SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Straw Hat Pizza, the original California Pizza since 1959, announced today its month long fundraiser to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month and National Pizza Month in October. Straw Hat Pizza locations nationwide will be donating $2 for every Queen sized Pizza sold to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF), from Saturday, October 1st to Monday, October 31, 2011. Additionally, Straw Hat Pizza will donate ten cents for every new fan (up to 50,000 new fans) on the brand's Facebook page to the nonprofit during the month long fundraiser.
"We hope pizza fans come out to support the National Breast Cancer Foundation during our special pizza month fundraiser and help us reach our goal of raising $10,000," said Jonathan Fornaci, president, Straw Hat Pizza.
Recognized as one of the leading Breast Cancer Organizations in the world, the National Breast Cancer Foundation's mission is to increase awareness of breast cancer through education and by providing mammograms to those in need.
The Queen sized 18 inch Straw Hat Pizza feeds five to six people and for every one sold during the month of October $2 will be donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
"We are grateful to organizations like Straw Hat Pizza because together we can make a difference," says Janelle Hail, founder of NBCF.
Straw Hat Pizza has been making waves and fresh genuine California pizza since 1959. Using California vine-ripened tomatoes and local produce, hand-shredded cheeses and dough fresh rolled daily, their pizza is fresh and delicious. With a menu of Gourmet Masters Pizzas, Hot Hat™ Stuffed Sandwiches, and a forty-plus item garden fresh salad bar, guests have been enjoying the food as well as the family-friendly atmosphere for more than five decades. Today, fifty-plus years later, Straw Hat Pizza is still making waves and Genuine California Pizza with the freshest ingredients. It's not a trend; it's a history as genuine as their California pizza.
About Straw Hat Pizza
The fifty three year old company currently operates 86 locations and is growing with new locations opening in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, New Jersey, Maryland, Montana, Texas and Virginia. Growth plans are to reach 150 locations within two years. For more information please visit: www.strawhatpizza.com and please follow us on Facebook & Twitter.
About the National Breast Cancer Foundation
Recognized as one of the leading breast cancer organizations in the world, NBCF's mission is to save lives through early detection and to provide mammograms for those in need. NBCF provides Help for Today…Hope For Tomorrow® through its National Mammography Program, Early Detection Plan®, MyNBCF online social community, and breast cancer research programs. For more information, visit www.nbcf.org.
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