DALLAS, Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cinergy Entertainment Group is excited to announce results from the canned food drive benefiting West Texas Food Bank and Food Care Center, Inc. in Killeen, TX. With efforts from the community, Cinergy locations combined to raise over 1 ton of food. Guests were encouraged to bring 2 canned food items in exchange for a $5 game card or small popcorn during the Thanksgiving holiday.
Cinergy Entertainment in Copperas Cove raised 891 pounds of food which equates to providing 25 families with meals for 10 days. In a statement to Cinergy, Executive Director of Food Care Center, Inc. Raymond Cockrell stated, "Thanks so much for the blessing!! Support from companies like Cinergy has allowed for us to 'stand in the gap' with those who are hungry in our community for the last 36 years."
The Odessa and Midland locations received 1,735 pounds of food which was donated to the West Texas Food Bank. "Partnerships with companies like Cinergy are important because it raises awareness about the issue of hunger in West Texas," said West Texas Food Bank Executive Director Libby Campbell. "We are always looking for ways to get our communities involved, and during the holidays people are already going to the movies. The Cinergy food drive collected 1,735 pounds of food, which equals 1,446 meals."
"We were so pleased with our Cinergy fans for coming out and showing support to help the local community," stated Traci Hoey, Director of Marketing, Sales, and Special Events for Cinergy, "we know that the food collected will help so many families in the months to come."
Over 4 million people struggle with hunger in Texas. These vital donations will provide many Texas families with the needed resources to fight hunger, especially during the upcoming holiday season.
About Cinergy Entertainment
Dallas, Texas-based Cinergy Entertainment Group, Inc. is a visionary industry innovator and regional operator of three Texas cinema entertainment centers with 29 screens and 18 lanes of bowling. The company has four additional locations under development representing 38 screens and 71 lanes of bowling. All Cinergy centers feature dine-in cinemas serving alcoholic beverages and a tempting array of restaurant quality food and beverages. In addition to upscale cinema amenities, all Cinergy locations feature a unique selection of interactive games and a variety of other amenities, including bowling, billiards, full bars, laser tag, and Sky Walker ropes course. Cinergy is privately held by the Benson family. For more information, visit Cinergy at www.Cinergy.com.
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