Papa John visits Riley-Donates more than $100,000

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PacervisitNew.jpgIndiana native Papa John Schnatter and Indiana Pacers’ mascot Boomer made a visit to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health on Thursday, April 17 to celebrate the Indiana Pacers’ commitment to the community and Papa John’s suppport of Indiana’s only nationally ranked and comprehensive children’s hospital. 

Papa John delivered pizza to Riley Hospital families and staff, visited patients in the Riley Hospital Cancer Center, and took pictures with patients during a Papa John’s Pizza and Indiana Pacers themed-Child Life Party. He then presented a $50,810 check to Riley Children’s Foundation from the Hope Happens Here Meal Deal promotion and surprised the crowd with a matching gift from his personal foundation bringing the total to $101,620.

The Hope Happens Here Meal Deal offer remains valid, and includes a large Papa John’s pizza with up to two toppings, bread sticks, and a 2-liter Pepsi product for $15. The promotion is available online only in Special Offers or with the promo code RHC15.

Riley participates in Battle of the Brave


For the second consecutive year, Riley is participating in the Battle of the Brave sponsored by Speedway. Riley kid Carmen Schleppy will be Riley’s representative in this online voting competition. This year, Speedway will be donating $20,000 to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital whose representative receives the most votes. Click here to read Carmen’s story and vote daily for her throughout the month of May. Please share this link and tell your friends.

Sign up for the 21st annual Miracle Ride


The Miracle Ride is Indiana’s largest and longest running motorcycle charity event. Since its beginnings, Miracle Ride has raised more than $4 million for Riley kids. The 2014 Miracle Ride, May 31 – June 1, again promises to be a fantastic event. Registration is now open. Go to to sign up today!

Riley Children’s Foundation
30 S. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46204