Scott Wiener, owner of Scott's Pizza Tours, introduced Slice Out Hunger to New Yorkers in 2009.
Stats are in from Slice Out Hunger's 2014 event, which was held on October 8 at St. Anthony's Church at Sullivan and Houston Streets, in Manhattan.
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1,000 people through the door.
8,659 tickets sold at $1 each.
50 participating pizzerias donated fresh pizza pies that sold for $1/slice.
Pizza came from all 5 boroughs + Hoboken, Jersey City, and Caldwell, NJ.
$30,000 raised to benefit Food Bank for New York City. That's 150,000 meals getting delivered to people who need them.
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Bravo to everyone who participated!
Here's a slideshow of photos from the event:
NOTE: Pizzacentric is looking into how to rebuild the website with larger scale images, but given the reality that nothing happens too quickly here, certian stories will post larger on the Michael Berman Photography website, at this link: Pizzacentric XL.
To access previous years' Pizzacentric stories about Slice Out Hunger, go here.
Official info about Slice Out Hunger and the Food Bank for NYC is available at: