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RALEIGH, CARY, WAKE FOREST, APEX, FUQUAY-VARINA, GOLDSBORO, FAYETTEVILLE and WILMINGTON, N.C. — Papa Murphy’s Take ‘n’ Bake Pizza is asking pizza lovers to join them in raising money for a good cause this holiday season. By partnering with UNC Children’s Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, through Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, Papa Murphy’s will donate 33% of sales from the entire month in-store and online to support the N.C. Children’s Hospital. Customers will need to mention “UNC Children’s”, show a post on their mobile device, or enter code “UNC33” when they order online to participate.   

Including walk-in, call-in, and online orders, the month-long initiative aims to raise awareness and supportive fundraising for the N.C. Children’s Hospital, which cares for more than 70,000 children from all 100 counties in North Carolina each year. As a top-tier academic medical center, UNC Children’s upholds a four-tiered mission to “CARE,” aligning clinical care, advocacy, research and education to deliver world-class family-centered care—always regardless of a family’s ability to pay.

“It’s a privilege to once again partner with one of America’s best children’s hospitals. We hope our efforts will continue to support their mission in providing critical care to children across our state,” shares Richard Averitte, Vice President of Marketing for Papa Murphy’s franchisee Twickenham Holdings LLC.

Thirteen Papa Murphy’s North Carolina locations are participating this December. To find the most convenient location, visit All participating Papa Murphy’s Take ‘n’ Bake Pizza locations are open from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Both walk-in orders and orders placed online at will add to the fundraising efforts, which will be celebrated with a special check presentation the week of Jan. 10, 2022.

Participating locations include:


756 West Williams Street


161 SE Cary Parkway

3434 Kildaire Farm Road

3639 Southwest Cary Parkway


3010 Traemoor Village Drive

3108 Raeford Drive


1422 N Main Street

2136 Wayne Memorial Drive


6106 Falls of Neuse Road

Wake Forest

11721 Retail Drive


2804 South College Street

5954 Carolina Beach Road

130 Hays Lane


“We are so thankful for the continued community support we have received from Papa Murphy’s Pizza,” says Cameron Shoaf, Coordinator of Special Events at UNC Children’s. “Having the support of community partners like Papa Murphy’s means so much to our hospital, families and kids. From spirit nights and weeks, to Pizza for Peds, and the We’re on Your Side campaign, to the upcoming spirit month for UNC Children’s, they have been and continue to be a true partner and supporter of our children’s hospital. They are always ready and willing to ‘Say Yes’ and help in whatever way they can. Through the more than $8,236 they have donated to our ‘Say Yes’ Fund over the past two years, we have been able to help many of our families in need.

“The UNC Children’s ‘Say Yes’ Fund supports the hospital’s greatest needs at any given moment. While we proudly offer care regardless of a family’s ability to pay, unfortunately, many families’ financial strains get worse when their child is hospitalized. We are able to provide assistance to families who need help making ends meet while their child is under our care by purchasing medical equipment for children with special needs, giving parking and meal vouchers while a child is undergoing treatment, or funding a research project to find better treatments. The flexibility of this fund allows us to adapt to an ever-changing health care environment, ensuring we meet whatever challenge may lie ahead for our patients.”

For more information, contact Richard Averitte at or 919-841-8774.

About Papa Murphy’s

Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. (“Papa Murphy’s”) is a franchisor and operator of the largest Take ‘n’ Bake pizza brand in the United States, with a mission to “Change The Way You Pizza.” Papa Murphy’s exists to enrich the everyday with unconventional moments of happiness not only because our take ‘n bake pizzas are made-to-order daily using only the freshest ingredients but by providing exceptional service at over 1,250 franchised and corporate-owned locations across the U.S—plus locations in Canada and the UAE. With the core values of Quality, Service, Integrity, Teamwork as our guide, Papa Murphy’s offers guests a convenient, unparalleled experience for creating the best at-home meal experience. Along with fresh pizzas, Papa Murphy’s offers hand-crafted salads, sides, and desserts to complete your meal and please your palate. Order online at or from our official Papa Murphy’s app everywhere, and find us on your favorite delivery apps in select markets.

About UNC Children’s 

UNC Children’s promotes the health of all children through compassionate family-centered care, tireless advocacy, scientific discovery and education of future leaders.

As a top-tier academic medical center, UNC Children’s combines clinical care, patient advocacy, cutting edge research, and education to protect the health of children throughout North Carolina and the world. They provide care and support to the families no matter how critical or rare a young patient’s health challenges might be. And of course, they provide this comprehensive care regardless of a family’s ability to pay. UNC Children’s offers complete inpatient and outpatient care at their state-of-the-art clinical home, N.C. Children’s Hospital, a part of UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. They also bring leading-edge care “closer to home” with more than two dozen satellite outpatient clinics, located throughout North Carolina. To find out more visit

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