WWE Global Ambassador Titus O’Neill has partnered with Metropolitan Ministries with his Bullard Family Foundation (BFF) this holiday season to provide food boxes to more than 40,000 families and toys to more than 50,000 children. be done The collaboration will culminate on December 18, 2021 with the Joy of Giving Parade around Faddeus M. Bullard Square in the Sly Magnetic High School area, followed by a family celebration featuring a winter exhibit titled Titus’ Wonderland. included.
The annual Joy of Giving event, which was held in Sliga in 2019, is returning after a hiatus due to the pandemic. The partnership between BFF and Metropolitan Ministries was inspired by two desires: to bring about transformational change in the 33610, where BFF has focused most of its resources and efforts, and to bring joy and hope to more families in the six Tampa Bay counties. .
To impact the region and reach 40,000 families, BFF has joined Metropolitan Ministries to support their annual Holiday Tent, which provides families with food, toys and services in a unique and inspiring environment. provides.
Continuing its multi-county efforts, five pre-selected eligible families from Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough counties will each receive a vehicle for employment support from BFF. These families will be surprised by their new cars during the “Joy of Giving” campaign.
And to commemorate Thaddeus M. Bullard at Slig Magnetic High School, a Gasparella-style parade featuring crew floats will once again kick off the Joy of Giving celebration, bringing together students from Slig, Foster Elementary, James Elementary and Carter G. The families will benefit. Woodson.
The parade is hosted by WWE and Lowe, Tattoos. It will include Gasparilla Krewe floats, marching bands and corporate partners. Retired Major Rocky Retliff, with the Tampa Police Department for three decades, will serve as grand marshal.
The holiday includes free food and entertainment, as well as unwrapped gifts from Sly, Foster, James and Woodson for students and their siblings. The cars will be delivered during the event.
New this year will be a complete gym makeover, with families strolling through a winter wonderland with elf, snowman and family toy factory and winter village scenes. The extravaganza, called Titus’ Wonderland, is free for the family like the rest of the event.
The holiday will continue from 9.01. – 13:01. The opening and closing times of Event 01 represent O’Neill’s drive to bring people and organizations together to create positive change in the community.
“The pandemic has created an even greater need for our community, and I can think of no better way to answer that call this holiday season than with our Joy of Giving event.” O’Neill said. “Seeing the joy on the faces of these families as they watch the Gasparilla boats pass their homes in East Tampa brings tears to our eyes. And the opportunity…