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Marco's Pizza kicks off "Year of the Volunteers"

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Marco's Pizza is showing it's commitment to the Savannah community.

The eatery teamed up with United Way Hands on Savannah to host the "Year of the Volunteers." 

All throughout 2013 they will be holding different events to help raise money for various charities.

The eatery hosted hosted it's kickoff event on Saturday, inviting six different charities to come in for a day of food and fun at its location on Derenne Ave.

"Marco's is giving back this year and celebrating excellence in volunteerism through advocating through different nonprofit partners that we've invited here today. Working throughout the next year to recruit new volunteers and celebrate some of the existing successes that we've seen and had." said Kim Fritz, from United Way Hands on Savannah.

Just last year Marco's Pizza gave more than $14,000 to various charities in the community, and also rewarded local volunteers throughout the year with special appreciation days.

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