Wendy’s Denies Supporting Trump Campaign, Commits $500,000 for Social Justice Reform

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Wendy’s caught a ton of warmth on social media after false stories got here out that the fast-food chain had donated to Donald Trump’s reelection marketing campaign. Wendy’s responded on Wednesday exhibiting that they stand with Black individuals in search of change and pledged $500,000 for social justice reform.

“Our voice would be nothing without Black culture. Right now, a lot of people are hurting because of blatant racism against Black people. Their voices need to be heard. Period. #BlackLivesMatter” Wendy’s tweeted Wednesday night.

The half-million-dollar dedication will include receipts in accordance with the fast-food chain’s tweet. They plan to begin their philanthropy with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Wendy’s additionally addressed rumors that they had been donating to the Trump re-election marketing campaign which they deny in an try and preserve the enterprise apolitical.

In the approaching days, we’ll be utilizing our Twitter account to amplify Black voices. Because what’s the purpose of this massive platform if we don’t use it for what issues throughout occasions like these?

— Wendy’s (@Wendys) June three, 2020

We by no means have and can by no means contribute to a presidential marketing campaign. For the report our CEO has at all times saved that very same vitality too. Facts.

— Wendy’s (@Wendys) June three, 2020

Our voice could be nothing with out Black tradition. Right now, lots of people are hurting due to blatant racism in opposition to Black individuals. Their voices have to be heard. Period. #BlackLivesMatter

— Wendy’s (@Wendys) June three, 2020

We’re about placing our cash the place our mouth is. So right here’s our cash and right here’s our mouth. We are dedicated to donating $500ok to help social justice, the youth and schooling within the Black group beginning with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and we’ll have receipts.

— Wendy’s (@Wendys) June three, 2020

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