|By PR Newswire||
|April 10, 2014 06:32 PM EDT||
SEATTLE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Papa John's Pizza Franchisees in Washington State will make a $30,000 donation to the Salvation Army to benefit the families and survivors of the Oso landslide disaster.
The donation will be presented to the Salvation Army Tuesday April 15th at the Greenwood/Ballard Papa John's restaurant, located at 9000 Holman Rd NW at 1:30 p.m.
The donation represents the money raised by 46 Papa John's restaurants in a 24-hour period on April 3rd.
"We were overwhelmed by the generosity of everyone involved," said Preston House, a Papa John's Franchisee in Tri-Cities. "Our team members contributed greatly to this effort, many of them donated the tips they received. We were humbled to be part of such a community effort."
Seattle Seahawks defensive end, Greg Scruggs heard about the Papa John's effort to raise money for Oso, and decided to help out by buying Papa John's Pizzas and delivering them to five local businesses and organizations including Starbuck's Headquarters, and the Seattle Children's Hospital.
Preston House concluded, "The Papa John's Franchisees always step up, it's great to be associated with so many people who truly operate their businesses as part of the community."
SOURCE Papa John’s