Local Subways provide 200,000 meals to food banks

The Santa Clara County Library District is now accepting food donations at several SCCLD locations.

The results are in from the September campaign by Subway restaurants – both in the Bay Area and across the county – to support local food banks and serve hungry families.

According to a news release, the Bay Area effort was successful enough to support 200,000 meals at Feeding America food banks here in our region.

To participate back in September, which was Hunger Action Month, any Subway guest could purchase a sub, salad, or wrap with any drink and chips or cookies. For every two meals purchased, Subway restaurants donated a meal to a local food bank.

One local Subway developer thanked the restaurant chain’s patrons for helping the effort’s success.

“This is only possible through the support from our local franchises and their loyal customers,” said Akki Patel, CEO of the Letap Group.

Nationwide, more than 8,000 Subway restaurants participated, providing 4.8 million meals to food banks in their regions.

Akki Patel of Letap Group & Subway donating funds for meals at Silicon Valley Food Bank