.jerseymikes.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.