St. Pete Times Forum Announces Continuation of Community Friendly Friday This Week to Benefit Metropolitan Ministries
Participants in Supply Drive will receive Free Storm Tickets and Special Ticket Discounts
This week, donors are encouraged to bring a good to the St. Pete Times Forum Box Office from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Peanut butter, canned meat, large boxed cereal, canned fruit, canned or dry beans, rice, canned vegetables and pasta sauce are amongst the most needed food items. The Ministries is also seeking hygiene products such as shampoo, conditioner, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant and hand sanitizer.
Donors are encouraged to arrive early, as the first 150 participants will receive two vouchers to the opening night of Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate! on May 20 at 7:00 p.m.
Community members who participate on Friday will receive the following:
The first community friendly promotion of the summer was a huge success. In honor of the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, the St. Pete Times Forum held a phonebook recycling drive on the West Plaza of the arena. Community members answered the call to action by donating over 250 phonebooks.
For over 38 years, Metropolitan Ministries has served poor and homeless men, women and children in the Tampa Bay region. The Ministries has gone from a single room food pantry, to one of America's most effective and innovative caregivers. Serving as many as 2,000 meals daily from their main and outreach locations, the Ministries remains committed to breaking the cycle of poverty. For more information on Metropolitan Ministries, please visit www.metromin.org.
"We are so fortunate to live in such a giving community and to have the support of the St. Pete Times Forum. On behalf of the families we care for, and who will benefit from the Forum’s Community Friendly Friday, thank you, “ said Tim Marks of Metropolitan Ministries. “With so many families facing a crisis, these donations of life’s most basic essentials will grant a smile on hundreds of faces.”
Ticket discounts and special offers will be honored at the St. Pete Times Forum Box Office on Friday, May 7 from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. only. This offer is not valid through Ticketmaster. For more information, please call , or visit www.sptimesforum.com.