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Branson Cares inaugural Pink Bucket Week has been deemed a hit after elevating greater than $14,000 the week of Nov. 14 to Nov. 20. 

Benefiting Hope Haven Worldwide, which builds and donates pediatric wheelchairs for youngsters with disabilities all over the world, Pink Bucket Week was efficiently executed because of the efforts of 13 Branson Theaters elevating a complete of $14,035.64.

Began in October of 2021, Branson Cares is a joint effort between Branson’s Music, Dwell Present and Theatre Trade, the Branson Academy for the Development of Music and Theatre, and Hope Haven Worldwide. 

“Red Bucket Week is a special, one week effort that only comes once each year. During Red Bucket Week, Branson’s Entertainers and front of house staff hold our iconic red buckets while meeting their audiences after shows,” BAAMT President Bob Nichols stated. “It is a personal appeal to Branson’s visitors and especially our “show goers” which might be a welcome and very important a part of our group. We’re all working collectively to indicate the world the Branson Cares.”

Alongside the 13 Branson theaters, Branson Cares can also be supported by 13 Branson theaters, 29 motels and motels, quite a few eating places, retail areas and two of Branson’s purchasing malls. Nichols stated that for the reason that roll out, sufficient funding has been collected in Branson to construct 102 specifically constructed wheelchairs for youngsters. 

BAAMT Chairman and Branson Well-known Baldknobbers Entertainer Brandon Mabe shared 100% of the funds raised in Branson go towards the constructing, delivering and customized becoming these wheelchairs for youngsters. 

“All of our overhead expenses are paid by our partner/benefactor, Hope Haven. Wheelchairs from our first year’s actions will be delivered to homebound children in Mexico this February,” Mabe stated. “My wife Megan Mabe and I will accompany Bob Nichols and his wife Lana, along with staff from Hope Haven, on this mission trip to deliver mobility that is desperately needed by these kids and their families.” 

Les Feldman, Branson’s consultant from Hope Haven, added that every of those chairs to be delivered will bear a mark that reads, Branson Cares.

“These chairs are specially designed for children with severe disabilities. They are fully adjustable as the child grows and/or their affliction changes the shapes of their little bodies. Our chairs are built in our factory in Rock Valley, Iowa and Sioux Falls, S.D.  by largely volunteer staff. We also maintain a in-prison factory in partnership with the South Dakota State Prison where inmates step up to build our chairs for only .25/hr. And many of the inmates periodically donate their wages back to Hope Haven to support the program.” 

The following Branson Cares fundraiser can be a profit present on the Branson Well-known Theater in late February or early March. 

Reveals and Theaters who participated within the 2022 effort and can be invited to carry out within the 2023 present embrace: All Arms on Deck Present!, Anthems of Rock, Branson’s Christmas Wonderland, Branson’s Well-known Baldknobbers, Branson Well-known Theater, Branson Homicide Thriller Theater, The Copeland, Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater, Dutton’s Theater, The Duttons, Freedom Encounter, Grand Nation Music Corridor, Grand Jubilee, Hughes Brothers’ Theater, Legends in Live performance, Mickey Gilley Grand Shanghai Theatre, Hughes Brothers Theater, Kings Fort Theatre, The Hits Starring David Brooks, The Mansion Theatre for the Performing Arts, New Jersey Nights, The Tower Theater on the Meadows and Yakov’s Theatre.

For extra info name 417-332-5338 or electronic mail Nichols at [email protected]

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