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Hunt Brothers Pizza Fans Raise Money For Children Through Christmas Coloring Contest

Hunt Brothers® Pizza recently presented the local Middle Tennessee chapter of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation a donation of $7,300 in honor of its 7,300 retailer locations across the United States. Funds were raised during the company’s second annual Christmas Coloring Contest.

The contest ran from November 25 through December 31 and offered fans an opportunity to be entered into a random drawing for a $500 prize. To enter the contest, fans were invited to color in the graphics on the limited-time edition Hunt Brothers Pizza Christmas pizza boxes and submit a photo of their artwork online. For each submission, Hunt Brothers Pizza pledged to make a donation to Toys for Tots.

Thanks to the support and participation from families nationwide, Hunt Brothers Pizza is proud to announce the winner, Hallie Nichols of Oran, Missouri.

“She was so excited. She didn’t believe me at first. She was just in total shock,” said Cary Nichols, Hallie’s father. “Then I told her about how it helped raise money for Toys for Tots. That made her even happier, so I used that time to help her research what Toys for Tots does.”

All proceeds donated to the Middle Tennessee Toys for Tots Foundation will be used to purchase toys for all age groups in Middle Tennessee counties.

“It is an honor to support Toys for Tots and their mission to support less-fortunate children,” said Keith Solsvig, vice president of marketing for Hunt Brothers Pizza. “On behalf of Hunt Brothers Pizza, we congratulate Hallie Nichols and her family for winning the prize and thank all our fans for taking the time to participate and share their artwork with us. It is a blessing to see our fans come together to support such a worthy cause.”

About Hunt Brothers Pizza:
With more than 7,300 locations in 28 states, Hunt Brothers® Pizza is the nation’s largest brand of made to-order pizza in the convenience store industry. Perfect for today’s on-the-go lifestyle, Hunt Brothers Pizza offers original and thin crust pizzas with All Toppings No Extra Charge®, breakfast pizzas, Cheesebread and Marinara Dipping Sauce plus Hunt Brothers Pizza Wings and WingBites®. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, Hunt Brothers Pizza is family owned and operated with more than 50 years of experience in offering all of the food products, marketing programs, equipment and training for convenience stores to operate their own turnkey pizza program.

About Toys for Tots:
The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is a not-for-profit organization authorized by the U.S. Marine Corps and the Department of Defense to provide fundraising and other necessary support for the annual Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. Now in its 70th year, Toys for Tots provides joy and a message of hope to economically disadvantaged children through the gift of a new toy during the Christmas holiday season. The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation relies on individual donations from the American public as well as support from corporate sponsors.

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