This year, you can spread a little holiday Chim-Chim-Cher-ee and support the London & Area Food Bank by attending a performance of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins at the Grand Theatre this holiday season and heeding the call to Supercalifragilisticexpiali-DONATE!
At the end of each performance of, which runs from November 26th through December 29th on the Grand Theatre’s Spriet Stage, the show’s cast will be out in the lobby collecting donations on behalf of the Business Cares Food Drive. And if you don’t have cash on hand, don’t worry. The Grand offers you the opportunity to donate through its Paystone-powered electronic kiosk, which accepts all manner of debit and credit cards.
“The Grand Theatre is delighted to be a part of the Business Cares Food Drive for the third consecutive year,” explained Suzanne Lanthier, the Grand Theatre’s Director of Audience Development. “Each year we’re overwhelmed and heartened by the generosity of our audience. And our cast and crew truly appreciate the opportunity to be part of a campaign that helps so
many Londoners in need.”
The Business Cares Food Drive is a month-long campaign that sees local businesses band together to collect food and cash donations in support of the London Food Bank. The Food Bank itself also supports more than 25 groups and agencies, ranging from residential programs, school breakfast programs, and community resource centres.
“Each holiday season, thousands of Londoners are inspired by the holiday warmth and spectacle that the Grand Theatre provides,” explained Wayne Dunn, campaign chair. “They, in turn, open their hearts and their wallets to support others in the community, and we are so grateful for their support.”
To purchase tickets to a performance of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, please visit grandtheatre.com or call the box office at 519-672-8800. For more information about the London Food Bank, please visit londonfoodbank.ca.