DreamWorks HOME came to Plano, Texas for a red carpet premiere thanks to Good Morning America and Minnie’s Food Pantry.
Good Morning America hosted the ‘Bring HOME to Your Hometown‘ contest and Cheryl Jackson was the recipient. Cheryl is the Founder of Minnie’s Food Pantry based in Plano, Texas.
Minnie’s Food Pantry is named after Cheryl’s mother, Minnie. Minnie’s story is one that touches the local community. Watching her own mother struggle during her childhood to put food on the table led Minnie to open her doors to anyone in the neighborhood that was hungry. Cheryl says she remembers her childhood home having a revolving door to their local community, where her parents were always feeding someone. Hearing her mother share stories of being hungry and realizing the sad statistics that one out of five children suffers from hunger, Cheryl was inspired to open Minnie’s Food Pantry in 2008.
I applaud Cheryl’s efforts and passion. You can see the light in her eyes beaming with enthusiasm for her mission. She is literally changing the world. Her mission may have only started in Plano, Texas but thanks to Good Morning America she has now been featured across national media. GMA not only awarded her the prize of bringing HOME to her hometown, they also partnered with DreamWorks to donate 50,000 meals! Can you just imagine how much that will aid Cheryl at her food pantry? That would food almost 2,400 people three meals a day for a solid week!
The red carpet premiere in Plano, Texas for DreamWork Animation’s HOME featured celebrities Jim Parsons and Rihanna. The Director Tim Johnson and Producers Mireille Soria & Suzanne Buirgy were also in attendence.
Caption this: What can I say? I love Boov! ~ Tim Johnson
The DreamWorks HOME team sure seemed to enjoy themselves. They were all smiles and very playful with one another.
I can only imagine what a blast it was to work with them. As they are touring for interviews and press junkets in promotion of their new movie you can tell they have gotten a little close. The silliness that comes with animation came across on the red carpet. Silliness, but fun!
Jim Parsons and Rihanna were both extremely photogenic. Rihanna was a little live wire, bouncing around. It was almost difficult to capture a shot of her being still. Luckily Andrew was able to grab a few really great photos before the premiere.
DreamWorks Animation HOME
Opening in theaters March 27, 2015.
I encourage you to visit Minnie’s Food Pantry and donate a meal. Skip buying one coffee this week and donate a couple of dollars to feed a child in need. Then head out to see HOME in theaters this opening weekend as a family. You will surely love it. We did!
Full Disclosure: My family attended the red carpet premiere with celebrity guests as part of the media. We attended the moving screening of HOME to conduct a review. My full review is coming soon. All opinions and photos are 100% my own.