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Mar 13th, 2023

On Pi Day, Dine at Mellow Mushroom – Lynchburg and Give Back to Local Healthcare Workers


LYNCHBURG, VA, March 13, 2023 – Local residents will make Pi Day (March 14) extra special for the hardworking medical staff at two health care facilities in Lynchburg. Workers and volunteers at Horizon Behavioral Health and Johnson Health Center (JHC) will be the beneficiaries of Mellow Mushroom’s “Pie for A Pie” community effort. On Pi Day, every pizza purchased (dine in, to go, online) turns into one pizza pie donated to staff and volunteers at the two healthcare providers.

Pizzas must be purchased on March 14 from the Mellow Mushroom – Lynchburg location on 1220 Greenview Drive.

“This community has supported our Mellow Mushroom since we opened a few years ago and we feel it is important for us to give back to those who work so hard to keep us all healthy,” said local Mellow Mushroom store co-owner Brit Campbell. “We’re encouraging our neighbors to join us for lunch or dinner at Mellow Mushroom on March 14 so we can support these important community members!”

“We are so appreciative that Mellow Mushroom in Lynchburg is donating pizza pies to Johnson Health Center’s dedicated and hard-working employees,” said JHC Associate Director of Development, Lauren Grimmett.

Matt Hartsook, Chief Financial Officer for Horizon Behavioral Health, says, “We are so grateful to the community we serve and Mellow Mushroom – Lynchburg for providing a special lunch for our employees.” 

Horizon Behavioral Health provides mental health, substance use and intellectual disability services in the City of Lynchburg, and the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell. Horizon promotes the health, independence and self-worth of those living in Central Virginia by providing community-based treatment, prevention, early intervention and other services for those affected by mental health, intellectual disabilities, substance use and co-occurring disorders.

Johnson Health Center serves Lynchburg and surrounding counties from eight locations, providing affordable, comprehensive healthcare. JHC has been serving the community for more than 25 years, offering primary care, behavioral health, dental, pharmacy, and OB/GYN services.

The Mellow Mushroom Lynchburg restaurant was named best pizza for the 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards by The News and Advance. The fan-favorite restaurant serving Lynchburg, Bedford, Campbell, Amherst, and surrounding areas also won third place in the Readers Choice Awards for Best Sports Bar. 

The cornerstone of the Mellow Mushroom menu are stone-baked pizzas featuring a crust made from five simple ingredients, including water from Appalachian Mountain springs. Other menu highlights are freshly made salads, munchies, handcrafted cocktails, and a wide selection of beers, including many from local breweries.


Mellow Mushroom Lynchburg Photos: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/8yshidrii7dix2rnap0nh/h?dl=0&rlkey=c1x9n45nxs77i44bhc5a4tfxu 

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About Mellow Mushroom

Mellow Mushroom was founded in Atlanta, Georgia in 1974 and today operates in 20 states. Each Mellow Mushroom is locally owned and operated. For over 40 years, Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers have been serving up fresh, stone-baked pizzas to order in an eclectic, art-filled, and family-friendly environment. 

For more information about Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers and to view the full menu of munchies, salads, pizzas, calzones, hoagies, and more, go to MellowMushroom.com, follow on Instagram, like on Facebook, or follow on TikTok.