Special to SW Rankin News
Little Caesars Pizza provided 480 free pizzas over a twenty-four-day period to Mississippi State Hospital as a show of support for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Little Ceasars, we can’t thank you enough,” said MSH Director James Chastain. “Your generosity and kindness has meant so much to our hard-working frontline staff. Pizza, pizza.”
MSH showed its appreciation through a video production and with pictures of staff displaying a variety of colorful signs.
Little Caesars, via the DoorDash delivery service, began delivering twenty pizzas per day to MSH on May 11. The May 11 deliveries, one at midday and the other in the evening, made for great start to National Hospital Week and National Skilled Nursing Care Week.
Little Caesars, home office in Michigan, is the third-largest pizza chain in the country and has numerous locations in central Mississippi, including two in Brandon, one in Pearl and another in Florence.
MSH, a program of the Mississippi Department of Mental Health, was founded in 1855 and helps the individuals it serves achieve mental wellness by encouraging hope, promoting safety, and supporting recovery. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission.