BALTIMORE, Sept. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join the Baltimore Ravens and Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. at the 16th Annual Goodwill Gridiron Halloween party on Monday, October 12th at Dave & Buster's in Arundel Mills Mall from 7 pm to 11 pm. This year's hosts include Dennis Pitta, Justin Tucker and Brandon Williams.
Through the years of this special party many of the most famous Ravens have attended, including Hall of Famers Jonathan Ogden and Shannon Sharpe, along with Joe Flacco, Todd Heap and Ray Lewis. More Ravens are expected at this year's Gridiron celebration. The event will raise nearly $135,000 for Goodwill's training and employment programs serving individuals with barriers to employment.
The party will include video games, billiards, bowling, dancing, a costume contest, catered food, an open bar and a silent auction. Items to be auctioned include a trip to Australia, Cypress, Disney World, gift certificates from many local restaurants and hotels, autographed memorabilia from the Ravens, The Rolling Stones, Kiss, Taylor Swift and much more.
"We had a blast at last year's Gridiron and we're looking forward to coming back," said Justin Tucker. "Goodwill does outstanding work in our community, helping those who need it the most reach independence and stability."
"The Gridiron Halloween party is always a great time, and it wouldn't be possible without the support of the Baltimore Ravens and our generous corporate partners," said Lisa Rusyniak, President & CEO of Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. "Additionally, the funds raised support our job training and placement programs."
Tickets are $150 for individuals and sponsorships are still available. Costumes are optional. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.goodwillgridiron.com. Tickets will also be available to purchase at the door.
WHAT: 16th Annual Goodwill Gridiron Halloween Party
WHERE: Dave & Busters at Arundel Mills Mall
WHEN: Monday, October 12, 2015 from 7 pm to 11 pm
TICKETS: $150 per person; $65 is tax deductible. Purchase at GoodwillGridiron.com
About Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake:
For 96 years, Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. has helped others help themselves. Revenue generated from the sale of donated goods funds job training, job placement and other human services for people who are unemployed or face other challenges to employment, including people with significant disabilities. Annually, Goodwill provides services to more than 58,000 people in need of assistance because of physical, mental or other social barriers, and places approximately 2,500 in jobs, giving them "Not a charity, but a chance." For more information, visit www.goodwillches.org.
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SOURCE Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.