Peter Piper Pizza donates $ 500,000 to El Paso Museum and Science Center
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Children of El Paso
s Museum and Science Center announced that Kirk and Judy Robison Peter Piper Pizza gave $500,000 to the sponsorship of Make It, a major component in the new museum.
The Robison‘s owns many Peter Piper Pizza restaurants in Texas and New Mexico.
“We are grateful to Kirk and Judy for their generosity towards the children of El Paso
s Museum and Science Center. They have always advocated for programs geared for children, and this donation will ensure that countless kids have an incredible hands-on experience for years to come," said Josh Hunt, Chairman of the Board for the El Paso Childrens Museum and Science Center.
In Make It, museum visitors are invited to test their engineering skills. They will have a wide menu of designer projects and programs to choose from using real tools and sustainable materials, such as recycling paper airplanes into handmade paper and then turning it into a light fixture using the cutter. laser.
Whether they want to tinker and explore, solve design problems, or do something to take home, this open space is the perfect place for visitors to slow down, collaborate, and tune in to creativity.
“Peter Piper Pizza has always been a strong believer in supporting community organizations,” said Kirk Robison. “2022 will mark our 40th anniversary in El Paso, and we are proud to share this milestone with the grand opening of the El Paso Children’s Museum.
Judy and I are committed to continuing education in our community and we are excited to see Make It come to life. “
Kirk Robison founded Pizza Properties Inc. and brought Peter Piper Pizza to El Paso in 1982. Today Pizza Properties owns and operates 48 Peter Piper Pizza restaurants in Texas and New Mexico, including 14 in El Paso and 2 in Las Cruces, NM.
Through the Peter Piper Pizza Partner in Education program, the company offers incentives and rewards to students, teachers, faculty and staff. Each year, Peter Piper Pizza helps reward tens of thousands of students who have excelled in their studies and demonstrated good behavior.
The children of El Paso
s Museum and Science Center is a public-private partnership of the El Paso Community Foundation and the City of El Paso. It is expected to open in 2022. For more information on the El Paso Children‘s Museum and Science Center, please visit epcmuseum.org.