Newk’s Cares Surpasses $500,000 Fundraising Milestone for Ovarian Cancer Research

October 12, 2016

Jackson, MS  (RestaurantNews.com)  Celebrating the beginning of its third year, Newk’s Cares – the ovarian cancer awareness movement spearheaded by fast-casual Newk’s Eatery – has reached a landmark fundraising milestone, having raised more than half a million dollars for the cause to date.

“At the start of Newk’s Cares, none of us could have predicted we would be passing the $500,000 mark two years in and have had the opportunity to engage hundreds of women and their loved ones in a conversation that has life-saving potential,” said Chris Newcomb, Newk’s Eatery’s CEO and Co-Founder.

Created in 2014, Newk’s