Al's Pals fundraises at Jason's Deli

John Palmer

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The local nonprofit organization Al’s Pals partnered with Jason’s Deli Wednesday to raise money for the organization.

Patrons of Jason’s Deli who mentioned Al’s Pals from 5 to 10 p.m. donated 15 percent of sales from their meals.

Al’s Pals is a mentoring program for children that works with local elementary schools. Two days out of the week, members of the organization meet to mentor and tutor children at Central Elementary, McKenzie Court Community Center, Maxwell Elementary and Northington Elementary.

“We were really thankful that people came out to support Al’s Pals,” said Jasmine Reese, president of Al’s Pals .

For more information on Al’s Pals or how to apply as a mentor, visit New member applications for spring 2016 will be accepted until Jan. 26.