Johnnie Walker Announces JWToastToDad Campaign to support Fathers
09 June 2020 | 3:11 pm
With thousands of businesses facing unprecedented challenges, Johnnie Walker is introducing the JWToasttoDad campaign designed to help fathers who are in need of extra help right now. Johnnie Walker is donating N5000 up to N5M million every time someone shares a post about their dad or a father figure using #JWToasttoDad.
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