Chuck E. Cheese's revamps fundraising program

Chuck E. Cheese's fundraising events have raised more than $10 million for schools and nonprofit children's organizations.

Yum! Brands takes the lead on state legislators' fight against hunger

According to the latest numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 16.7 million children live in households without enough food on the table.

Hungry Howie's hosts fundraiser to feed underprivileged children

Hungry Howie's Pizza is partnering with Blessings in a Backpack ( and local radio stations to try and raise $24,000 by Aug. 16 to feed 100 underprivileged children in the Tampa Bay, Fla., area for three years. The Blessings in...

CiCi's Pizza hosting Special Olympics fundraiser

In August, seven CiCi's Pizza locations in Georgia will raise money for the state's Special Olympics program. From Aug.

Sam & Louie's creates new pizza for Make-A-Wish fundraiser

Sam & Louie's has partnered with Make-A-Wish, an organization dedicated to the mission of granting wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. As part of the partnership, each Sam & Louie's location will donate a portion of proceeds from their...

Restaurant chains step up relief efforts for Alberta floods

The massive flooding that hit Canada's Alberta province last week is expected to hit that country's GDP growth by as much as 1 full percent on the year, according to some economists. Additionally, the rain hit so fast and hard...

Pizza Hut launches website to encourage literacy

The Pizza Hut Book It! Program has launched a new campaign called "Spark Your Greatness," as well as an accompanying website to encourage children's literacy at Through the new site, kids and their families will be challenged to complete...

Domino's Pizza stores raising money for Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Participating Domino's Pizza stores in Pittsburgh are raising dough for the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation during its inaugural fundraising program to benefit the Free Care Fund at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. Carryout customers will be asked to...

DHL, Pizzas 4 Patriots plan July 4 overseas delivery to soldiers

Pizzas 4 Patriots and DHL Express will team up once again to feed U.S. troops in Afghanistan by sending 17,000 pizzas to the region for the July 4 holiday. This effort follows the team's record setting pizza delivery last year,...

NRA CEO named 'No Kid Hungry Hero'

National Restaurant Association President and CEO Dawn Sweeney has been named a "No Kid Hungry Hero" by Share Our Strength. She was honored at a June 4 awards dinner in Washington, D.C., benefitting Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign. "I am humbled to accept this recognition on behalf of the restaurant industry," Sweeney said.

Papa John's raises $400K for Oklahoma tornado relief efforts

Papa John's fundraiser for the Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts was held May 26 and raised approximately $400,000 in donations. On that day, $1 from every pizza order was donated to the Salvation Army's Oklahoma recovery efforts. "We are thrilled that...

Restaurants join Round It Up America program for relief efforts

When deadly tornadoes hit Oklahoma recently, Round It Up America already had funds reserved before a warning siren was ever sounded. Round It Up America, which invites restaurant guests to "round up" their checks to the nearest dollar and donate...

Chuck E. Cheese's joins Oklahoma tornado relief efforts

Chuck E. Cheese's has organized a statewide effort to assist families in Oklahoma after tornados ravaged the area last month.

Top That! Pizza plans fundraiser for Oklahoma tornado victims

Tulsa, Okla.-based Top That! Pizza will host a fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

NOLA Domino's pitches in for continued Katrina relief

New Orleans Domino's Pizza has continued its partnership with the United Way of Southeast Louisiana Area and, in conjunction with Rebuild Together, has raised $11,500 toward the rebuild of a home in the Hollygrove neighborhood. Domino's will help host a...

Patxi's Pizza hosting Boston Marathon fundraiser

Patxi's Pizza announced it will donate 10 percent of all proceeds from lunch, dinner, dine-in, carryout and delivery sales on May 2 to One Fund Boston, a campaign created to raise money for the bombing victims of the Boston Marathon...

Rep. Edwards: Minimum wage increase will lead to stronger middle class

The Restaurant Opportunities Centers United's newly formed group of business owners to lobby in support of minimum wage increases met Wednesday with representatives to address a variety of issues that face their workers. The group, called RAISE — Restaurants Advancing...

Sam & Louie's joins campaign to end childhood hunger

Sam & Louie's has partnered up with the "Spring into Action" campaign in Omaha, Neb., the first collaborative city-wide food and fund drive aimed at ending childhood hunger. Along with the mayor's office and the faith community in Omaha, Sam...

Canadian pizza chain recycling electronic devices for Earth Month

To celebrate Earth Month, Canada's Pizza Pizza is bringing back its Cells for Slices campaign. Throughout April, customers visiting the 365 traditional restaurant locations in Ontario, Winnipeg and Regina will be able to trade their unwanted handheld devices in exchange...

Companies provide assistance to pizzerias for Hurricane Sandy relief

PERFORMANCE Foodservice-ROMA and Bacio Cheese Company presented a check for $429,482 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief during a special ceremony at the annual International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas this week. The companies launched their Bacio...

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