September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month and PizzaRev is doing its part to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) mission to cure cancer.
Throughout September, PizzaRev’s 20 corporate restaurants throughout greater Los Angeles are collecting donations to support the cause. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (California Southern Chapter) is also inviting Light The Night Walk participants to host their team fundraisers at PizzaRev. PizzaRev will donate 20 percent of proceeds from all Light The Night fundraisers to the local LLS chapter.
“Everyone knows someone touched by cancer. We are proud supporters of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the revolutionary research they fund to help find a cure for blood cancer,” said Nicholas Eckerman, co-CEO and co-founder of PizzaRev.
LLS is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to finding cures for leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, and other blood cancers. Through its efforts, LLS has invested more than $1 billion in cutting-edge research to advance therapies. Thanks to research, survival rates for patients with many blood cancers have doubled, tripled, and even quadrupled since the early 1960s. Yet, despite these advances, about one third of patients with blood cancer still do not survive even five years after their diagnosis.
“PizzaRev is making a life-saving impact in the Greater Los Angeles community through their support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and our mission to end cancer,” said Alana Seger, Executive Director, LLS California Southland Chapter. “LLS could not be more proud to be their leading charity partner throughout 2016 and into the future so together we can continue to fund cutting-edge research and help those in need with insurance co-pay assistance as well as travel assistance grants right here in Southern California.”
To book a Light The Night fundraiser at your nearest PizzaRev visit www.PizzaRev.com/fundraisers.
PizzaRev is a Craft Your Own fast-casual pizza concept that has reinvented the way America eats its favorite food. Guests are empowered to fully customize an 11” pizza for one price. Homemade dough options, flavorful sauces, all-natural cheeses, and more than 30+ artisanal toppings, everything is on display at PizzaRev and assembled right before your eyes. The pizzas are then fired in a 900-degree, stone-bed oven, which produces a thin and crispy Roman-style pizza in just three minutes. Los Angeles-based PizzaRev was founded in 2012; the executive team possesses a combination of Fortune 500 operating experience and high-profile restaurant management.
PizzaRev is currently franchising and announced a strategic partnership with Buffalo Wild Wings in 2013. The company currently operates 45 locations with more than 200 additional franchises under development across Mexico, Washington, D.C. and 17 states: AZ, CA, CO, GA, MA, MN, NE, NJ, ND, NV, NY, OH, SD, TN, TX and UT.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world, provides free information and support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care.
Founded in 1949 and headquartered in Rye Brook, New York, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit www.LLS.org. Patients should contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET.