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Angelo's Raises $35,000 for Freed Kidnapping Victims

On Thursday, the Lakewood pizza shop donated all of the proceeds from pizza sales to Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight.

Updated 2:30 a.m. Angelo's owner Tom Kess told Lakewood Patch that the pizza shop raised about $35,000 for kidnapping victims Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight.

Ruth May 17, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Thank you to Tom Kess for his generosity. This is not the first time he has donated for a good cause as he has sponsored other non-profit organizations in the past. He stated he has been "blessed." May others pay it forward and do good works also. Proud to be living in Lakewood.
Amanda Gunnels May 17, 2013 at 11:26 AM
God bless you all...this is wonderful for these women.
Barbara Leah May 17, 2013 at 12:02 PM
This is why Angelo's Pizza is number one.
Sandra Rodriguez May 17, 2013 at 12:48 PM
Many blessings Tom & Staff. You truly showed the compassion of Christ through this amazing deed!! I agree with Barbara....that's why Angelo's is Numero 1 in Lakewood!
maggie j robinson May 17, 2013 at 02:52 PM
Tom God Bless you, thanks. We couldn't get thru on the phone to order, but if we could have we would have. We'll see you next WED when you donate AGAIN, for the Children's free care fund .....God Bless you richly!
Cherie Simpson May 17, 2013 at 03:16 PM
In a world where we hear so much about evil people TAKING from innocent people, it is so WONDERFUL to know there are still caring and loving people on this earth. GOD BLESS Tom and his staff for GIVING SO FREELY to help the innocent, Amanda, her beautiful little girl, Gina and Michelle :o)
Julie Tittl May 17, 2013 at 03:29 PM
Thank You Tom Kess, Angelo's Pizza! Proud to be a Lakewoodite!
Rick Borelli May 18, 2013 at 02:48 AM
Hats off to Angelo's for a truly wonderful expression of generosity, caring and community involvement! A BIG Thank You for ALL you do for for Lakewood and the Greater Cleveland area.
Patch reader May 21, 2013 at 01:39 PM
Angelo's ROCKS! God bless them and all the folks who stepped up to show these girls how much the community really does care. The pizza in the video looks scrumptious! No wonder Angelo's is so popular.

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