Category Archives: Corporate Social Responsibility

Learning about Parang

Did you know that parang is sung at both Easter AND Christmas? If you didn’t then perhaps you should catch us on our Parang Education School Tour next year! For the second consecutive year, we teamed up with the young and vibrant parang band La Nueva Experiencia to bring some Christmas Cheer to children across […]

Mario’s Pizza Pledge

This Christmas, the Mario’s Pizza Pledge returns. Every Christmas we’re honoured to be able to select a deserving cause or home to donate the proceeds of our Pizza Pledge. This initiative partners with customers to donate $1-$5 with any purchase to the chosen NGO. Mario’s matches customers’ total donations and joins forces with the NGO […]

Scotiabank Women Against Breast Cancer 5K 2019

Shiniqua Lewis, Mario’s Marketing Assistant ( left) Ms Lynis Martin, Area Manager for the East Cluster (centre) and Ms Joanne Roberts, Area Manager for the South/Central area (right)   This month, Mario’s was proud to participate in the Scotiabank Women Against Breast Cancer 5K, which was held on Saturday September 28th. It was the 21st […]

Mario’s Kids Camp

This month, Mario’s played host to some very lucky kids as we held 2 sessions of our inaugural Mario’s Kids Camp on August 9th at Mario’s St. Augustine and then on the 16th at Mario’s Montrose, Chaguanas restaurant. Children were selected via a ‘Sing to Win” radio contest. To enter, children under the age of […]

Mario’s “bubbles a pot” for a good cause!

In July, Mario’s was humbled to be given the opportunity to work at Love All Serve All’s Port of Spain kitchen. They are an NGO that helps provide nutritious meals to the less fortunate and vulnerable members of our society. Members of our head office; restaurant management and staff all came together to cook a […]

Olympic Day 2019

Mario’s was delighted and honored to once again be a part of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee’s Olympic Day 2019. The event is geared towards instilling interest among the nation’s youth in the various athletic disciplines that our nation’s athletes participate in at the international level. As such, there is no shortage of sporting […]

Fun for So in Grande!

Earlier this month we visited the Sangre Grande Regional Corporation’s ‘Day of Fun for Special Needs Children’, an event geared towards raising awareness for special needs children in the area while advocating for the creation of a special needs school in the Sangre Grande Region. It is believed that the addition of a school in […]

Mario’s Pizza Pledge Delivers to Operation Smile

Last year’s Mario’s Christmas Pizza Pledge recipient was the Operation Smile home of Gasparillo. By matching your donations up to a value of $5 per donation, we managed to raise $15,000 together! We recently presented the cheque to the home’s management and they’ve informed us that the funds will be used for general maintenance including […]

Mario’s Gets Fit with Fit Kids

Fit Kids is a local organization dedicated to providing fun, physical activity for children of all ages. It was launched with one objective– to develop healthy and happy kids by engaging them in sport, and structured outdoor activities.  Creating a supportive environment for kids to learn new skills, make friends and most importantly, develop self-confidence […]

Mario’s Annual Pizza Pledge

– As part of our annual Pizza Pledge, we asked our staff to donate to homes throughout Trinidad. – These homes were selected by cluster. – The homes chosen this year were El Shaddai Restoration Home, Cyril Ross Nursery and Living Waters Children’s Home. The staff of the South, East and West Clusters donated gifts, […]

Mario’s Salutes a Champion!

We would like to extend congratulations to 3-time Gold Medal Winner and new CAC and National record holder, Nicholas Paul. His hard work, discipline and determination to win has paid off in spades and he has brought pride to a nation and its people. His performance at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean games was […]

Mario’s and Eco Impact: Fries for Mother Nature?

In 2013, Mario’s partnered with Eco Impact to help the environment by recycling its waste vegetable oil. Last month we reached a major milestone in our recycling program; we properly disposed of and recycled 33,587.5 gallons of vegetable oil. Now that’s a whole lot of fries! So, what exactly does one do with that much […]

Olympic Day 2018

Mario’s continues to support T&T’s Olympic athletes and this year’s Olympic Day was no different. Mario’s staff was in attendance on June 22nd  to help add to the fun at Woodford Square, Port of Spain. This year saw children from schools all over our nation, including 100 from Tobago, participating in the mini sports village. […]

United Way’s National Day of Caring

Sunday May 20th was United Way’s National Day of Caring; a day geared towards demonstrating a spirit of volunteerism and goodwill for the greater good of our communities in Trinidad and Tobago. In observation of this special occasion, we were pleased to partner with Procom to donate 25 school desks to the Debe Hindu School […]

ALTA Empowers

ALTA continues to fulfill their promise of Empowering adults through literacy, by providing free reading, writing and spelling classes for adults (16+) in Trinidad and Tobago. Throughout the school term, ALTA hosts reading circles at their different centres. Mario’s is honored to be able to work with them to visit 4 such centres and provide […]