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Santia’s Legacy of Love

Posted on May 14, 2018 in Current Events, Helping Families

Santia’s Legacy of Love Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the movements that take our breath away. Join us on Wednesday, May 23 at 4pm to benefit Santia’s Scholarship! Click image for more...

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A Sliver Of Hope For Steve

Posted on Jan 25, 2018 in Families In Need, Helping Families

A Sliver Of Hope For Steve Wednesday, February 21st 4-10pm Big Apple Pizza & Pasta 2311 S. 35th Street (across for IRSC’s Main Campus) As always, 100% of all food and beverages sold, along with all staff salaries and tips, will benefit Steve and his family. Fort Pierce grandfather Steve Holt suffers from a genetic liver disorder, and without a transplant, he will die. You can help Steve and his family through this difficult chapter just by eating pizza, enjoying great music, and sharing a moment of your time to wish the family...

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For The Love of Layne!

Posted on Jan 8, 2018 in Current Events, Families In Need, Helping Families

Updated: Thursday, January 25th, 2018 Big Apple Pizza owner, Scott Van Duzer, wanted the entire family to see the support they have from the community. From the fundraiser, a DJ called the mother and grandmother in the hospital so they could say some words to the crowd. “If you could see what I’m seeing and what everyone here is seeing, you would be amazed at the amount of support,” the DJ said to the crowd. “It’s been an inspiration to us and we’re truly overwhelmed by all of the support and the well wishes you’ve been sending to us,” said Leigh Chesney, Layne’s mother. She also updated everyone on Layne’s condition, saying she’s healing and her prognosis improves daily. “We were able to hear her speak [Wednesday] for the first time since the accident. She repeatedly said I love you, I love you, I love you. It was just...

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Join Team Cookie

Posted on Oct 4, 2017 in Current Events, Families In Need, Helping Families

Wednesday, October 11 4 – 10pm Big Apple Pizza & Pasta 2311 S. 35th Street, Fort Pierce It’s Round Two and Carrie “Cookie” Conley is kicking cancer’s ass. The mother of two is battling Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, and with your help, it’s a fight this family plans to win! Come out, eat some pizza, share a hug with the family,donate blood and/or a few dollars, and join Team...

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Against The Odds: Man Lives To Celebrate 21st Birthday

Posted on Jul 13, 2017 in Awards & Recognitions, Current Events, Helping Families, Special Events

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – It was a 21st birthday that wasn’t supposed to happen. A Port St. Lucie man, who has outlived his doctor’s prognosis, became of legal age Wednesday. When Dylan Picariello was 3 and a half years old and seemingly healthy, doctors found an inoperable brain tumor. It grew aggressively. At 6-years-old, he was given two weeks to two months to live. But Wednesday he turned 21-years-old. Pizza and beer: those were the requests from the birthday boy. “Perfect birthday, that’s what we’re trying to do for the man. Trying to keep my man happy, Dylan,” said Jordan Vanduzer from behind the counter, making pizza, at Big Apple Pizza in Ft. Pierce. Read full article...

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Out Of The Woods

Posted on Oct 28, 2016 in Families In Need, Helping Families, Special Events

Wednesday, November 9th from 4-10pm join us at Big Apple Pizza in Fort Pierce to help out St. Lucie Deputy Chief School Security Mark Woods. He was badly burned and needs out help. He has helped us, now let’s help him! 100% of all food & beverage sales including tips and salaries, auction items & raffle ticket sales will be donated to the Woods family....

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