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'We Care Wednesdays' at the Arizona State Fair

Posted at 2:26 PM, Oct 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-04 17:26:47-04

For the fourth consecutive year, the Arizona State Fair partners with Sanderson Ford and St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance as an appreciative recipient of their special “We Care Wednesdays” promotion to benefit the hungry of Arizona, while earning free admission to the 2018 State Fair.

Guests who bring a donation of FIVE non-perishable food items (per person) to the State Fair on any Wednesday during the State Fair (Oct. 10, 17 and 24) receives FREE ADMISSION, noon to 6 p.m.

The offer is good for an unlimited amount of people, but each person will need their own food items to receive the discount.

And the deals don’t stop there! Your free admission to the fair – provided you gain entry PRIOR TO 6 p.m. – will also score free general admission seats to that night’s concert (while seats last) at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

On Oct. 10 you can see the classic rock band .38 Special, rapper, songwriter and producer Pit Bull on the 17th, and Christian music superstars Casting Crowns on Oct. 25.

Look for the St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance volunteers stationed outside each of the four main entrances to the State Fair and exchange your 5-can donation for your free ticket in that day.

Over the last three years, St. Mary’s has collected more than 300,000 pounds of food which immediate goes into emergency food boxes to help Arizonans in need.

Most needed items by the food bank are: Peanut butter, canned fruits and vegetables, canned tuna and canned beans and meals.

The following items will NOT BE ACCEPTED:

  • Bottled water and all soda.
  • All baby food.
  • Seasoning packets, ramen noodles and “Cup o Noodles”
  • Any items in glass containers.

Join us for We Care Wednesdays and help feed Arizona’s hungry. St. Mary’s thanks the Arizona State Fair and Sanderson Ford for this opportunity.