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 Odditorium for 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.
Suggested donations include
- Many food bank clients say their children have to skip meals because there is not enough money for food.
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.
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