Central Ohio Readers: Help the Mid-Ohio Foodbank + get FREE Ringling Bros. Circus Tickets!

by Marcy on April 14, 2011 · 28 comments

Central Ohio Readers: Barnum & Bailey Presents BARNUM 200 is coming to Nationwide Arena from May 12-15, 2011, and you have the opportunity to score a FREE ticket voucher and help those in need.

Ringling Bros. and the Mid-Ohio Foodbank have teamed up to host a food drive this Saturday, April 16, 2011. Each individual that takes 10 non-perishable canned food items to the Nationwide Arena between 10AM and Noon will receive 1 FREE ticket to the circus! There is a limit of two ticket vouchers per family and a limit of 400 total vouchers will be given.

Some of the most needed foods include:

• Pasta meals in a can
• Canned fruit
• Canned vegetables
• Tuna
• Canned meat
• Soup
• Peanut Butter

This is a great way to support our community, and to take your kids to see a great show!

I am thrilled because I also have a family 4 pack of tickets to give away to 1 lucky family – valid for the May 12, 2011 Barnum 200 Show!

Tickets for Barnum 200 are available at the Nationwide Arena box office, at all Ticketmaster locations,
online at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 1.800.745.3000. Ticket prices are: $11, $15, $20, $38, $48
and $72; additional fees may apply.

Show Times are: Thursday and Friday, May 12-13 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, May 14 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7
p.m. and Sunday, May 15 at 12:30 p.m and 4:30 p.m.

What am I giving away?

1 Winner will receive a 4 pack of tickets to the May 12, 2011 Barnum 200 show at the Nationwide Arena

How can you win?

You can enter up to 4 times:

1) Leave a comment letting me know who you would take to the circus. (Note: Scroll to the bottom of this post and click “Post Comment”. You must be on my site – you can’t do this through a reader.)

2) Tweet about this giveaway on Twitter:

@stretchingabuck is giving away a 4 pk of tickets to the Barnum & Bailey Circus in Columbus, OH! http://www.stretchingabuckblog.com/?p=21410

3) Promote this on your Facebook Page. (Be sure to check out Stretching a Buck on Facebook!)

4) Subscribe to my feed or email newsletter and stay on top of all of the deals that I write about each week! If you already subscribe, please leave a separate comment letting me know that you are currently a subscriber (thank you!).

Who is eligible?

You must have a valid US address to be eligible.

When does this giveaway end?

Sunday, April 17th 2011 at 10 PM EST

The winner will be chosen via the random number generator at random.org and will be notified via email. Please note that if I do not hear from the winner within 4 days that another winner will be chosen.

Good Luck!

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{ 28 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Dawn Hall April 14, 2011 at 2:29 PM

I subscribe to your email newsletter.

2 Mindi April 14, 2011 at 2:32 PM

I would take me, my husband, and my 2 kids!

3 Mindi April 14, 2011 at 2:33 PM
4 Mindi April 14, 2011 at 2:35 PM
5 Mindi April 14, 2011 at 2:35 PM

I subscribe to your feed!

6 Kyle Heberling April 14, 2011 at 3:34 PM

I would love to win the tickets and take my family; my son, husband and father-in-law. Thanks for the opportunity!

7 Kyle April 14, 2011 at 3:35 PM

I subscribe via email.

8 Wendy April 14, 2011 at 4:03 PM

I’d take my 5 year old, who has been asking to see a circus!

9 Wendy April 14, 2011 at 4:03 PM

I subscribe via google reader.

10 Wendy April 14, 2011 at 4:06 PM
11 Emily M. April 14, 2011 at 4:34 PM

My daughter will turn 5 on May 19th so I’d love to take her. Thanks!

12 Emily M. April 14, 2011 at 4:35 PM

And I subscribe

13 Evelyn April 14, 2011 at 5:16 PM

I subscribe to your e-mails

14 Evelyn April 14, 2011 at 5:18 PM

I’ll take my 2 kids 6y & 10y who have never been to the circus before.

15 Heather April 14, 2011 at 5:24 PM

I would take my nine year old girl and five year old boy.

16 Heather April 14, 2011 at 5:25 PM

I am an e-mail subscriber too!

17 Traci April 14, 2011 at 7:25 PM

I would take my husband and daughter.

18 Traci April 14, 2011 at 7:26 PM

I subscribe for updates

19 Sheri April 14, 2011 at 8:03 PM

I subscribe to your emails! We live in Galloway.

20 christel April 15, 2011 at 1:46 AM

I would take my kids!!

21 Karen April 15, 2011 at 8:10 AM

I would take the hubby and my two girls.

22 Karen April 15, 2011 at 8:10 AM

I am a subscriber.

23 Karen April 15, 2011 at 8:10 AM

I promoted you on fb.

24 Kim April 15, 2011 at 9:26 AM

I would take my husband and daughters!

25 Jon April 15, 2011 at 11:01 AM

Visit http://www.1of6.org to learn about hunger in your county, and to give directly to the Mid-Ohio Foodbank – $1 = 2-meals.

26 Emily April 15, 2011 at 2:20 PM

I would take my husband and 2 kids. We would have a blast!!

27 LaPaula Fyffe April 16, 2011 at 11:28 AM

I would take my whole family, we don’t spend nearly enough time doing fun family things and this is something everyone would enjoy.

28 Michelle D April 18, 2011 at 11:11 PM

I would take my 3 kids

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