Papa John's tackling hunger through Facebook campaign

Papa John's has announced its support for Party City's Taste of the NFL effort to fight hunger. Taste of the NFL is the premier food and wine event at the Super Bowl, Feb. 3.

Villa Enterprises raises $32K for breast cancer center

Villa Enterprises Management Ltd. Inc., a global multiconcept restaurant operator, presented a check in the amount of $32,500 to The Rippel Breast Center in the Carol G.

Pizza Pizza passes $1M milestone for Children's Miracle Network

Toronto-based Pizza Pizza announced that its charitable program, Slices for Smiles, has raised more than $1 million in funds since its inception in 2007. This year's effort raised $275,000. Funds go toward the Children's Miracle Network and its 14 affiliated hospitals throughout Canada.

Boston's heart-shaped pizzas to benefit St. Jude's

From Feb. 4-17, Boston's Restaurant & Sports locations nationwide will collect proceeds from heart-shaped pizzas to support charities including St.

Sam's Sorrento Pizza promotion raises money for veterans

Mount Clemens, Mich.-based Sam's Sorrento Pizza is raising money to support veterans through the sale of "The General," an extra large pizza that was introduced in 2012. The General is a 16-inch pizza with cheese and up to three toppings.

Report: Consumers likely to share complaints about restaurant cleanliness

SCA's third annual 2012 Tork Report reveals that 92 percent of U.S. consumers said they will complain about an unfavorable dining-out experience.

Chuck E. Cheese provides support for Texas food banks

Organizing its first ever Holiday Food Drive, Irving, Texas-based Chuck E. Cheese's 16 Dallas-Fort Worth stores recently provided an entertainment hub where families could donate canned goods and money for the North Texas and Tarrant Area Food Banks. These families...

Patxi's Pizza provides local marketing support for fundraising campaign

Patxi's Pizza announced that its "52 Weeks of Giving" community fundraising program raised more than $83,000 in 2012. This is up from $55,000 raised in 2011. Patxi's Pizza started the program in November 2010, with the goal of providing community support to organizations, who shared Patxi's passion for education and children's health and welfare.

Hungry Howie's raises $275K for breast cancer foundation

Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs Inc.'s fundraising efforts for the National Breast Cancer Foundation Inc. yielded $275,000 this year.

Chuck E. Cheese's partners with food banks to help needy

Chuck E. Cheese's Dallas-Fort Worth-area (DFW) restaurants will partner with the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB), Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB) and area guests to help feed families in need. From today through Dec.

Casey's Halloween promotion raises $1M for St. Jude

Casey's General Stores Inc. raised $1,015,466 during October in support of St.

Pizza Hut donates 10K books through reading program

In celebration of National Young Readers Week Nov.12-16, Pizza Hut and its Book It! Program have selected the winning restaurants in the third annual Book It! Big Book Giveaway. The giveaway challenges Pizza Hut restaurants nationwide to develop creative and...

Uno Chicago Grill taps Chef Andrew Zimmern to create new offerings

UNO Chicago Grill has introduced a new line of family-size pizzas available for takeout only. As part of this launch, UNO's has teamed up with Services for the UnderServed (SUS), a non-profit organization that provides direct support services to military...

Figaro's honoring veterans with free pizza

Figaro's Italian Pizza Inc. will mark Veteran's Day Nov.

Detroit Lions join Happy's Pizza coat campaign

For the 4th consecutive year, Happy's Pizza is joining forces with Greater Grace Temple in Detroit for its Happy's Coats for Kids campaign. This year, Detroit Lions' players, Nate Burleson, Lomas Brown and Stephen Tulloch, will host the giveaway on Nov.

Restaurant chains double amount raised to fight childhood hunger

Throughout Sep. 8, 292 restaurants across every segment participated in Share Our Strength's Dine Out For No Kid Hungry fundraising program.

NRA seeking applicants for community service efforts

Charitable contributions from the restaurant industry are estimated to amount to up to $3 billion annually, and more than nine out of 10 restaurants are actively involved in community service. To recognize these efforts, the National Restaurant Association is encouraging...

Domino's joins annual St. Jude fundraising efforts

Throughout November and December, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and its St.

Yum! Brands executive earns Pakistan Power award

Yum! Brands' Irfan Mustafa, vice president and managing director of the Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan and Turkey business, has been recognized with the Pakistan Power 100 Award. The award recognizes outstanding contributions made by Pakistani men and women on...

Fox's Pizza Den raises $45K for fire department campaign

Pennsylvania-based Fox's Pizza Den raised more than $45,000 during its 11th annual Pizza & Prevention fundraiser. According to the Punxsutawney Spirit, the funds went toward the Punxsutawney Fire Department. Fox's Pizza employees sold pizzas and pizza coupons to raise money...

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