Jacksonville, FL – The Blake Bortles Foundation announced today that first responders will be able to eat for free starting tomorrow at three different Jacksonville area Jimmy John’s.
“We have all witnessed the brave and tireless work our community’s first responders have shown in recent days as they’ve responded to Irma. This is just a small way to show our appreciation and say thank you for their efforts and dedication to serving others,” said Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles.
Ellen and Philip Sheffield, owners of the three participating Jimmy John’s locations, say first responders in uniform or with an official badge will be able come in starting tomorrow, Friday Sept. 15th through Sunday Sept. 17th and enjoy a free sandwich, chips and a drink.
“We are happy to partner with the Blake Bortles Foundation to show fire fighters, police offices and all first responders that have our backs, that we have their backs,” said Ellen Sheffield.
Participating Jimmy John’s locations include:
- Jimmy Johns 11702 Beach Blvd – Drive Thru Available
- Hours: 10:30am – 12:00am (Fri – Sat), 10:30am – 10:00pm (Sun)
- Jimmy Johns 363 Atlantic Blvd
- Hours: 10:30am – 3am (Fri – Sat), 10:30am – 10pm (Sun)
- Jimmy Johns 5960 Beach Blvd
- Hours: 10:30am – 9:00pm (Fri – Sun)
About the Blake Bortles Foundation: Established in 2016, the Blake Bortles Foundation supports first responder organizations in Jacksonville and Oviedo as well as charities and organizations helping children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).