Visit Ripley's Believe it or Not Orlando Florida for $5!
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Holds 2nd Annual Gimme Five Food Drive to Fight Hunger in Orlando Area
Donate 5 cans of food and get a ticket to Ripley's Orlando Odditorium for only $5 from November 4-8
Orlando, Fla. (Oct. 15, 2012) -Ripley's Believe It or Not! is bringing back its Gimme Five Food Drive campaign to combat hunger in all the cities where it has Believe It or Not! Odditoriums.
This year's event will take place from Sunday, November 4 through Thursday, November 8.
how it works: guests who bring a donation of five non-perishable food
items can get a ticket to Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando Odditoriumfor just $5 (regular adult ticket price is $19.99). All the food collected will go to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.
is a win-win situation," said Jim Pattison Jr., President of Ripley
Entertainment Inc. "We're able to help needy families put food on the
table and also offer a great discount when families visit our
Last year's Gimme Five Food Drive netted more than 15,000 donations and helped feed tens of thousands of people across the country.
Facts on hunger in the Central Florida:
Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida has provided more than 33
million pounds of groceries over the past 12 months.
Second Harvest provides more than 500 nonprofit agencies in Central Florida with food to give to their clients.
Many food bank clients say their children have to skip meals because there is not enough money for food.
Suggested donations include juice, soup, beans, tuna, cereal, canned fruits and vegetables, peanut butter, pasta, tomato sauce and baby food.
Orlando Odditorium is located at 8201 International Drive. Hours are
from 9:00 am to midnight daily (last entry is at 11:00 pm).
"Gimme Five" promotion may not be combined with any other offers. One
discount ticket available for every 5 non-perishable food items donated.
Director of Sales & Marketing, Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando Odditorium
Ripley Entertainment Inc. (www.ripleys.com), keepers
of the venerable Ripley's Believe It or Not! brand, is a global leader
in location-based entertainment, entertaining more than 12 million
annually at its 80-plus attractions in 10 countries. In addition to its
32 Believe It or Not!Odditoriums, the Orlando, Florida-based company has
publishing, licensing and broadcast divisions, best-selling books and
the popular syndicated cartoon strip, Ripley's Believe It or Not!, that
still runs daily in 42 countries. Ripley
Entertainment is a Jim Pattison Company, the third-largest privately held company in Canada.