Ripley’s Surfers Paradise is Donating to Bushfire Relief Efforts

By January 9, 2020Company News
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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Surfers Paradise to Donate to Bushfire Relief Efforts

100% of ticket sales revenue on Saturday 11th of January to support the Australian Bushfires Relief Efforts

(SURFERS PARADISE, AUSTRALIA, 9 January 2020) – On Saturday 11th of January, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Surfers Paradise will be donating 100% of ticket sales revenue to support the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery of the Australian bushfires.

Since October of 2019, over 10 million hectares have burned, impacting almost all states and territories in Australia.

“We are heartbroken by the bushfires destroying homes and wildlife all across our beautiful country. However, through this devastation and destruction, our community has banded together. We are thankful for all the first responders and volunteers who have been working tirelessly to help with relief efforts,” said Lisa Tucker, General Manager of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Surfers Paradise.

Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery donations go towards supporting evacuation centres, emergency assistance, first aid, long term-term recovery programs, supporting the volunteers, and helping families and communities affected by the bushfires.

“To show our gratitude for the thousands of people working day and night diligently to help save lives and land, Ripley’s will be donating to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery,” she added.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Surfers Paradise is located at Soul Boardwalk on the corner of Cavill Mall. They will be open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday 11th of January. In addition to donating 100% of their proceeds from the day, they will also be accepting additional donations that will go directly to the Australian Red Cross.

For more information on the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery, or to make a personal donation, please visit Redcross.org.au/campaigns/disaster-relief-and-recovery-donate.

For more information on Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Surfers Paradise, please visit Ripleys.com/SurfersParadise or on Facebook at /RipleysSurfersParadise.

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Media Contact
Lisa Tucker
General Manager
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Surfers Paradise
tucker@ripleys.com
Office: 61-7-5592-0040

About Ripley Entertainment
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is part of the Ripley Entertainment Inc. family of worldwide attractions, the global leader in location-based entertainment. More than 15 million people visit its 100-plus attractions in 11 countries each year. In addition to its 31 Believe It or Not! Odditoriums, the Orlando, Florida-based company has publishing, licensing and broadcast divisions that oversee projects including the syndicated Believe It or Not! television show, best-selling books, and the popular syndicated cartoon strip, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, that still runs daily in countries around the world. Ripley Entertainment is a Jim Pattison Company, the second-largest privately held company in Canada. Learn more about Ripley’s Believe It or Not! by visiting Ripleys.com and following them on FacebookTwitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

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