Your Pie Ponies Up 1,000 Free Pies
By Carol Niemi For The Crier
Dunwoody pizza restaurant owners Morgan and Lisa Maclellan have answered the call of their company’s founder to give back to the community. In August at the annual meeting of Your Pie franchisees, company founder Drew French challenged all Your Pie owners to give 1,000 pizza pies to help feed hungry families in their community during the coming year.
“Community is one of our core values,” said French, “because a responsible company gives back to the community. This challenge makes community involvement more formalized.”
Dunwoody residents Morgan and Lisa Maclellan had opened Your Pie Perimeter just a year before, but Lisa immediately began looking for a local Dunwoody charity that would benefit from the free pizzas.
After looking for a month, she heard about Family Promise of North Fulton/DeKalb at a networking event of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber of Commerce.
“I was really impressed at how they help,” she said.
Operating out of several churches and synagogues mainly in Dunwoody and Sandy Springs, but also in Roswell and Alpharetta, Family Promise provides shelter, hospitality, temporary assistance and case management for families with children experiencing situational homelessness. To read the full article, click here.