Pizza Rustica Teams Up with UM-NSU Card to Raise Some Serious ‘Dough’

Miami Beach based Pizza Rustica, which serves huge slices of top quality pizza at affordable prices, is teaming up with University of Miami–Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD) to raise some serious ‘dough’ for an incredible organization.

In the month of December, Pizza Rustica will be launching the $1 a “LIKE” Campaign on Facebook to raise up to $3,000.00 for UM-NSU CARD. To participate is simple. Just go to Pizza Rustica’s official Facebook page at and click “LIKE”.   For each “LIKE” Pizza Rustica receives on its Facebook page, it will donate $1 to one of its favorite charitable organizations UM-NSU CARD, up to $3000.00.

“In light of the holiday spirit we hope this campaign is a great success!” says Pino Piroso founder of Pizza Rustica. “We would want nothing more than to give $3,000.00 to an important charity like CARD which does so much for the community!”

UM-NSU CARD is a comprehensive outreach and support program serving people with autism and related disabilities, their families, and the professionals who work with them. CARD seeks to provide support and assistance with the goal of optimizing the potential of people with autism, dual sensory impairment, and related disabilities .

Headquartered in South Beach, Florida, Pizza Rustica is a successful pizza restaurant operating and franchising company. Founded by Pino Piroso in 1996, Pizza Rustica has 19 restaurants located in 14 cities throughout the United States and Europe, most of them owned by independent franchisees. Among its many accolades, Pizza Rustica has been “Rated Excellent!” by Zagat, named “Best of Miami” by the Miami New Times, and featured in the New York Times, Food Network and E!  Entertainment Television.