Meals From Middle-Earth

A benefit raffle raised enough cash to fund nearly 3000 meals for Capital Area Food Bank.

Meals From Middle-Earth
Photo By John Anderson

On Tuesday evening, Dec. 17, local members of the Rings on the Range, a statewide Tolkien fan group (, held a raffle at the Alamo Drafthouse North to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank. Moviegoers lined up hours before the first midnight screening of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (which was sold-out weeks in advance), some in hobbit-wear, all in hobbit-spirit. All told, the raffle raised $528, which translates into almost 3,000 meals for locals in need. Nicely done.

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