Rapid Fired, Hot Head both planning tornado-relief fundraisers Thursday

Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 @ 3:01 PM

Rapid Fired Pizza and Hot Head Burritos will raise money this Thursday, June 13 for victims of the Memorial Day tornadoes.
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Rapid Fired Pizza and Hot Head Burritos will raise money this Thursday, June 13 for victims of the Memorial Day tornadoes.(Submitted)

Two locally based restaurant chains that share some cross-ownership will hold fund-raisers this Thursday, June 13, to benefit tornado disaster relief.

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Rapid Fired Pizza will be donating $1 to the Dayton Foundation Greater Dayton Disaster Relief Fund for every regular-sized entree purchased in participating Dayton area stores on Thursday. Hot Head Burritos will be making the same monetary donation to the same fund for every regular sized-entree purchased on that same day, June 13.

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“With so many people affected by the 15 tornadoes that hit the region, we felt it was our duty as members of these communities to give back and help support them the way they have supported us as they begin to rebuild,” Kelly Gray, vice president of Rapid Fired Pizza said in a release. Ray Wiley, founder and CEO of Hot Head Burritos and co-founder of Rapid Fired Pizza, echoed those sentiments on behalf of Hot Head.

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The donations will be made at participating stores. 

Rapid Fired Pizza opened its first store in Washington Twp. in 2015 and has grown 32 stores. Hot Head Burritos was founded in Kettering in 2007 and has grown to 78 locations in eight states.