East Peoria, Illinois (WMBD) — Jersey Mike in East Peoria is raising money for EasterSeals.
The place accepts donations monthly, but Wednesday is donation day.
EasterSeals helps children with developmental disabilities and other special needs reach their full potential. Each purchase of Jersey Mike’s Tomorrow will go towards supporting the nonprofit’s mission. It’s usually a busy day for him, but employees say it will be a rewarding experience.
“We know tomorrow is going to be a blast. There’s a line out the door and tomorrow we’re going to do it for 12 hours in a row, but that’s what we’ve been preparing for all year and that’s what We’re excited about what we can do,” said sandwich shop operator Jonna LaRue.
LaRue went on to say that the location is looking to raise more than $10,000 for EasterSeals. They have already raised over $2,000 for him this month.