The delivery person tried to get the pizza to its intended recipient-- perhaps spurred by Silge's $10 tip -- but the pizza didn't make it past security.
"We appreciate all creative efforts to reach Senator Hatch, particularly as we deal with a large volume of out-of-state callers that are preventing Utah constituents from reaching us," Hatch's office said in an email statement. "Unfortunately, the pizza did not make it through security screening because the office had not ordered it. As a result, we did not see the message attached to the pizza."
They have, however, since informed Hatch about Silge's concerns. "In the future, if constituents would like to tag us with a message when they send food to their local homeless shelter, we will be certain to share those thoughts with the Senator as well," the statement added.
Silge chronicled her unique outreach to her senator on social media: