Anna's Pizza & Pasta present $2,600 check to help homeless

Anna's Pizza & Pasta of Winnebago, Illinois,presenteda check for $2,600 to the Rockford Rescue Mission in recognition of Anna's "Two Pizza Makers, 24 Hours Straight Of Pizza Making For The Rockford Rescue Mission." Thefundraiser made money and heightened awareness of the homeless in the Rockford area.

"I think it's important that you seebusinessesstep up and say hey lead the charge and say let’s do this this thing and help out because everyone has to help out in some way,” said ownerBrian Weavel.

"This is the onlyjobI've ever had. That's all I really know is pizza making. So, to be able to use that to help out people in Rockford who need it is just a good feeling," said cook Jonah Nail.

Anna's Pizza & Pasta officials thankeveryone whohad a part in this successful fundraiser.If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Brian Weavel, owner of Anna's Pizza & Pasta, at(815)543-1065or email him atzellweavel@msn.com.