Papa John’s to Support Kosair Children’s Hospital Through Its Homers for Heroes Campaign

  Papa John’s to Support Kosair Children’s Hospital Through Its Homers for
  Heroes Campaign

Business Wire

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- April 18, 2013

Papa John’s is taking a swing at helping fight childhood cancer by donating
$100 for every homerun hit by a Louisville Bats’ player this season at Slugger
Field, and $1,000 for every grand slam, through its Homers for Heroes
campaign. The donation will go to the Addison Jo Blair Cancer Care Center at
Kosair Children's Hospital.

Through its Homers for Heroes campaign, Papa John's will make a donation to
Kosair Children's Hospit ...

Through its Homers for Heroes campaign, Papa John's will make a donation to
Kosair Children's Hospital in the name of Sammy Johnson, also known as Super
Sammy, a 3-year-old boy from Columbus, Ohio fighting stage 4 Neuroblastoma.
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The donation will be made in the name of Sammy Johnson, also known as Super
Sammy, a 3-year-old boy from Columbus, Ohio, who has been fighting stage 4
Neuroblastoma for the past nine months. Papa John’s has been following and
supporting Super Sammy’s courageous fight through Facebook.

“Kosair Children’s Hospital is on the front lines of childhood cancer
treatment and clinical research every day and we are honored to support the
great work they do for children and families in the Louisville community and
beyond,” said John Schnatter, Papa John’s founder, chairman and CEO. “We are
honored to make this donation in the name of Super Sammy, who has inspired us
with his brave fight and positive attitude, and hope it will help raise
awareness of this terrible childhood disease.”

Kosair Children's Hospital has more than 650 children in ongoing cancer
treatment, clinics and follow-ups each year. More than 85 children are newly
diagnosed each year. Kosair Children's Hospital is Kentucky's only
full-service, free-standing pediatric care facility dedicated exclusively to
caring for children.

The Homers for Heroes campaign kicked off opening day, April 4, when
Louisville beat the Toledo Mud Hens in a game that featured three Bats home
runs.

Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John's International, Inc.
(NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world's third largest pizza company. For 11 of the past
13 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 and Super Bowl XLVII. For more information about the company or to
order pizza online, visit Papa John's at www.papajohns.com.

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Contact:

Papa John's International, Inc.
Darryl Carr, 502-261-4318
Director, Corporate Communications
Darryl_Carr@papajohns.com
 
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