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Red Cross & California Pizza Kitchen - "Pizza with a purpose"

Fundraiser to support American Red Cross – Alabama Region
As an organization that depends on donations to carry out our mission, we are always thrilled to receive donations and support from a company in the community

The American Red Cross-Alabama Region and California Pizza Kitchen-Riverchase Galleria are set to team up July 16, 2015 for “Pizza with a purpose”. There are more than 100 days to make a difference this summer, and the American Red Cross urges the community to choose their day to make a difference.

“Pizza with a purpose” is a fundraising collaboration between California Pizza Kitchen-Riverchase Galleria and the American Red Cross-Alabama Region. It’s a summer of giving back to those in need and California Pizza Kitchen will donate twenty percent of their customer’s dine-in, carry out, catering or beverage check to the Red Cross.

“As an organization that depends on donations to carry out our mission, we are always thrilled to receive donations and support from a company in the community,” said Alicia Anger, Director of Communications and Marketing, Alabama Region. “Summer presents challenges for fire victims, disaster survivors and blood donations. Community support at this time is greatly needed.”

Customers who wish to donate must present the event flyer to their server at the California Pizza Kitchen-Riverchase Galleria.

“Pizza with a Purpose”

Thursday, July 16

9 a.m to 10 p.m.

California Pizza Kitchen

3470 Riverchase Galleria

Hoover, Ala. 35244

The American Red Cross Emergency App gives people instant access to customizable weather alerts, safety tips and preparedness information for 14 different emergencies, all in one free and easy to use app. The American Red Cross Emergency App, along with the others, can be found in app stores by searching for “Red Cross Emergency”, visiting redcross.org/apps or by texting GETEMERGENCY to 90999 for a direct link to download. Message and data rates for texting may apply.

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross, @alabamaredcross

How to donate blood

Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.