Providing meals to students is a Marshalltown Community School District priority, especially in the current time of crisis, and this week restaurants Pizza Hut and Wendy’s offered yummy surprises for students in support of the district’s meals program.
Students who picked up meals mid-week this week noticed a slice of Pizza Hut pizza included in their grab-and-go bag. A coupon for one free Wendy’s Jr. Frosty was also included with each meal. Both restaurant companies have locations in Marshalltown.
“I am so thankful to Pizza Hut for donating enough pizza to feel all children for a meal, and I’m thankful to Wendy’s for providing the Frosty coupons,” said MCSD Food Service Director Lynn Large. “During the school year, Pizza Hut Day is one of the kid’s favorite meals and I hope this gesture lets the kids know just how much we are missing them.”
She said the gesture also shows students how much the community cares about them during the difficult time brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“It’s so awesome to see businesses come forward wanting to give back in this time of uncertainty,” she said.