For the first time ever, the first 20,000 pizza lovers have purchased BOOK IT! The bottom receives a FREE special edition. ORDER IT! T-shirt
PLANO, Texas, January 5, 2022 / PRNewswire / – As of today, Pizza Hut offers BOOK IT! Bundle, the perfect way to feed the whole family while meeting the New Year’s resolutions of giving back.
Available through December 31, 2022 at participating Pizza Hut locations across the country, for each ORDER IT! Package sold, Pizza Hut will donate $ 1.00 to our literacy partner First Book, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring educational equality. BOOK IT! The package contains 2 large pizzas with 1 topping and breadsticks, making it the ideal feast for past and present. ORDER IT! loving families1.
Pizza Hut brings back all the nostalgic feelings, and also offers a free special edition, retro-inspired BOOK IT! t-shirt with online orders of BOOK IT! Pack through January 18, 2022. The first 20,000 pizza lovers to buy BOOK IT! Bundle online receives a redemption code that can be entered on theBOOKITshop.com for one (1) free t-shirt2. By using their redemption code, they can pick up their coveted prize as quickly as they have received their personal Pan Pizza® and ORDER IT! buttons as children.
“We have been supporting child skills for 37 years and we are proud to expand our reach through our partnership with the non-profit organization First Book. Giving reading to those who need it most is an action we find incredibly rewarding and being able to do that by simply ordering pizza makes it a win-win, “said Pizza Hut CMO, Lindsay Morgan. “We first offered BOOK IT! T-shirts during the launch of Camp BOOK IT! Back in October, and pizza lovers claimed over 5,000 BOOK IT! T-shirts in just under three hours, so fans will have to move fast to get ’em while hot! Every time I wear a BOOK IT! t-shirt out of the house, the touching comments I get from total strangers remind me of the power of the program and the passion people have for it – we’ve got something special with BOOK IT! “
BOOK IT! Bundle marks Pizza Hut’s latest commitment to childhood reading skills as part of the iconic BOOK IT! program, which was first introduced in 1984 and has since impacted more than 65 million students nationwide as the country’s longest-running, business-assisted reading program.
“Pizza Hut has a long history of supporting reading through its BOOK IT! Program, which millions of students and educators can attest to,” he said. Cool room, president, CEO and co-founder of First Book. “We are excited to be the recipient of this current initiative and to continue to work together to create new opportunities to promote educational equality in 2022 and beyond.”
From acting as a matching partner during First Book’s recent “Give a Million” holiday gift campaign, to collaborating with the organization to cure a collection of diverse and inclusive children’s book titles as part of First Book’s Stories for All projectTM, Pizza Hut is proud to work with First Book to deliver high quality, free and inexpensive books and resources to educators across the country.
About Pizza Hut®
Pizza Hut, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), has more restaurant locations in the world than any other pizza company. Founded in 1958 in Wichita, Kan., Pizza Hut operates nearly 18,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries. With easy ordering options, including the Pizza Hut mobile app, website and Amazon and Google devices, Pizza Hut is committed to providing an easy pizza experience – from order to delivery – and features Hut Rewards®, the Pizza Hut loyalty program that gives points to every dollar spent on food in any way you order.
Now more than ever, restaurants have an important role to play in helping feed families safely. As the largest pizza brand in the world by number of stores, Pizza Hut is committed to doing its thing. To help keep team members and customers safe, customers can get their favorite Pizza Hut pizza via three contactless offers: pickup, delivery or transportation3. After becoming the first national pizza brand to offer contactless pickup at the curb, Pizza Hut launched The Hut Lane ™, a dedicated digital order pickup window available in more than 1,500 locations across the country.
Pizza Hut is the creator of The BOOK IT! Program, which is the country’s longest running business-assisted literacy program. Based on this legacy, the program’s BOOK IT! the Community Initiative is designed to provide access to books and educational resources, empower teachers and inspire lifelong love of reading. The program is rooted in the foundation set by Pizza Hut BOOK IT! Program that affects more than 14 million students each year.
Pizza Hut is the official and sole pizza sponsor for the NFL and NCAA®.
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About the first book
Founded in Washington DC, in 1992 as a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit social enterprise, First Book is a leader in educational equity. Over its 29-year history, First Book has distributed more than 200 million books and educational resources with a retail value of more than $ 2 billion. First Book believes that education gives children in need the best way out of poverty. First Book breaks down barriers to quality education by providing its network of more than 500,000 registered teachers, librarians, after-school leaders and others serving children in need, millions of free and affordable high-quality new books, educational resources and basic necessities through it award-winning First Book Marketplace nonprofit e-commerce site. First Book Network includes the largest and fastest growing community of formal and informal educators serving children in need.
First Book also expands the breadth and depth of the education field through a family of social enterprises, including First Book Research & Insights, its proprietary research initiative, and First Book Accelerator, which brings best-in-class research-based strategies to the classroom through relevant, useful educator resources. First Book Impact Funds targets support for areas of need, such as rural areas or increased diversity in children’s books.
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Brett LeVecchio, Pizza Hut
972.338.6730 / Brett.LeVecchio@yum.com
1 Extra charge for pan, stuffed crust, extra cheese and extra toppings. Product availability, combination of discounts and offers, prices and participation may vary.
2 Limit 1 free code per. online order. Offer available for the first 20,000 online orders through January 18, 2022. The code must be redeemed per February 28, 2022.
3 Team members do their best to accommodate contactless, curbs and other instructions, but availability may vary and is not guaranteed. Delivery areas, fees and minimum requirements vary. Shipping fee is not a tip from the driver.
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