Papa Gino’s And D’angelo Salute Hungry Heroes With Free Meal Deliveries For Healthcare Workers
Restaurants to Deliver Food to Healthcare Teams Every Week to Thank Them for Their Service
April 08, 2020 // Franchising.com // Dedham, MA - New England Authentic Eats, LLC, parent company of Papa Gino’s Pizzeria and D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches, announced today that both brands will donate meals to healthcare facilities who are fighting the outbreak of COVID-19 in New England communities. This includes hospitals, assisted living facilities, medical offices, urgent care clinics and other healthcare facilities.
The program, kicking off today at seven hospitals and one assisted living facility, will deliver 16 X-Large Papa Gino’s Cheese Pizzas or 5 D’Angelo’s Sandwich Boxes that include 10 sandwiches each to dedicated doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers. The first recipients of the program are listed below.
- Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
- Veteran’s Hospital, West Roxbury, MA
- Norwood Hospital, Norwood, MA
- St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Brighton, MA
- The Enclave of Franklin, Franklin, MA
- Morton Hospital, Taunton, MA
- Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
- Elliot Hospital, Manchester, NH
The restaurants plan to deliver meals to healthcare workers at facilities across New England every week for the next 10 weeks.
Papa Gino’s and D’Angelo encourage the public to suggest healthcare facilities to receive the meal deliveries on their social media channels by Tweeting at @PapaGinos using #pizzamyheart, at @DAngelo using #everydayheroes, or by emailing suggestions to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
As always, the health and safety of the healthcare workers and Papa Gino’s and D’Angelo team members is a priority, and the donations will be carried out using proper social distancing practices, No-Contact Delivery, and in coordination with each facility’s designated representatives.
“We all know that our healthcare workers on the frontlines of combatting this pandemic are the heroes of this situation,” said New England Authentic Eats CEO Tom Sterrett. “As a local company with deep roots in the communities we serve, we want to do our small part to fuel and care for the people who are caring for us during this crisis.”
This program is an extension of Papa Gino’s and D’Angelo’s ongoing community giving programs. Both brands reward everyday heroes monthly with free food deliveries, including first responders, teachers and animal rescue workers, who are essential to their communities.
About Papa Gino’s
Founded in 1961, Papa Gino’s Pizzeria is a proud New England staple with a heritage of serving high quality, handmade pizzas with fresh ingredients and an 80-year old Italian family recipe. From a single restaurant in East Boston, Papa Gino’s has expanded over the years and now has nearly 100 restaurants in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Connecticut, and is proud to be New Englanders’ neighborhood pizzeria.
About D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches
With roots stretching back to 1967, D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches has been serving generations of hungry New Englanders on-the-go, great tasting, grilled sandwiches like our legendary Steak Number 9® and original Steak & Cheese. Today, each restaurant remains proud to serve authentic New England sandwiches with the same highest-quality meats and breads that first won over fans more than 50 years ago.
SOURCE Papa Gino’s
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