Thursday, August 7, 2014

HELP OUT: FEED THE CHILDREN DAY AT SIX FLAGS GREAT AMERICA 8/9/14

ON AUGUST 9, HELP KIDS BE KIDS 
THIS SUMMER BY CELEBRATING 
FEED THE CHILDREN DAY 
AT SIX FLAGS GREAT AMERICA

Proceeds from Tickets and On-Site Activities Directly Help Feed American Children in Need This Summer 




       
Whether it’s sharing a funnel cake with a friend, taking a thrilling ride on the newest roller coaster, or meeting your favorite lovable characters, nothing screams “summer” like a trip to Six Flags. But for some kids, summer isn’t synonymous with carefree fun; summer means they don’t know when or where they’ll eat their next meal. That’s because the subsidized or free meals they rely on during the school year are not available during the summer break.

Feed the Children and Six Flags will offer several ways for park-goers to get involved on “Feed the Children Day” – August 9 – starting with the iconic Six Flags fountains. All coins tossed into designated fountains this summer will be donated to Feed the Children to help defeat child hunger in America.

As part of a friendly competition among 11 of the 16 locations, each park has a goal to raise $20,000 for child hunger on “Feed the Children Day.” 



This special day will include:

· Kids’ Dance Hour: Held at [1:30pm] near the Feed the Children display in Hometown Square  during “Feed the Children Day,” ambassadors will be providing information on the cause while leading guests in a fun dance-a-thon.

· Ticket Proceeds: $1.50 from every advanced ticket purchased and $0.50 from every ticket purchased at the gate on August 9 will go towards feeding children.

“Feed the Children Day” at Six Flags Great America is part of a nationwide series of events held this summer at all Six Flags theme park locations. The partnership, which will extend throughout the year, is part of Feed the Children’s renewed vision to create a world where no child goes to bed hungry.

Saturday, August 9, 2014: Feed the Children Day
10:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Park hours
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Kids’ Dance Hour in Hometown Square

Six Flags Great America | 542 N Route 21, Gurnee, IL 60031



All Summer Long at Six Flags
Make your change last when you throw it in to the designated Feed the Children fountain at Six Flags this summer. All proceeds collected will be donated to help create a world where no child goes to bed hungry. Guests can also purchase a Feed the Children offer sheet at select Six Flags retail locations for special offers on various in-park items, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Feed the Children.

To learn more about Feed the Children and get involved, visit www.feedthechildren.org, in addition to www.facebook.com/feedthechildren
and Twitter @feedthechildren.


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