Pizza Man With Heart Funds Elderly Meals Program

Pizza Man With Heart Funds Elderly Meals Program

by -

Pizza shop owner delivers medicine-WPIXvid-smThe owner of Fox’s Pizza, Tom Wynkoop, who earned media attention in early January after he volunteered to deliver their medicines to any homebound residents during an extreme snow storm in Pennsylvania, received many donations in the mail from strangers who heard about the gesture.

One man called from Nebraska, saying he wanted to buy a local stranger dinner. A minister from New Mexico sent a letter saying he used the story to begin his sermon. A thumbs-up came from Denmark.

Wynkoop thought about positive avenues in which to distribute the money, and he chose the local Meals on Wheels program, which delivers hot meals to shut-ins. He then matched the donations, doubling the amount of the check to $2,000.

(READ the story in the Daily Republic)

Photo- snapshot from WPIX January video