Thousands of Chicago-style pizzas are headed overseas to members of the military in time for Super Bowl Sunday. The nonprofit group Pizza 4 Patriots has been sending pies to service members since 2008. Their mission is to bring service members the comforts of home while they're deployed.
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Gov. Pat Quinn has partnered with the group and DHL Express for the project. Pizza 4 Patriots says 21,000 pizzas will be shipped to Afghanistan and Kuwait. The pizzas will be packed ready to bake and come from the pizza maker “Great Kitchens” in suburban Chicago.