Pizza parlor's charity feeds 15,000 homeless people in one year

Pizza Parlor's Charity Feeds 15,000 Homeless in 1 Year
Pizza Parlor's Charity Feeds 15,000 Homeless in 1 Year


At Rosa's Fresh Pizza in Philadelphia, customers can "pay it forward" by pre-purchasing $1 slices of pizza for people in need.

Owner Mason Wartman, who left his Wall Street job to open the pizza parlor, says the concept started with just one customer, one dollar, and one Post-it note.

Word of mouth spread and soon the walls were covered in colorful notes with encouraging messages.

Since that first pay-it-forward slice, Rosa's has provided nearly 15,000 pizza slices to needy Philadelphians.

If one small business's act of kindness can make this big of an impact in their community, imagine what could happen if businesses everywhere did the same?


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