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PRESS RELEASE
MORE THAN $17,000 AWARDED TO
KIOWA FIRE    PROTECTION DISTRICT

WHAT
Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is celebrating the donation of much-needed fire equipment to the Kiowa Fire Protection District.

DONATION DESCRIPTION
Kiowa Fire Protection District received $17,349.50 for the purchase of general firefighting equipment and three programmable radios for their wild land vehicles. Most of the firefighting performed by the District is fighting wildfires. With this equipment the firefighters will be able to more effectively protect the community and offer assistance to other communities locally and regionally.

ABOUT FIREHOUSE SUBS PUBLIC SAFETY FOUNDATION
In 2005, Firehouse Subs created the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation with the mission of providing funding, life-saving equipment, and educational opportunities to first-responders and public safety organizations. Through the non-profit 501©(3), Firehouse subs has given more than $14 million to hometown heroes in 43 states and Puerto Rico, including more than $225,000 in Colorado.

IN-RESTAURANT FUNDRAISING INITIATIVES
Each Restaurant recycles leftover, five-gallon pickle buckets and sells them to guests for $2. Donation canisters an register counters explain the non-profit’s mission and collect spare change, while the Round-Up Program allows guests to “round-up” their bill to the nearest dollar. All funds raised benefit the Foundation.

ABOUT FIREHOUSE SUBS
Firehouse Subs is a fast casual restaurant chain with a passion for Hearty and Flavorful Food, Heartfelt Service and Public Safety, founded by brothers and former firefighters Chris Sorenson and Robin Sorenson. Firehouse Subs is a brand built on decades of fire and police service, steaming hot subs piled higher with the highest quality meats and cheeses, and its commitment to saving lives through the creation of the Firehouse subs Public safety Foundation. The founders are the real deal, the food is their creation, and the company is built upon a family of franchise operators who share their same passion for serving others. In 2014, Firehouse subs debuted nationwide a new low-calorie menu, under 500 calories. Firehouse subs consistently ranks No. 1 among fast casual brands in the category of food quality, friendly service, and taste and flavor. In 2015, Firehouse Subs was ranked no. 1 consumer choice for welcoming and comfortable atmosphere by Technomic’s 2015 Chain Restaurant Consumers’ Choice Awards, and the brand produced the second-fastest growth in U.S. Franchise units as ranked by Nation’s Restaurant News.

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Facts:
43 States
900 plus restaurants
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla.

 

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