Pizza Hut donating 10,000 books for Young Readers Week

Pizza Hut and the BOOK IT! Program have announced the winners of the second annual BOOK IT! Big Book Giveaway. The giveaway challenges Pizza Hut restaurants nationwide to submit creative donation ideas for a chance to distribute 500 books in their communities in celebration of National Young Readers Week, Nov.

Pizza Pizza sponsors Children's Miracle Network fundraiser

Ontario-based Pizza Pizza is celebrating National Pizza Month with its bi-annual Slices for Smiles fundraising program. The Slices for Smiles campaign takes place from Oct. 17 to Oct.

Little Caesars Pizza supporting Children's Miracle Network

Through October, Little Caesars Pizza restaurants in the Atlanta area are partnering with Children's Miracle Network and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta with a Miracle Balloon drive at participating locations. During the campaign, Miracle Balloons will be available for purchase in...

Pizza Patron raising funds for St. Jude's Hospital

For the second year in a row, Pizza Patron will be raising funds in all its stores nationwide for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during October. As part of the campaign, Pizza Patron stores have St.

SPIN!'s Tour de BBQ Pizza benefits cancer research

Kansas City, Mo.-based SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza is hosting a fundraiser for the Lance Armstrong Foundation and the University of Kansas Cancer Center through Oct. 8.

NRA takes job message to Capitol Hill

The National Restaurant Association took its jobs message to Capitol Hill Tuesday, sharing with congressional staff the economic significance of tourism and business travel to the United States. "With the travel and tourism industry driving a significant portion of sales...

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...

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...

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