5th Annual Kindness Day on Friday Dec.13th - WFLA News Channel 8

5th Annual Kindness Day on Friday Dec.13th

Posted: Updated:

Tampa, Fla. – WFLA News Channel 8, Circle K and The Tampa Tribune are holding the fifth annual Kindness Day on Friday, Dec. 13, at The News Center located at 200 S. Parker St. in Tampa.

Donations for the Tampa area charities, which include Feeding America Tampa Bay, One Blood, Toys for Tots and the Teddy Bear Roundup, will start at 9 a.m. on Friday and go until 7 p.m. FLZ 93.3 is the official radio partner for the second year in a row.

“As Kindness 2013 gears up, we are reminded of the needs of our own neighbors and fellow members of the community,” said David Morgan, Circle K Florida Divisional Vice President. “Circle K Florida is honored to be a part of Kindness Day with News Channel 8 and The Tampa Tribune and enjoy the opportunity to engage our employees and our customers in support of some great local causes as the ones involved here.”

Check out photos from our 2011 Kindness Day

Donations can be dropped off via a fast and easy drive-through system. The drop-off location will be in the parking lot across from The News Center. One Blood’s blood mobile also will be on hand for blood donations as part of the 8 On Your Side Holiday Blood Drive scheduled for later in the month. 

Donors will receive the following for their acts of kindness, while supplies last:

·         ONE FREE ticket to the Florida Strawberry Festival

·         TWO FREE tickets to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

·         ONE FREE meal card to EVOS

·         ONE FREE Peppermint Chocolate Chip milkshake from Chick-fil-A®

·         Buy One, GET ONE FREE voucher to Lowry Park’s Zoo Wild Wonderland

·         MEET members of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

·         MEET the Strawberry Festival Queen

·         MEET Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus clowns and more!

WFLA General Manager Brad Moses said, “We’re happy to have the opportunity to bring together four charities this holiday season and are dedicated to helping our community and making the holiday season special for folks who need some help.”

Kindness Day is sponsored by Circle K and its locations throughout the Tampa Bay area are offering a FREE cup of coffee on Dec. 7 for every $2 donation toward “kindness.”

Needed items are: new teddy bears, canned and nonperishable foods, new unwrapped toys and willing blood donors.

 
Participating Charities:
Toys for Tots
Feeding America Tampa Bay
One Blood
Teddy Bear Roundup

  • NewsMore>>

  • Arson suspected in fire at Animal Coalition of Tampa Bay

    Arson suspected in fire at Animal Coalition of Tampa Bay

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-04-19 17:29:01 GMT
    Crews from Tampa Fire Rescue responded to the scene at approximately 3:30 a.m.Crews from Tampa Fire Rescue responded to the scene at approximately 3:30 a.m.
    Investigators with the Fire Marshal’s Office are collecting evidence in an early morning fire that claimed the lives of three cats at the Animal Coalition of Tampa Bay’s facility on North Gilchrist Ave. in Tampa.The incident occurred just before 5 a.m.
    Investigators with the Fire Marshal’s Office are collecting evidence in an early morning fire that claimed the lives of three cats at the Animal Coalition of Tampa Bay’s facility on North Gilchrist Ave. in Tampa.The incident occurred just before 5 a.m.
  • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

    13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-04-19 17:12:13 GMT
    Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on...
    Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the...
  • Bradenton Police arrest three teens in early morning home invasion

    Bradenton Police arrest three teens in early morning home invasion

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-04-19 16:28:10 GMT
    Officers with the Bradenton Police Department arrested three suspects; a fourth is on the loose. Officers with the Bradenton Police Department arrested three suspects; a fourth is on the loose.
    Three suspects were arrested early Saturday morning following a home invasion in Bradenton.An unidentified fourth perpetrator managed to escape and is being sought by law enforcement officers. The incident occurred just after 3:30 a.m. in the 400 block of 22nd Ave. West.
    Three suspects were arrested early Saturday morning following a home invasion in Bradenton.An unidentified fourth perpetrator managed to escape and is being sought by law enforcement officers. The incident occurred just after 3:30 a.m. in the 400 block of 22nd Ave. West.
  • Sign up for WFLA News Channel 8 Email Alerts

    * denotes required fields






    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
Powered by WorldNow

200 South Parker Street, Tampa, FL 33606

Telephone: 813.228.8888
Fax: 813.225.2770
Email: news@wfla.com

Can’t find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.