Josh Katrick had just undergone his eighth round of chemotherapy for colon cancer when he received a bit of good news.
The 36-year-old was told he won free pizza for an entire year from his neighborhood pizza restaurant in Northampton, Pennsylvania, but instead of immediately going to get a slice he paid it forward and donated his gift to a local food bank, CNN reports.
“You know the saying, ‘When life gives you lemons make lemonade,’Well, when life gives you pizza, give away a slice,” he told the news outlet.
Katrick, who was diagnosed in July, had been eating at Mario’s Pizza since he was a child and was one of 1,200 people to enter the competition. The winner would get two large pizzas and soda, every month for the next year.
After receiving an email on Friday from the restaurant telling him he won, Katrick responded asking if he could give the free …