Saturday, August 2, 2014

FREE Subs for H20: Firehouse Subs H2O for Heroes Program Aids Local Fire Departments

*** Information subbmitted by Brittany M. - thank you ***


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Firehouse Subs is hosting its first annual H20 for Heroes program on Saturday, Aug. 2, at all Albuquerque restaurant locations. To cut the heat and sub cravings, the restaurant invites the community to donate one case of bottled water in exchange for one FREE medium sub*. The bottled water collected will be distributed to local fire departments through the H20 for Heroes program. As New Mexico is experiencing a fourth consecutive drought with 86 percent of the state in severe to exceptional drought conditions, water is considered a life-saving tool**. 
While this initiative represents the efforts of a local owner, the Firehouse Subs brand is familiar with giving back. Since 2005, the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation® has donated more than $23,964 worth of resources to first responders and public safety organizations in Albuquerque and $10.1 million nationwide. Past H20 for Heroes programs in the state of Arizona alone have raised more than 2,000 cases of water through this one-day event. 

Albuquerque restaurants participating in H20 for Heroes include:
  • Academy, 8050 Academy Rd. 
  • Cottonwood, 3707 Ellison Dr. NW
  • Montgomery Plaza, 4411 San Mateo Blvd, NE

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 Sorensen and Robin Sorensen, 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 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, Hearty & Flavorful, Under 500 calories. Firehouse Subs consistently ranks No. 1 among fast casual brands in the categories of food quality, friendly service, and taste and flavor. In 2014, Firehouse Subs was ranked No. 1 fast casual chain by Restaurant Business Magazine; consumers ranked the brand No. 1 for sandwich, friendly service, and accommodating children in the Market Force Information Study; and Firehouse Subs was ranked No. 1 consumer choice for pleasant and friendly service by Technomic’s 2014 Chain Restaurant Consumers’ Choice Awards.

*Case of water must contain 24 bottles. No purchase necessary. One sub per person, per case.
**As reported by the National Weather Service Weather Forecast

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