Albuquerque, NM – April 13, 2017 – WisePies Pizza & Salad®, A Family Pizza Joint, announced today that the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Mexico will receive a total of $20,251.78 from the 2017 WiseInitiative Supporting Community fundraiser that positively impacts each and every community that has a WisePies Pizza & Salad restaurant.

From February 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017, all New Mexico WisePies locations fundraised for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Mexico and accomplished their goal by raising $10,251.78. In addition, Albuquerque-based SC3 International also owned by Steven B. Chavez donated an additional $10,000 to the cause.

“We are tremendously grateful for the partnership and generous support of WisePies Pizza & Salad,” said Tim Sheahan, President & CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Mexico. “The WiseInitiative is a noble investment in the future of the children and families of New Mexico. They make it possible for our kids to achieve all they dream of.”

“To me, there is no better cause than to support the future health, happiness and successes of upcoming generations. Our future is with our children, and we must continue to make positive impressions on them,” stated SC3International and WisePies Pizza & Salad Owner Steven B. Chavez. “I believe in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Mexico and am confident in the stewardship of this donation to create the greatest impact possible.”

The mission behind the annual WiseInitiative Supporting Community fundraiser is to support organizations that provide food, clothing, shelter and/or services to the youth in our communities. Through local sponsorships and events that directly support our local communities, WisePies Pizza & Salad continues to make a direct impact on our neighborhoods and families that need it most. We believe in the future of our communities and pledge to make an ongoing difference.

Since 1952, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Mexico (BGCCNM) has provided at-risk children, between the ages of 5 and 18, with a safe place to learn and grow. Currently the Club serves over 2,500 children in its Albuquerque and Rio Rancho Clubs, providing them with state-of-the-art programing administered by highly trained staff. Club members learn leadership skills, explore career opportunities, and become healthy individuals who are ready to tackle tomorrow’s challenges.

WisePies Pizza & Salad, a Family Pizza Joint, creates personal gourmet pizzas & calzones, fresh salads and hot wings prepared just the way you like it in under 5 minutes from start to finish. With an invitation for everyone to walk through the build-your-own pizza, calzone or salad process, the quality and personalization is unmatched with a budget-friendly price point that keeps guests coming back time and time again. The selection of pizza crusts, sauces, salad greens, dressings and toppings are prepared fresh daily to each store. WisePies offers the more health conscious guest many WiseChoices like traditional, whole-wheat and gluten-free crust along with freshly made salads and 30+ delectable toppings that allow our guests to create their very own WisePie or WiseSalad. meet healthy standards, but make each member of the family happy with the choices available.

Following a recent acquisition, WisePies Pizza & Salad is now solely owned by Steven B. Chavez and is headquartered in Albuquerque, NM. The first store opened on January 18, 2014, and has 10 stores with restaurant locations throughout New Mexico and in Tempe, AZ. WisePies Pizza & Salad has partnerships with Coca-Cola Freestyle, Dippin’ Dots and most locations now provide delivery service through GrubHub. Each restaurant location is independently owned and operated by a member of the franchisee network. Want your own pizza joint? We’ll make you and offer you can’t refuse at www.wisepiespizza.com/franchise.

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