The pizza brand will donate $1 of every order that includes a pizza
to aid JJ Watt's Houston Flood Relief Fund and The Salvation Army's
disaster relief effort
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The Papa John's family sends our thoughts and prayers to everyone
devastated by Hurricane Harvey.
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Papa John's has committed to donate a minimum of $500,000 to relief for victims of Hurricane Harvey. (Graphic: Business Wire)
"We know the people of the city of Houston and south Texas will be back
on their feet soon given their strong will, determination, and resolve,"
said Papa John, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Papa John's. "We truly
respect the hard work of all the first responders on the front lines and
that's why Houston Papa John's stores continue to provide free pizza to
first responders and have delivered more than 3,000 pizzas at NRG
Stadium to feed those displaced by the storm."
This Sunday, September 3, Papa John's has committed to donate a minimum
of $500,000 to relief for victims of Hurricane Harvey. The pizza brand
will donate a portion of every order that includes a pizza to aid JJ
Watt's Houston Flood Relief Fund and The Salvation Army's disaster
Papa John's urges its customers to consider donating to Harvey relief,
whether it's JJ
Watt's Houston Flood Relief Fund, The
Salvation Army or other official fundraising or donation efforts.
About Papa John's
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John's International,
Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world's third-largest pizza delivery company.
For 16 of the past 18 years, consumers have rated Papa John's No. 1 in
customer satisfaction among all national pizza chains in the American
Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Papa John's is the Official Pizza
Sponsor of the National Football League, the Official Pizza of
Major League Baseball and the Official Pizza Partner of the National Hot
Rod Association (NHRA). For more information about the company or to
order pizza online, visit Papa John's at www.papajohns.com.
Also visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PapaJohns,
Twitter at http://twitter.com/PapaJohns,
YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/papajohns,
Instagram at www.instagram.com/papajohns,
and Pinterest at www.pinterest.com/papajohnspizza.
Looking to be a part of something Better? Join the Papa John's Pizza
Family at www.papajohns.com/careers/ and www.papajohns.com/franchise.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, established in London in 1865, has been supporting
those in need without discrimination for more than 135 years in the U.S.
More than 25 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation
Army each year through a range of social services: food for the hungry,
relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to
the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless, and
opportunities for underprivileged children. For every dollar donated to
The Salvation Army, 82 cents are used to support those services in 5,000
communities nationwide. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need
across the country with the Human Needs Index (HumanNeedsIndex.org). For
more information, go to SalvationArmyUSA.org or follow on Twitter
About Justin J. Watt Foundation//Houston Flood Relief Fund
The Justin J. Watt Foundation's mission is to provide after-school
opportunities for children in the community to become involved in
athletics, so that they may learn the basic character traits of
accountability, teamwork, leadership, work ethic and perseverance while
in a safe and supervised environment with their peers.
Hurricane Harvey has taken a catastrophic toll on the city of Houston,
while leaving many stranded and in need of assistance. We must come
together and collectively help rebuild the aspects of our community
members lives that were damaged or lost. Any donation that you can
spare, no matter how large or small, is greatly appreciated. We will
come out of this stronger than ever. We are Texans. Visit
JJWFoundation.org for more information on how to support Houston Flood
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Papa John's International, Inc.
Peter Collins, 502-261-4233
Director, Public Relations
Source: Papa John's International, Inc.
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