Villa Italian Kitchen Hosts ‘Pizza With Purpose’ Campaign To Give Back Peace Joy & Pizza Sweepstakes Starts Today

Fans Can Enter the PEACE, JOY & PIZZA Sweepstakes for a chance to win $2000 by Texting to Win or Entering on Villa’s Facebook Page – Villa will Match $2000 and Donate to a Charity of the Winner’s Choice!

MORRISTOWN, NJ, November 23, 2015: Villa Restaurant Group, global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor, announced Villa Italian Kitchen restaurants have kicked off its first-ever “Pizza with Purpose” campaign with a PEACE, JOY & PIZZA Sweepstakes. Guests can enter for a chance to win $2000. Villa Italian Kitchen will then match that amount and donate $2000 to a charity of the winner’s choice on their behalf.

Guests can enter the PEACE, JOY & PIZZA Sweepstakes two ways: text-to-win “Villa” to 973-241-8500 or enter on Villa’s Facebook page for a chance to win $2000 and daily prizes beginning today. All entrants will receive a thank you coupon for a free Pepsi drink with any purchase. No purchase necessary. Event ends on January 5, 2016.

Daily instant win prizes for the PEACE, JOY & PIZZA Sweepstakes include items such as Tom’s Shoes, Hand in Hand Luxury Soap, and LSTN Wooden earbuds, all which give back to those in need:

  • Tom’s Shoes: Each pair of shoes purchased = a pair of shoes for a child in need.
  • Hand in Hand: Donates a bar of soap for every one purchased and provides a month of clean water to children in need.
  • LSTN Sound: Travels around the world with Starkey Hearing Foundation to help over 20,000 people hear.

“This holiday season Villa wants to wish peace, love and prosperity, to everyone through our community oriented sweepstakes,” said Mimi Wunderlich, Brand Manager of Villa Italian Pizza. “We invite pizza fans to take part in Villa’s first ‘Pizza with Purpose’ campaign to help us give back to those in need,” she continued. “The crew is excited about this new program and will be sporting PEACE, JOY & PIZZA shirts during the sweepstakes to remind guests about texting to win and helping others in the process.”

For more information or to enter, visit Villa Italian Kitchen's Facebook page at:

Villa Italian Kitchen features Neapolitan and pan pizzas, made daily with fresh dough, 100% whole milk mozzarella and homemade sauce. Villa’s handmade Stromboli is always a favorite, and Italian pastas and entrees make for a delicious lunch or dinner. Villa offers large to-go orders and catering, perfect for pizza lovers, family or events.

About Villa Restaurant Group? (previously known as Villa Enterprises)

Villa Restaurant Group is a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor. Founded in 1964 by Michele Scotto, a Naples, Italy native, Villa Restaurant Group, began as a small pizzeria next to the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City. Today, Villa Restaurant Group is an international organization that recently celebrated its 51st anniversary with nearly 400 quick-serve restaurants in malls, airports, casinos and other high-traffic locations.

Villa’s QSR brands, including Villa Italian Kitchen, Villa Pizza, Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads, Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt, South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries and Far East, can be found across 41 U.S. states, Puerto Rico and eight additional countries. Villa also operates 12 full-service restaurants in suburban New Jersey under the 40North Group brand including The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, The Office, Steelworks Buffet & Grill, Piattino and George & Martha’s. For more information, please visit

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