ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the seventh consecutive year, Pizzas 4 Patriots is delivering a Fourth of July Pizza Party for troops serving in the Middle East. This shipment has been named “Operation Eagle.” The 40000 slices of pizza will be packed on dry ice then be re-iced along their journey reaching troops in time for Independence Day. Once the pizzas reach their destination they will be distributed to troops throughout the Afghanistan region and air dropped at forward operating bases. “I know first hand how meaningful these pizzas are to the troops,” said Retired Master Sergeant Mark Evans, co-founder of Pizzas 4 Patriots. “Since starting Pizzas 4 Patriots 7 years ago, we have gotten letters of appreciation from the military as well as from friends and family of those stationed overseas. These are really heartwarming and make it all worthwhile.”
- Pizzas 4 Patriots Announces Adopt A VA
Pizzas 4 Patriots announces a new program; Adopt A VA. Since 2008, Pizzas 4 Patriots has been delivering pizzas to veterans residing at VAs across the nation. Reaching out to at least one VA in every state is the long-term goal of the organization. This Fourth of July Pizzas 4 Patriots will be providing pizza parties to VA facilities across the nation. The Pizzas 4 Patriots team; Mark Evans, Gail Evans and Adopt A VA coordinator Frances Lenning are working together to coordinate efforts between the VAs and local pizzerias to make this dream a reality. “It is important to make our Veterans feel appreciated and remembered every day. The looks on their faces and their appreciation are very overwhelming,” said Gail Evans, co-founder.
- About Pizzas 4 Patriots
Pizzas 4 Patriots is a non-profit based in Elk Grove Village, founded by Master Sergeant Mark Evans, retired; and his family. Its mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of service men and women. We proudly support those patriots presently serving, as well as our wounded veterans. We have been fortunate to receive gifts ranging from financial to products and services, from individuals, families, corporations; all wanting to show their appreciation for the sacrifice of our brave troops. Our goal is to bring a little bit of home to the troops, and show them that they are supported by the country and residents who enjoy the freedoms they provide us.
For more information on our programs, please visit www.Pizzas4Patriots.com.
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