WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The Woodbridge Applebee’s on the mall wish to thank the whole group for donating to their back-to-school provide drive.
The Woodbridge Middle Applebee’s had a college bus parked outdoors the restaurant from Aug. 10 – Aug. 16 and the group was requested to donate any faculty provides they had been ready.
The Applebee’s raised simply near $2,000 in money funds, plus provides. The Woodbridge group generously stuffed the bus with backpacks, spiral notebooks, markers and highlighters, crayons, hand sanitizer, Lysol wipes, three-ring binders and extra. Plus, Applebee’s had a pancake fundraiser the place youngsters ate free on Aug. 13. The restaurant donated 10 p.c of all restaurant gross sales that day to Woodbridge public colleges.
All of the provides and a $2,000 test had been offered to Woodbridge faculty superintendent Joe Massimino and Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac.
“Our firm has a really lengthy heritage of supporting the communities we serve, and this program holds a particular place in our coronary heart, as a result of we perceive the essential function faculty provides make in serving to college students succeed,” mentioned Tim Doherty, president of Doherty Enterprises and proprietor of the Applebee’s franchises that did this, in Lengthy Island, New Jersey and Florida. “We take nice satisfaction in serving to the longer term leaders of tomorrow!”