Food Drive at the Montgomery Zoo
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GIVE to the Montgomery Area Food Bank. GET either one free train ride or one free sky lift ride at the Montgomery Zoo!
Thursday, Nov 30 - Sunday, Dec 3, anyone who donates two (2) non-perishable food items to the Zoo will receive your choice of a FREE TRAIN RIDE or a FREE SKY LIFT RIDE*. All food donations will be donated to the Montgomery Area Food Bank serving Central Alabama. Please help us make a brighter holiday season for local families in need.
*NOTE: Receive one (1) free train ride or one (1) free sky lift ride per donation of two (2) non-perishable food items. All participating guests must pay admission, be a Montgomery Zoo member, redeem a complimentary ticket, or provide a RED CITY EMPLOYEE LETTER to gain entry to Christmas Lights Festival. Redeem your food items for a ride ticket at the admissions gate as you enter the Montgomery Zoo. Thank you for helping the Montgomery Area Food Bank and the citizens of Central Alabama.
THANK YOU! Thank you for giving to the Montgomery Area Food Bank (MAFB). MAFB does everything possible to combat hunger and food insecurity in 35 of Alabama’s 67 counties. Their support extends to more than 800 local community agencies throughout 24,921 square miles of Alabama metropolitan and remotely rural areas. MAFB touches thousands of lives daily providing nutritious and well-balanced diets. Thank you for giving, and may you have a blessed holiday season.
Food drive info and restrictions
Event date: Thursday, Nov 30 through Sunday, Dec 3
Time: 9am – 9pm (regular day admission and CLF admission)
Donation benefits: Montgomery Area Food Bank
Donation: Two (2) non-perishable food items and receive a choice of one (1) free train ride or one (1) sky lift ride. If guests bring multiple food items that will be a great benefit to the Montgomery Area Food Bank; however, the guest will only receive a choice of one (1) free train ride or one (1) sky lift ride.
Donation: Donation must be placed in the food barrel witnessed by the Zoo admissions attendant prior to receiving a ride ticket.
Donor receives: Guest receives a choice of one (1) free train ride or one (1) sky lift ride per donation of two (2) non-perishable food items.
Donation exceptions: Should someone not want a train ride or sky lift ride for their donation but wants something else, offer them a parakeet feed stick or petting zoo feed.
Admission: Food drive donors still must pay admission to enter the zoo and/or lights festival, be a Montgomery Zoo member, complimentary tickets, Friends and Family tickets or have a RED CITY LETTER for admission
One donation for the entire party? No. A donation of two (2) non-perishable food items and receive a choice of one (1) free train ride or one (1) sky lift ride per admission; not one ride for the entire party, or entire family, or everyone on your membership, or everyone on your RED CITY LETTER.
Ride ticket: Ride ticket is valid Thursday, Nov 30 through Sunday, Dec 3, 9am to close only. Cannot be used at any other date or time.