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WEHRENBERG THEATERS' CANS FILM FESTIVAL
Donate canned food items & see movies for FREE!
Wehrenberg Theaters will host its annual "Cans Film Festival" to benefit The Salvation Army's Tree of Lights Campaign on Saturday December 1st from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
On this day, theater guests who bring at least five canned food items to Wehrenberg Theaters' Campbell 16 Cine will receive FREE ADMISSION to any movie that day before 5 p.m!
Guests who bring a total of fifteen canned good items will then also receive a free movie pass to use during a future visit. Wehrenberg Theaters will also award one year-long movie pass to the single largest canned food donation received during the food drive in the entire theatre circuit.
Movies showing on Saturday December 1st include Rise of Guardians, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Skyfall and Wreck It Ralph.
Wehrenberg Theaters' Cans Film Festival is one of the Ozarks largest annual food drives and helps re-stock The Salvation Army's Emergency Food Pantry shelves during a time when donations to help those who are less fortunate are most needed.
In 2011, the Ozarks community donated nearly 26,000 canned food items during this single-day event.
Local volunteers with UPS will help collect donations at the theater during the food drive. However, hundreds of volunteers will be needed at The Salvation Army's main location on December 1st beginning at 3 p.m. to help sort & pack away all of the canned good items once they arrive.
To sign-up to volunteer or for more information please call (417) 862-5509 ext. 144
Who: The Salvation Army, Wehrenberg Theaters & UPS
What: 2012 ‘Cans Film Festival' food drive
When: Saturday December 1, 2012 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
- Hundreds of volunteers are needed at The Salvation Army's main location - 1707 W. Chestnut Expressway - beginning at 3 pm to help sort & pack away the donated canned food items!
Where: Campbell 16 Cine
4005 South Ave.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, visit www.salvationarmyusa.org.