Pizza Pizza's Slices for Smiles Fund Raises $175,000 for Children's Miracle Network

TORONTO, ONTARIO -(Marketwire - Dec. 7, 2010) - Attention News/Assignment Editors: A photo for this release is available via Marketwire on the picture wire of The Canadian Press.

Pizza Pizza Limited will conclude 2010 having achieved its most successful year of fundraising by donating $175,000 to Children's Miracle Network. This is the third consecutive year that the Slices for Smiles Fund has supported Children's Miracle Network and the 14 children's hospitals it assists in Canada.

Pizza Pizza Limited, through its Pizza Pizza and Pizza 73 banners, holds its Slices for Smiles fundraiser twice each year, during the third week of April and October respectively. This year, restaurants across the country participated by collecting donations and selling discounted pizzas. Athletes from local sports teams were also on hand in several communities to encourage the spirit of giving.

"We are dedicated to putting smiles on children's faces and improving lives across the country," said Pat Finelli, chief marketing officer for Pizza Pizza and Pizza 73. "Our team is thrilled to have seen customers come together to support this great cause, helping us to exceed our fundraising expectations."

The Slices for Smiles Fund was formed in 2007 to provide children with a better quality of life and has raised more than $585,000 in support of children's charities across Canada.

About Children's Miracle Network

Children's Miracle Network is an international non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children by raising funds for children's hospitals. Each year, over 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals – 14 of which are in Canada – provide the finest medical care, life-saving research and preventive education to help millions of kids overcome diseases and injuries of every kind. To learn more, go to: www.childrensmiraclenetwork.ca.

About Pizza Pizza Limited

Founded in 1967, Pizza Pizza Limited is Canada's pizza pioneer and one of the country's most successful quick service restaurant chains. With its Pizza Pizza and Pizza 73 banners, the company plays an active role in the communities it serves through fundraisers, donations and local sponsorships at the corporate and franchise levels. The company is guided by a mission to provide the "best food, made especially for you" with a focus on quality ingredients, customer service and continual innovation. Visit www.pizzapizza.ca and www.pizza73.com for more information.

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