Papa Gino's To Raise Funds For The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation

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Beginning September 28, 2009, Papa Gino's will raise funds for the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation for the first time. From Monday, September 28 through Sunday, October 18, guests will have the opportunity to donate $1 to support the "Football For You" youth clinics featuring former New England Patriots players.

Papa Gino's Raises Funds For New England Patriots Charitable Foundation

Papa Gino's is proud of its partnership with the New England Patriots and is excited to get involved with The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation

Beginning September 28, 2009, Papa Gino's will raise funds for the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation for the first time. From Monday, September 28 through Sunday, October 18, guests will have the opportunity to donate $1 to support the "Football For You" youth clinics featuring former New England Patriots players.

The donations will help support five "Football For You" clinics, hosted in areas where the opportunity to play football isn't always accessible. The clinics lead participants through the fundamentals of offensive and defensive techniques and skills. The day concludes with a guest speaker and family picnic. Children ages 12-14 participate in the clinic, ranging from experienced players to those just thinking about trying football for the first time.

"Papa Gino's is proud of its partnership with the New England Patriots and is excited to get involved with The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation," said Rick Wolf, president and CEO of Papa Gino's, Inc. "The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation and Alumni Club are committed to providing positive role models for children and supporting youth and family programs throughout New England."

"Funds raised through this special partnership will go toward supporting free 'Football For You' clinics throughout New England," said Josh Kraft, President of the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation. "Every $1 donation by a Papa Gino's guest will help give a child the opportunity to meet positive role models in the form of the New England Patriots Alumni Club and learn life skills through sports."

In appreciation of their donation, guests will receive a Papa Gino's coupon book worth $25.00 that also includes a coupon for discounted admission to The Hall at Patriot Place Presented by Raytheon. In addition, guests will receive a 2009 New England Patriots Schedule. Guests may redeem the Papa Gino's coupons at participating Papa Gino's restaurants. For more information or a directory of local restaurants for Papa Gino's, visit http://www.papaginos.com.

The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation
The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation is the 501(c)(3) non-profit entity established by the Kraft family to support charitable and philanthropic agencies throughout New England. This support comes in the form of direct grants and the donation of signed memorabilia to charitable causes, as well as from Patriots players who offer their direct support by appearing at charity functions throughout the year. The Foundation's primary goal is to support programs that aid the youth and families of New England. Over the past 15 years, the Foundation has made donations to thousands of non-profit organizations.

Papa Gino's, Inc.

Based in Dedham, Massachusetts, Papa Gino's, Inc. is the parent company of Papa Gino's and D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches. Papa Gino's, Inc. operates more than 370 company-owned and franchised Papa Gino's, D'Angelo and dual-location restaurants and employs more than 5,000 people. Both D'Angelo and Papa Gino's are committed to providing high-quality products, attentive service, clean, convenient, attractive restaurants, and a premium value experience for every guest. The company culture, which is characterized by its values, a strong work ethic and the fair treatment of people, includes a large number of people who have spent their entire working lives in these restaurants, keeping the passion for excellence alive. For more information about Papa Gino's, Inc. and its brands, please visit http://www.papaginos.com.

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