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Jello jumpers in Tampa raise money for children's cancer

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TAMPA, FL (WFLA) -

In a unique venue, local media personalities and city officials raised money for the Children's Cancer Center by diving into a giant pool of blue Jello.

The jello jumpers paid a minimum of $500 if they were an individual "plunger" or $300 each if they "plunged" as part of a team.  Companies shelled out $1000 to take the jump into the blue cold gelatin.

Some of the more notables that took the dive were:

  • Jane Castor, Tampa Police Chief
  • Thomas Forward, Tampa Fire Rescue Chief
  • Jayde Donovan, HOT 101.5 Morning Show Host
  • Phoebe Kushner, Music Director & Middays on HOT 101.5
  • Ron Diaz, Radio Host, The Sports Animal 620 WDAE
  • Julie Weintraub, VP of Gold and Diamond Source

The charitable event too place at Ribit's Bar-B-Que at 401 S Howard Ave. in Tampa.  Not only was this event a fun and exciting way to stay cool in the summer heat but it helped support the Children's Cancer Center and its initiative.

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