Pizza Hut US Raises $2.7 Million for WHR

Jan 22, 2014 10:00 AM ET

Pizza Hut US brought to life its World Hunger Relief theme of "Together We Can Make a Greater Tomorrow," raising more than $2.7 million for the 2013 campaign and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

The top-performing restaurants were: Tumbleweed Pizza Partners Franchise in San Angelo, Texas – $10,417 and Daland Franchise in Crysta l River, Fla. – $5,840.

This year's campaign continued a successful partnership with Hulu, rewarding customers who donated $3, $5, or $10 online at with two weeks of free Hulu Plus access. For every customer that became a paying subscriber after the trial period, Hulu donated $4 to World Hunger Relief and an additional $4 for every customer that remained a subscriber for at least two months.

Pizza Hut also built on the success of its 2012 initiatives by adding a Community Outreach Ambassador Program to drive enthusiasm within the restaurants. More than 2,300 ambassadors participated, bringing in on average $260 more per restaurant than restaurants without an ambassador.

Latosha Sanders from Laurel, Mississippi (NPC Franchise) was the top performing ambassador, raising $6,397 for WHR. The ten top-performing ambassadors received recognition of $100 in incentive funds.

Congratulations to the winners and the entire Pizza Hut team for demonstrating their Huge Hearts and commitment to ending world hunger!

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