By Miriam Raftery
June 22, 2017 (La Mesa) -- Radio personality Cha Cha from106.7 FM will scale new heights –and slither in new depths—all to help the hungry. She’ll be broadcasting from inside an exotic jungle snake pit at Grossmont Center’s courtyard on Saturday, June 24 starting at noon – and she won’t come out until at least 1,057 canned goods or dry food items are donated to help the Jacob and Cushman San Diego Food Bank.
You’re invited to face your fears and help fight hunger in our community. Bring canned or dry food items and hold a snake from the San Diego Reptile Association. Post a picture of you overcoming your fears on Twitter or Instagram, and challenge others to do it too! Use the hashtag #SnakePitChallenge and tag 105.7 MAX FM. (Or skip the snake and just donate.)
School’s out, but hunger’s not. One in five children in San Diego County don’t know where their next meals are coming from this summer. Every $1 donated provides five meals. To donate, click here: http://sandiegofoodbank.org/snakepit.
Cha Cha will stay in the snake pit until 8 p.m. or the donation goal is met.
The snakes – and other reptiles—will be provided by the San Diego Reptile Society. At least two 10-foot boa constrictors will be included, along with geckos, turtles and other reptilian participants.