COLUMBIA, S.C., February 24, 2016 – The Little Caesars Love Kitchen came to Columbia, Wednesday, February 24th. They partnered with The Salvation Army of the Midlands and Transitions and to provide free fresh Little Caesars pizza to residents at Transitions.
“This is a very thoughtful gesture from Little Caesars to our community,” said Major Roger Coulson, Regional Coordinator, The Salvation Army of the Midlands. “We are thankful for their support and commitment to doing the most good right here in the Midlands.”
The Little Caesars Love Kitchen has fed nearly three million people in 48 states and four Canadian provinces. The city of Columbia is a part of that defining number.
The mobile kitchen has also responded to disasters such as tornadoes and hurricanes, as well as the site of the World Trade Center attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and the 1995 FederalBuilding bombing in Oklahoma City. Established by Little Caesars in 1985, the Love Kitchen exemplifies Little Caesars strong tradition of giving back to America’s communities and The Salvation Army’s motto of doing the most good.
“The Love Kitchen was created to provide quality meals for people who need them,” said Little Caesars franchisee Tim Putnam, as published on Little Caesars website. “As a member of the area business community, it’s important for us to support people when they need it and help make the community stronger. We’re excited to support this program with food and staff to provide a quality meal for people who otherwise may not get one.”
“We know that it’s important to reach out to the communities where we do business and help make a difference,” said David Scrivano, president and CEO of Little Caesars Inc., as published on Little Caesars website. “As a family company, we are proud to work together with our local franchisees and company-owned stores to coordinate the vehicle, staff and food and to be there for the people in Columbia who need assistance.”
According to Little Caesars website, Local Little Caesars franchise owners and company regional offices donate all food and labor costs for the Love Kitchen servings. An estimated 50,000 Little Caesars franchise owners and employees have volunteered their time over the years to support the program in their local communities.