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Pizza with a Purpose by Pappas in Scranton

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) A restaurant in Lackawanna County is doing its part to fight cancer, one pizza at a time. Pizza by Pappas in is holding its eighth annual fundraiser for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

Fifty percent of all pizza sales Tuesday and Wednesday (November 14-15)  will be donated to the nonprofit agency. People can eat in, take-out orders or get "take and bake pizzas" to cook at home.

The owners of Pizza by Pappas are hoping to sell roughly two thousand pizzas over the next two days. ”It's very gratifying to see people reaching out and Scranton and northeastern Pennsylvania is such a giving community -- it's not hard to get people to help out...."  said Jimmy Connors, of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Pizza by Pappas said the first few hours of the fundraiser has been very successful. They had already sold more than 300 pizzas by Tuesday afternoon


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