In 2016, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha is joining Papa John’s in supporting kids at Shriner’s Hospital for Children in St. Louis.

13087357_10154205303363203_7777471173569992355_nThe right-hander visited the hospital last year and filmed a special video with its patient ambassadors. This year, he is increasing his involvement through his Dreambuilders program and its partnership with Papa John’s, by giving $1 of each “Michael Wacha Special” sold during the 2016 season to his program’s support of children at Shriners.

Since 1924, Shriners Hospitals for Children — St. Louis’s board-certified surgeons and staff have been providing high-quality pediatric orthopaedic care to children, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Their hospital and clinic specialize in treating children with orthopaedic conditions in an environment designed to put children at ease.

Michael Wacha
Michael Wacha is in his fourth season with the St. Louis Cardinals. He entered the 2016 season with a career record of 28-16 and an ERA of 3.16. The former Texas A&M star was selected in the first round of the 2012 draft, and he was named MVP of the 2013 National League Championship Series.

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