VANCOUVER, Wash., July 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRSH) the world's leading take 'n' bake pizza franchise, announced today that the company will participate in Clark County Connects fourth annual Day of Service event on Saturday, September 12. The county-wide initiative is designed to bring communities together through service that fosters a sense of community pride and also provides non-perishable food donations to Share, a non-profit organization that serves the hungry and homeless.
"Serving with purpose has always been at the core of our brand and we are very proud to be working with an organization that shares our passion for positively impacting the community, especially through providing and serving fresh food," said Papa Murphy's President and CEO, Ken Calwell. "Papa Murphy's has been headquartered in Vancouver for many years and we look forward to continuing to give back to our local community through initiatives like these."
Papa Murphy's team members will work alongside more than a thousand volunteers to complete county-wide clean-up projects and provide non-perishable food items to food banks across the county. Clark County Connects is working in conjunction with Share, a non-profit organization whose mission is to lead the hungry and homeless to self-sufficiency. The Day of Service kickoff event will take place at the Share Fromhold Service Center headquarters located at 2306 NE Andresen Road in Vancouver beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 12.
Clark County Connects (www.clarkcountyconnects.org) is an affiliation of non-profit and service-oriented organizations formed to sponsor an annual Day of Service throughout Clark County. The organization's goal is to raise awareness of the needs in the community and to provide opportunities for volunteers to meet those needs.
About Papa Murphy's
Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRSH) is a franchisor and operator of the largest Take 'N' Bake pizza chain in the United States, selling fresh, hand-crafted pizzas ready for customers to bake at home. The company was founded in 1981 and currently operates over 1,400 franchised and corporate-owned fresh pizza stores in 38 States, Canada and United Arab Emirates. Papa Murphy's core purpose is to bring all families together through food people love with a goal to create fun, convenient and fulfilling family dinners. In addition to scratch-made pizzas, the company offers a growing menu of grab 'n' go items, including salads, sides and desserts. For more information, visit www.papamurphys.com. Find Papa Murphy's on Facebook at www.facebook.com/papamurphyspizza.
About Clark County Connects
Clark County Connects is an affiliation of non-profit and service-oriented organizations formed to sponsor an annual Day of Service throughout Clark County Washington. Our goal is to raise awareness of the needs in our community and to provide opportunities for volunteers to meet those needs.
Share's mission is to lead the hungry and homeless to self-sufficiency by providing food, shelter, housing, education, advocacy and compassion through the strength of our community. Share provides services to individuals and families and prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, economic status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation and marital or family status.
CONTACT: Papa Murphy's Media Contact: Jessica Liddell, ICR Jessica.Liddell@icrinc.com 203-682-8200
Source:Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc.