Hungry Jacks asks R U OK?

By AdNews | 30 July 2014

Hungry Jacks and the R U OK? Foundation are joining forces in the lead up to R U OK? Day in bid to help start a national conversation that could save lives.

The fast food chain will be the principal sponsor for the not-for-profit and aims to help R U OK? connect with more Australians by sharing tips on how to start a conversation and collecting donations in its 370 restaurants in the lead up to the fund-raising and awareness of September.

Hungry Jack’s national marketing director, Paul Tredinnick, said: “Hungry Jack’s is proud to partner with R U OK? to help it empower more Australians, including Hungry Jack’s 16,500 staff, to have regular, meaningful conversations that can make a real difference.

“The partnership provides us with a valuable opportunity to give back to the 370 communities that support us in a worthwhile way,” he said.

As part of Hungry Jack’s partnership, it will sponsor the R U OK? Conversation Bus, which will launch in Darwin on Thursday, 7 August and travel 12,000km across Australia.

The R U OK? Conversation Bus will visit 18 communities during its journey, hosting events at schools, sporting clubs and community groups and stopping at13 Hungry Jack’s restaurants.

R U OK? general manager, Brendan Maher said R U OK? is excited to partner with Hungry Jack’s and work with them to make a real difference.

“Thanks to this exciting new partnership with Hungry Jack’s, R U OK? will be able to reach out to all corners of Australia and help build stronger, more resilient communities.”

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