Six Flags helps give back with weekend-long food drive

Hampden County

AGAWAM, Mass. (WWLP) – You can help the hungry and win a free ticket to Six Flags!

September is National Hunger Action Month, and the Thrill Capital of New England is working to “Can Hunger This Fall” with a weekend-long food drive.

All you have to do is bring at least 25 non-perishable food items to the park either Saturday or Sunday, and you can get a free ticket.

Six Flags New England Communications Manager, Jennifer McGrath, spoke with 22News about how the food drive is so close to hitting its goal.

McGrath told 22News, “Our goal is over 10,000 pounds of food to benefit the food bank of western Massachusetts, and we are so close to hitting our goal I cannot wait!”

Six Flags New England will accept any of the following food items for donation:

  • Canned Beans
  • Peanut Butter/Jelly
  • Canned Tuna Fish/Chicken
  • Chicken/Beef Stock
  • Pasta/ Pasta Sauce
  • Honey
  • White/Brown Rice
  • Powdered Milk
  • Canned Soup
  • Oatmeal
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Apple Sauce
  • Canned Fruit
  • Cereal

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