NORTHAMPTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man going through treatment for colon cancer won a pizza parlor’s raffle for a year’s worth of free pies and then donated his prize to a food bank.
Thirty-six-year-old Josh Katrick, of Northampton, had just completed his eighth round of chemotherapy when he learned he was the winner of a contest sponsored by his favorite neighborhood restaurant.READ MORE: Updates: Strong Winds And Rain Moving Across Sacramento Region
After hearing of Katrick’s plans to donate the pizza to the Northampton Food Bank, the owners of Mario’s Pizza decided to double down and offer the prize to both him and the food bank.READ MORE: Two New Sandbag Locations Opened In Sacramento
Katrick says he’s been getting so much from family, friends and strangers during the past few months that he wanted to give back to those who could use the pizza more.
Roughly 1,200 people entered the contest.MORE NEWS: 'Major Flood Threat:' National Weather Service Says Storm Could Be Historic
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