MSU’s T.K. Martin Center to benefit from Jersey Mike’s Month, Day of Giving campaigns

Contact: Bethany Shipp

Month of Giving promotional graphicSTARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State’s T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability is partnering with Starkville’s Jersey Mike’s Subs for the national restaurant chain’s 14th annual Month of Giving fundraising campaign.

Throughout March, customers may round up the total of their orders as donations at checkout or through Jersey Mike’s mobile app. The campaign will culminate with the Day of Giving on March 27, when 100% of the day’s sales at Starkville’s Jersey Mike's will benefit the center. The restaurant is located at 831 MS-12 Suite A, next to Zaxby's.

“We are thrilled to partner with Starkville’s Jersey Mike’s for the third consecutive year,” said Kasee K. Stratton-Gadke, executive director of the Mississippi Institute on Disabilities, which houses the T.K. Martin Center. “Our goal is to reach $10,000 this year, and with Jersey Mike’s commitment to local charities, the T.K. Martin Center can continue its mission to empower individuals with disabilities across Mississippi. By supporting us, the community contributes to making a lasting impact on lives and fostering a more inclusive future. We invite everyone to support us throughout the month of March.”

Teresa Jayroe, dean of MSU’s College of Education, added, “We are thankful to Starkville’s Jersey Mike’s for their support of the T.K. Martin Center through the Month of Giving campaign. Their generosity not only highlights their shared commitment to helping individuals with disabilities but also sets a remarkable example of community partnership.”

The T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary evaluations and services to ensure individuals with disabilities continually benefit from technological solutions and advances in the field of assistive technology. Learn more about the center, housed in MSU’s College of Education, at

Since the Month of Giving launched in 2011, Jersey Mike’s has raised over $88 million for local charities. For more information about the national fundraising campaign, visit

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