“…we are both encouraged and Blessed to be able to provide a slice of home to those who serve us. It’s the little things that mean so much, any little thing from home means everything to them…it’s such a morale booster.. “
June 20, 2017
In support of remembering the commitment and dedication of the United States Armed Forces, the Non-Profit organization Pizzas4Patriots is preparing to send two thousand (2,000) pounds (appx 1400) of Chicago-style Uno’s pizzas to deployed troops overseas in Afghanistan and Kandahar in time for this years Fourth of July activities. No small effort, this combines the teamwork of partners MEA Cargo and Emirates Airlines in order to facilitate the logistics operations; now in its second term under this team, along with the donated pizzas from Uno’s.
Now in over its ninth year of operation, Operation World Pizza follows the previous efforts of this years Operation Pizza Bowl, nearly doubling that shipment. Throughout the year the organization also contributes to a number of Veterans organizations under the theme, “Serving those who serve us, both at home and away…” through a number of their other projects, including their Adopt-A-VA projects; also recognizing extraordinary heroes and their acts of courage, along with first responders.
Pizzas4Patriots was founded by Master Sargent Mark Evans, who has spent 26 years as active reserve…feels that;
“…we are both encouraged and Blessed to be able to provide a slice of home to those who serve us. It’s the little things that mean so much, any little thing from home means everything to them…it’s such a morale booster, and when they get something really special like the pizza, it really means a lot to…