Kearse and his foundation focus on raising funds to provide opportunities for youth in military families. Kids in these communities may not normally be able to participate in education and travel learning experiences, outdoor and sport camps, and internships or career shadowing opportunities. "I am honored to work with Papa John's to expand our partnership and meet some fans for a good cause," states Kearse of the partnership.
Papa John's Western Washington franchisees are beginning their second year as a founding corporate sponsor of the 15 to 1: Jermaine Kearse Foundation. Thus far, over $100,000 has been donated by Papa John's as a part of the partnership. Kearse started the foundation to support and inspire youth in military families to work hard, persevere and believe in order to overcome adversity and find success through positive choices, experiences and opportunity.
As part of the partnership, Papa John's has a special online-only Jermaine Kearse Pizza offer, including a Large 2-Topping Pizza and a Double Chocolate Chip Cookie for $15.21 with $1.21 of every order being donated to the 15 to 1: Jermaine Kearse Foundation. In addition, Papa John's donates $500 for each catch made by, and $1,500 for each touchdown scored by Kearse during the Seattle Seahawks' season. Papa John's has pledged to donate a minimum of $50,000 to the Jermaine Kearse foundation.
For more information on the foundation, or to donate, visit http://15to1.org/
About 15 to 1: Jermaine Kearse Foundation
15 to 1: Jermaine Kearse Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We champion the success of youth in military families by engaging them in experiences and opportunities that serve to ignite their passions and enhance their development. We reinforce the value of self and community. Our programming is made possible through the support of everyone who believes we are stronger together. Find us online at 15to1.org and on Facebook.
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 15 of the past 17 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 LI.
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