필라델피아 학생이 굶주림과 노숙자 퇴치를 위해 돈을 모으기 위해 홈 메이드 피자를 나눠주고 있습니다

더 많은 영감을 원합니다, 긍정적 인 소식? The Good Stuff에 가입, 삶의 선을위한 뉴스 레터. 매주 토요일 아침에받은 편지함이 밝아집니다..

Ben Berman was planning to make pizzas for a dinner party with friends when the coronavirus pandemic hit.

It was March last year, and it was clear that gathering in large groups wasn’t safe. So the Wharton graduate student came up with a way to get rid of all of the pizza dough he had made for the partyand bring a smile to everyone’s face at the same time.
“나는 (말했다) my friends that if they come over, I will lower them pizza onto the street,” Berman, 28, CNN에 말했다.
He bought 40 feet of string and developed a pulley system to lower slices to friends from his second-story apartment window, 그의 웹 사이트에 따르면. “It was just something to brighten our day during that time with so much uncertainty staring us in the face,” 그는 말했다.
    A fun idea with friends soon turned into a way to make a big impact on the community.
    About midway through the summer, Berman began to ask friends whether they would donate to a good cause in the area when they came to get pizza. And that’s where the fundraising for Philadelphia hunger and homelessness non-profits, 같은 Philabundance, Project HomeShare Food Philly, 시작.
    Berman makes the pizzas in his apartment.

    I wanted to make an impact in areas that I felt like were hit particularly hard this year,” said Berman. “Two things that I know people are really struggling with is food security and homelessness this year more than ever before.
    오늘, Berman says he has made more than 500 pizzas and raised about $ 56,000 for the Philadelphia area through his project, which he named Good Pizza. He now makes 20 pizzas a week for lucky Philadelphians who are selected through a lottery to pick up a homemade pizza. Customers are asked to donate through Venmo if they are inspired to do so.
    For each pizza drop, he makes his favorite cheese pizza, finished with basil and his homemade garlic oil on the crust.
    The pizzas are free, but Berman asks people to donate to selected causes.

      Berman’s cause grew so much that he now has more than 24,000 추종자 Instagram에서 and receives messages from people all over the world who want to donate and help the cause.
      He says he is humbled by all the interest in his project and will continue to make pizzas and give back to the community.

      댓글이 닫혀 있습니다..