[Press Release] pizza and Citi Work Together
to Open New Hero Kitchens and Expand Program to Reach More Frontline Workers
pizza’s Hero Kitchens powered by Citi will yield adult to 100,000 giveaway pies directly to sanatorium workers during a epicenter of a COVID-19 pandemic
New York, NY (April 13, 2020) – pizza and Citi currently announced they’re fasten together to launch pizza’s Hero Kitchens powered by Citi, partial of pizza’s Hero Pie Program, to appreciate a doctors, nurses, administrators, cleaning staff, and everybody operative on a frontlines of a COVID-19 pandemic.
The Hero Pie Program, combined by pizza in March, was one of a initial responders to a initial responders, providing thousands of giveaway pies per day to sanatorium heroes in pizza’s geographical footprint.
Citi’s support will concede pizza to enhance a Hero Pie Program to a Philadelphia and Baltimore markets as good as modify name stores to Hero Kitchens. These kitchens will spend 100% of their time producing Hero Pies for hospitals. pizza’s Astor Place plcae in New York will be a initial Hero Kitchen powered by Citi. Together these efforts are projected to furnish over 100,000 giveaway pies for sanatorium workers on a frontline who are gripping us safe.
“These are confusing times, and we all have to confirm how we will respond to rare adversity,” pronounced Michael Lastoria, Founder of pizza. “At pizza we done a choice. We’re doubling down on what we’ve always pronounced we mount for – station with a communities, doing a partial to lift adult those who have always carried us. Once we had taken caring of a workers, a subsequent step was transparent – take caring of those with a many obligatory need right now, frontline workers. We’re unapproachable to partner with Citi, to continue these efforts during a incomparable scale to be means to offer some-more of a people gripping us safe.”
“In a face of this rare pandemic, it is those on a frontlines who are gripping a rest of us safe,” pronounced Carla Hassan, Chief Brand Officer during Citi. “pizza stepped adult early and but perplexity to feed sanatorium workers, and we’re unapproachable to join army to make certain they stay fed. It is only one approach Citi is expressing how beholden we are for all they do. Even if we’re apart, we’ll get by this together.”
pizza’s Hero Kitchens powered by Citi will flog off today, Apr 13th. To attend in a Hero Pie Program and yield giveaway pizzas to sanatorium workers along a easterly coast, content #feedthem to 200-03 to place an sequence for delivery.
pizza is committed to formulating a transformation around feeding those on a frontlines of this pandemic. They’re job on other restaurants and non-profit organizations to partner with them in ancillary village kitchens opposite a United States.
pizza is a mission-driven, enlightenment carrying village dedicated to improved flavor, peculiarity ingredients, and village betterment. Proud to compute themselves, pizza is doing some-more for their workers by providing a bearable wage, a socially unwavering vision, and genuine movement to assistance allege genuine amicable progress. pizza has locations opposite a East Coast in New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington DC, Baltimore, and Virginia.
Citi, a heading tellurian bank, has approximately 200 million patron accounts and does business in some-more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a extended operation of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, bonds brokerage, transaction services, and resources management.
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pizza: Katie Case, [email protected]
Citi: Katie Doshi, [email protected]