Papa John's Stands Behind Moore, OK With $1 From Every Order Across The U.S.
Today Going To Oklahoma Relief
"Mobile Kitchen" Will Be on the Ground All Week Providing Free Pizza to Those
LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 26, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Papa John's Pizza is standing
behind the devastated community of Moore, Oklahoma by rolling out a special
offer throughout the day today – Sunday, May 26^th – to help fuel the relief
effort. All day long today, Papa John's will donate $1 for every pizza order
– with the proceeds going directly to the Salvation Army Oklahoma Recovery
Effort. Anyone planning to enjoy a pizza today can help to support a great
cause at the same time. Customers can order online at
"Our thoughts and wishes continue to go out to the incredible community of
Moore, Oklahoma," said John Schnatter, founder, chairman and CEO of Papa
John's Pizza. "The horrible events of last week have totally transformed the
lives of people in this region and the loss has been just devastating.
Everyone in the Papa John's family salutes and stands behind the recovery
effort – and we hope that others across America will join in as well to fuel
the rebuilding of this community, which is truly in the 'heart' of our
Papa John's also has been on the ground – providing support to the Moore
community in the form of product distributions. Local Oklahoma Papa John's
operator Jason Opie and his crew have been serving up hundreds of pizzas to
feed victims and relief workers who are assisting with the cause since early
last week.The first Papa John's "mobile kitchen" relief truck also arrived
yesterday to serve larger crowds. In the last 24 hours, the truck has already
served more than 1,200 pizzas and will remain on the ground throughout the
"Employees and their families who work in our restaurants have also been
directly impacted by the tornado – and our hearts go out to them as well,"
added John Schnatter. "But this week, every member of that community is part
of our direct family, and we believe that it is our obligation to do
everything we can to help this region get back on its feet. We're proud to
partner with the Salvation Army Oklahoma Recovery Effort today for this
special fundraising campaign. Let's all jump in and help the town of Moore!"
To order online, please visit www.papajohns.com/papajohncares. For more
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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.
SOURCE Papa John's International, Inc.
Contact: Darryl Carr, Director, Corporate Communications, (502) 261-4318,
darryl_Carr@papajohns.com, Jamie Douglas, Media Inquiries, (310) 363-2772,
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