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Tennessee Restaurant Offers Free Pizza To Government Workers During Shutdown

Posted at 9:35 PM, Jan 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-05 21:35:20-05

JOHNSON CITY, Tn. (CNN) – A Tennessee pizza parlor is doing its part to help federal workers affected by the partial government shutdown.

Scratch Pizza in Johnson City says it will give a free pizza to any furloughed federal government employee.

Since the announcement was made Friday, pizzeria owner Jamie Wrestler says her business has given away at least 150 dollars worth of pizza.

To those effected by the Shutdown,It’s totally unfair what is happening to you. We are offering a free pizza to…

Scratch 发布于 2019年1月4日周五

She says it’s the least the restaurant can do to help those not getting paid.

“They are very, they are very grateful you know it’s the least we can do really, just hoping they get back to work and being productive citizens again…so if we can help some families maintain their sense of dignity and get a meal out like they usually do, we’re happy to do it,” said Wrestler.

To get the free pizza, customers must show their government I.D.