Bradenton pizzeria helping those in need on National Pizza Day

BRADENTON, Fla. (WFLA) — It’s National Pizza Day and to celebrate, the owners at Casa Di Pizza in Bradenton want to use the unofficial holiday to give back to the community and fight hunger

Joseph Jacobbi owns Casa Di Pizza and joined the Pizza Across America movement. More than 8,000 pizzerias across the country are on a mission to make the largest community pizza donation in history.

Joseph Jacobbi and other pizzeria owners had to choose between donating to a local food bank, soup kitchen or shelter. Casa Di Pizza is doing its part by donating ten pizzas to the local Salvation Army.

Check out these National Pizza Day deals at Tampa Bay area restaurants.

Here are some fun facts from National about the foreign food that is arguably at the top of Americans favorite foods.

National Pizza Day Fun Facts

  • 65% of Americans normally eat 3+ slices of pizza in one sitting.
  • 10% of Americans Like Pineapple on Pizza
  • Only 2% of Americans dislike pizza
  • America’s favorite pizza toppings are: pepperoni (35%), sausage (13%), bacon (11%), pineapple (10%), and mushrooms (10%).

STORIES OTHERS ARE CLICKING ON- provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s