BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON— Russell Wilson and Jordan Hill are teammates on the football field, and now the two Seahawks players are also teaming up in the fight against diabetes.
The cause is something both players say is important to them: Wilson’s father passed away from complications of the illness and Hill’s father has diabetes.
Wilson will serve as a national ambassador and Hill will serve as a team member for CR3.
You can help in the cause too. Now through the end of the month, Santouka is partnering with Table for Two, an international non-profit; For every bowl of ramen sold, $0.25 will be donated to provide a school meal to a child in need.
Hokkaido Ramen Santouka, popular around the world (Bellevue location opened in April), has become a household name in Japan, where the CEO Jun Yoneda, was previously the Rakuten Eagles General Manager, a Japanese professional baseball team and frequently hosts athletes at Santouka Ramen. Santouka’s $10,000 contribution will help diabetics around the world gain the necessary tools to monitor diabetes with access to discounted glucose meters, testing strips, insulin pumps and supplies.
Santouka, which launched as a nine-seat, family-run ramen shop, has today grown to one of the most sought-afterramen restaurants in the world. Unlike other ramens, Santouka ramen is pearl-colored and served at the perfect temperature, (hot, but not too hot) to complement the many flavors, some of which have been cooking for nearly 20 hours. Available in 10 countries including the U.S., Japan, Canada, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand. For more information go to www.santouka-usa.com.