Jan. 22, 2015, 1:56 p.m.

Jersey Mike's Subs opening and is partnering with the Gingerbread House in Morganton for a great cause.

The new Jersey Mike’s Subs opened in Morganton Heights Shopping Center on Wednesday, January 21st and, as part of its grand opening, the eatery will be supporting The Gingerbread House in Morganton.

Franchise owners and brothers Patrick Dillingham and Phillip Dillingham will hold a free sub fundraiser from Wednesday to Sunday to support The Gingerbread House in Morganton. The Gingerbread House is designed to help streamline child abuse cases, prosecute the offender and provide treatment for victims. Jersey Mike’s is circulating 10,000 coupons in the community with the offer of a free regular sub for a minimum $1 donation to The Gingerbread House. Customers must have a coupon to be eligible, according to information from the restaurant. “Supporting The Gingerbread House for our grand opening fundraiser is an opportunity to raise money for a good cause and invite customers to try Jersey Mike’s highly authentic product,” said Owner Patrick Dillingham. “At Jersey Mike’s we are committed to making a difference in the community. Phil and I grew up in Nebo, so we’re excited to open a Jersey Mike’s close to home. The agency extends our gratitude and sincere thanks for this local support. The offer ends this coming Sunday, January 25th.