Susan G. Komen Orange County announced a successful three-month partnership with Knott's Berry Farm that raised more than $136,000 for the nonprofit’s mission to end breast cancer forever and save lives. The result stemmed from sales of “Pink Tickets” and Knott’s for the Cure memorabilia. Launched in 2014, the “Knott’s for the Cure” partnership between Knott’s Berry Farm and Komen Orange County has collectively raised more than $200,000 to advance the fight against breast cancer for local women and men. Funds raised will provide underserved and underinsured women and men in Orange County with access to breast health care and services.
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Knott's Berry Farm is proud to give back to the community through in-kind donations for charitable and non-profit organizations and funding special events. Our company takes great pride in the many contributions we make throughout the year to local organizations. Below are a few examples of what Knott's has done to help the community.
In January, Knott’s Berry Farm and Susan G. Komen Orange County partner to raise money for breast cancer awareness, services and research by offering special “Pink Tickets” and limited edition specially designed Knott's for the Cure “pink” merchandise. 75% of the funds raised for Susan G. Komen are used to provide local services throughout Orange County while 25% of the funds raised support national research to discover the cure for breast cancer. Follow the conversation using #knottspink.
In 2014, the two-month partnership between Knott's Berry Farm and Susan G. Komen Orange County helped raise nearly $100,000 for the organization. The monies raised provided under served and under-insured women and men in Orange County with access to breast health care and services.
The thrill of a roller coaster ride has a whole new meaning during "Coasting for Kids." The annual June event raises money for Give Kids the World, a Central Florida non-profit resort that provides cost-free, week long vacations to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. Top fundraisers ride a Knott's coaster for eight hours to help raise funds for these children.For more information on the event, registration and/or to make a donation visit Give Kids the World.
Knott's Berry Farm is proud to honor the men and women who fight for our country and in our local communities. Veteran, retired, and active military personnel can show a military I.D. card to receive discounted admission tickets into Knott's Berry Farm (offer does not apply to special ticketed events, i.e. Knott's Scary Farm)
During specific times of the year, Knott's Berry Farm offers Military and Fire and Law personnel complimentary admission. Keep an eye out for more information on our Promotions page.
Run, walk and ride the coasters for the kids of Speech and Language Development Center (SLDC). SLDC assists children and adults with special needs, maximize their potential through education and therapy, and provides an environment of nurturing growth and inspiring achievements. Every March, the Coaster Run offers a 5K run/walk, 10K run and ½ Mile Kids Camp Snoopy Fun Run, followed by a finish-line expo with a complimentary piece of Knott’s famous boysenberry pie for all finishers. For more information and to register, please visit Renegade Race Series.
Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is the American Diabetes Association's signature fundraising walk, raising more than $200,000,000 to stop diabetes. Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is celebrating their 7th year of walking through Knott's Berry Farm to help stop diabetes and their 75th year anniversary of being the leaders in diabetes education, prevention and research.
Start a team and walk through the park before Knott's Berry Farm opens to the public on Saturday, November 7, 2015. Register and kick off your fundraising today to Step Out and celebrate 75 years of discovery, innovation and progress at diabetes.org/stepoutoc.
In December, thousands of Santas race in the Santa Hustle 5K and Half-Marathon Race. Jingle all the way through the Knott’s Berry Farm race course filled with candy and cookies, festive music, and Christmas cheer. The race benefits Giving Children Hope, a community driven non-profit that equips front line partners with resources to serve vulnerable children and families. For more info, Click Here.