Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey® to Host Xtreme Thanksgiving Food Drive

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® is partnering with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Mahoning Valley to help area families in need this Thanksgiving on  Friday, October 28, from 9-11 a.m at the Covelli Centre box office, located at 229 East Front Street, Youngstown.

A pair of ticket vouchers redeemable for tickets to see the Youngstown debut of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® presents Circus XTREME®, Nov. 19 and 20, will be given in exchange for five canned or boxed Thanksgiving staples.  Donors will also receive ticket vouchers for a Youngstown Phantom hockey game.

  • Instant Potatoes
  • Stuffing
  • Yams
  • Gravy mix or jarred gravy
  • Vegetables
  • Pie Filling (pumpkin or apple)

One pair of ticket vouchers will be issued per family. Vouchers can be redeemed for two circus tickets at the Covelli Centre Box Office, which will be open during the food drive. 

A limit of 200 ticket vouchers are available. Continuing with the holiday spirit, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® performers will help assemble Thanksgiving care packages at the Second Harvest Food Bank for local families when the circus arrives in town on Friday, November 18.

IF YOU are in need of food dial 2-1-1 or text "Help Network" to 898211


The Food Bank's mission is to solicit, store, and distribute food to hunger-relief organizations in Columbiana, Mahoning, and Trumbull counties; and to provide education and advocacy. We believe that no one should go hungry, and we are dedicated to building a community that makes food accessible to all people.

So no one goes hungry.

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