Overland Park, KS, March 09, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Papa Murphy’s participating take ‘n’ bake pizza locations to benefit the Kelsey Smith Foundation®.
Papa Murphy’s participating locations have announced that they will hold a fundraiser to benefit the Kelsey Smith Foundation and its quest to protect the youth and young adults of our community from violent crime through education and outreach. On Saturday, March 13th, participating Papa Murphy’s locations will donate 20% of all regular-priced pizzas purchased to the Kelsey Smith Foundation. Kelsey Smith Foundation co-founder, Greg Smith, and volunteers from Kelsey’s Army will be present from 4.00 pm to 7:00 pm to help customers and share information about their organization. This is the third time this year Papa Murphy’s has held a fundraiser for the Kelsey Smith Foundation. During the January and February fund raisers participating Papa Murphy’s stores raised nearly $2500.00 in donations for Kelsey’s Army.
14912 West 87th Street Parkway
12118 State Line Road
16563 W. 151st Street 1070 West Santa Fe 14971 W 119th St
(913)764-0500 (913)712-9029 (913)764-7200
10057 West 87th Street 13473 Switzer Road
Lee’s Summit, Missouri Manhattan
443 Southwest Ward Road 2745 Claflin Road
About Kelsey’s Army-Kelsey Smith Foundation
The Kelsey Smith Foundation® was established to honor and perpetuate the life of Kelsey Smith by empowering families, friends, and communities to proactively protect one of its most precious resources, namely its youth and young adults. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the Safety Awareness Seminar (SAS) program which has reached over 9000 participants since it was started in October of 2007. For more information or to schedule a SAS, visit www.kelseysarmy.com.
About Papa Murphy's
Papa Murphy's is the fifth-largest pizza chain in the country and the pioneer and leader of the take 'n' bake pizza segment. Papa Murphy's operates nearly 1,200 franchised and corporate-owned locations in 34 states and Canada. The Vancouver, Wash. - based company offers custom-made pizzas featuring high-quality fresh toppings generously layered on pizza dough that is made fresh each morning in each store. By baking Papa Murphy’s pizzas at home, customers get to experience the home-baked aroma of a convenient, delicious meal that the brand is known for. In addition to handmade pizzas, the company offers a growing menu of take 'n' bake items, including Cheesy Bread, Cinnamon Wheels, and chocolate chip cookie dough. Papa Murphy's has been voted “Best Pizza Chain in America” for seven consecutive years by consumers nationwide in the Restaurants and Institutions “Consumers' Choice in Chains” survey and is a four-time recipient of Pizza Today’s Chain of the Year award, most recently in 2009. For more information, visit www.papamurphys.com.