Free and Cheap
Janine is a 20-year veteran journalist who puts her sleuthing skills to use unearthing deals and discounts for families in the Tampa Bay area. Raising her own two daughters has taught her that some of the best things in life are “free” but not necessarily “cheap.”
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Donate during Kindness Day, score rewards
Posted Dec 4, 2013 by Janine Dorsey
Updated Dec 4, 2013 at 12:48 PM
WFLA News Channel 8, Circle K and The Tampa Tribune will hold its annual Kindness Day on Friday, Dec. 13 at The News Center from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. http://www.wfla.com/story/24025001/5th-annual-kindness-day-returns-dec-13th
Donations of new, unwrapped toys, teddy bears, and non-perishable food can be dropped off via a fast and easy drive-through system in the parking lot across from The News Center at 200 S. Parker St., Tampa.
One Blood’s bloodmobile also will be on hand for blood donations as part of the day of giving.
Donors of any of the items will receive the following, while supplies last:
• Free ticket to the Florida Strawberry Festival
• Two free tickets to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
• Free meal card to EVOS
• A free Peppermint Chocolate Chip milkshake from Chick-fil-A
• Voucher for a BOGO ticket offer to Lowry Park’s Zoo Wild Wonderland
Members of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Strawberry Festival Queen and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus clowns will be on hand to meet and greet with donors.
Feeding America Tampa Bay, One Blood, Toys for Tots and the Teddy Bear Roundup will be the recipients of the donations collected.