July 2, 2012 |

2012 July: Pizzas 4 Patriots

By Pizza Today

As people across the country gather to celebrate Independence Day, there are thousands of American soldiers stationed in Afghanistan. Through the Pizzas 4 Patriots initiative, 30,000 Chicago-style deep-dish pizzas will be served to 90,000 soldiers in Afghanistan.

In 2008, Mark Evans, a retired U.S. Air Force master sergeant founded Pizzas 4 Patriots to bring a little piece of home to deployed American armed forces.

Watch Mark Evans explain the project to Jeremy White at Pizza Expo:

To read the full article published in the Chicago Sun-Times, click here.