Santa Clara's Pizz'a partners with Meals on Wheels

Santa Clara, Calif.-based Pizz'a Chicago will donate 10 percent of its sales Oct. 4 to the Bay Area Meals on Wheels organization. "We hope that everyone can come this Oct.

Domino's delivers fire safety awareness

Domino's Pizza is once again teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Sparky the Fire Dog to deliver fire safety messages to homes across the nation – this year expanding its fall fire safety program to homes throughout Canada. During Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9-15, participating markets in the U.S.

Straw Hat Pizza raising funds for Breast Cancer Foundation

In recognition of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and National Pizza Month, Straw Hat Pizza will hold a month-long fundraiser at its units nationwide. From Oct. 1 through Oct.

Yum! Brands' 3-year hunger relief effort nets $67MM

Yum! Brands, parent of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, announced this week that in the three years since its pledge at the Clinton Global Initiative, the company's World Hunger Relief effort has raised $67 million to help the United...

NRA launches pilot program for military families in Texas

The National Restaurant Association and the Texas Restaurant Association have partnered for the launch of "Freedom is Sweet!"a fundraising campaign to support rehabilitation for military veterans from all branches of service and their families through housing, medical, athletic, occupational and...

New N.C. Mellow Mushroom sets opening record

Less than two weeks after opening the doors of its Fayetteville, N.C., restaurant Aug. 29, Capital Food Group, the franchisee of three Mellow Mushrooms in Eastern North Carolina, has plenty to celebrate.

Straw Hat Pizza joins No Kid Hungry cause

California-based Straw Hat Pizza announced it will raise "dough-nations," for Share Our Strength and its No Kid Hungry campaign. At all Straw Hat Pizza locations from Sept. 11 through Sept.

Flippin' Pizza partners with Tony Hawk Foundation

Flippin' Pizza has partnered up with the Tony Hawk Foundation to raise funds to build high-quality skateparks in low-income communities across the U.S. Throughout the month of September, Flippin' Pizza's four North County, Calif., locations will donate a percentage of...

Eagle Boys slices delivery costs

Australia's Eagle Boys Pizza has cut the cost of its pizza delivery for a limited time. Customers will now pay $5 for delivery when they buy two or more menu-priced pizzas.

Yum! Brands donates $1 million for African hunger relief

Yum! Brands, parent of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, announced that it is directing the first $1 million from its World Hunger Relief global effort to provide food to families affected by hunger and drought in the Horn of...

Domino's goes to the moon and back?

Domino's Pizza employees have collectively walked more than 1 billion steps in six months. As part of its 'A Healthier YOU' corporate wellness initiative, Domino's implemented "Destination: You," an activity program powered by GlobalFit that uses activity trackers to calculate daily steps taken and distances walked.

Canadian restaurants protest subsidy for food plant

The head of Canada's restaurant lobby is speaking out against the government's decision to give $7 million of taxpayer money to a German food company for a London pizza plant. According to the Toronto Sun, the Ontario government spent the money to land the Dr. Oetker plant, which makes frozen, ready-to-go pizza.

Yum! Brands' World Hunger Relief joined by Christina Aguilera

Multi-Grammy Award winner Christina Aguilera is giving hunger a powerful voice by filming a new PSA for Yum! Brands' World Hunger Relief effort that benefits the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and other relief agencies. Aguilera will appear in...

Zpizza joins NRA's healthy menu mission

Zpizza is the first pizza chain to sign up for the National Restaurant Association initiative encouraging restaurants to offer healthier menu options for kids. Zpizza's healthier choices include: California Pizza on wheat crust; Berkeley Pizza; Curry Rustica; Mixed Greens with...

Is 'slaughter-free' the industry’s next buzz word?

Siblings have opened what they believe is the first carry-out pizzeria in the United Kingdom to use 'slaughter-free' cheese. An artisanal cheese maker in Somerset, England, produces the mozzarella used at the Karma Free Pizza Company, using milk from an...

Trading slices for cell phones

Toronto-based Pizza Pizza franchises across Canada traded pizza for cell phones, collecting 544 previously used cell phones and handheld devices for the chain's annual Cells for Slices program. Each customer who dropped of an old phone received a free piece...

Boston Pizza Foundation funds CPR training

Boston Pizza Foundation has donated $363,555 to help establish CPR and AED training throughout 70 high schools in Quebec. The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, the group that oversees the training, said the donation gives students and teachers access to...

Troops to celebrate Independence Day with pizza party

DHL Express, the world's leading cross-border express services provider, is joining forces with Pizzas 4 Patriots, a non-profit organization, and UNO Chicago Grill to deliver 6,000 pizzas to thousands of U.S. and Canadian soldiers in time for U.S.

CiCi’s Pizza raises money for Joplin relief

CiCi's Pizza raised more than $5,000 at a June fundraiser to help aid residents of Joplin, Miss., with tornado relief efforts.

Pizza Pizza raises $100K for Children’s Miracle Network

Toronto-based Pizza Pizza's Slices for Smiles fundraiser, introduced in April, raised $100,000 for the Children's Miracle Network and is the company's most successful fundraiser to date. The fifth bi-annual campaign marked the introduction of a 10-inch half pizza that featured...

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