New Prince George’s County pizza joint has lofty goal of giving back to others

Good News Notes:

A new pizza restaurant in Prince George’s County, Maryland, is offering more than just a new place to get dinner.

The business is trying to give back in a big way.

When you walk into BurnBox Pizza, the phrase “everyone deserves to eat” is written in large letters taking up a main wall.

Ryan Whitfield, co-founder of the restaurant, said they have adopted those words as a mission.

“We’re always here to kind of help other people,” Whitfield said.

For every pizza purchased at BurnBox, the restaurant is donating a pizza to someone in need.

The goal is to give away 10,000 pizzas to local people with food insecurity by Oct. 1.

They’re already 60% there and are grateful for the community support so far.

“With good luck and the community’s support, hopefully, we can reach that goal,” said co-owner Shawndell Pullam.

The restaurant is partnering with Feeding America, Prince George’s County Food Equity Council and the Maryland Food Bank to donate the pies….”

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