In celebration of the first anniversary of his first-ever headlining resident production on the iconic Las Vegas Strip, the Season Nine winner of NBC’s America’s Got Talent, magician Mat Franco is teaming up with Sunny 106.5 FM and Petco to collect much-needed supplies to benefit Nevada’s largest open-admission animal shelter, The Animal Foundation (Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage).
Visit any Las Vegas-area Petco location between Friday, July 29, and Friday, Sept. 2, to purchase and donate a minimum of $10 worth of items from the organization’s wish list and receive one complimentary ticket voucher to see Mat Franco – Magic Reinvented Nightly live onstage at The LINQ Hotel & Casino. For more information, visit Sunny1065.com.
Known for delighting sold-out audiences nightly, the sleight-of-hand master is looking to thank the community who has helped make his trailblazing inaugural year on The Strip a success by providing the opportunity to see his show for next-to-nothing while helping Las Vegas’ furry friends in the process. The Animal Foundation operates and manages an eight-acre campus that houses and provides health services for more than 30,000 lost, unwanted, neglected and abandoned animals every year.
The Animal Foundation Wish List
- Dog and cat treats
- Collars, harnesses and leashes
- Dog and cat toys
Petco has nine convenient locations in the Las Vegas Valley where you can purchase and donate items from The Animal Foundation’s wish list, which includes blankets; dog and cat treats and toys; collars, harnesses and leashes, and more. One complimentary ticket voucher will be awarded per minimum donation of $10 worth of items, with a maximum of two vouchers awarded per transaction.
Mat Franco takes the stage in Magic Reinvented Nightly at The LINQ Hotel & Casino with a fun and feel-good twist on magic that defies all expectations. Fresh from his triumphant win on America’s Got Talent and his follow up primetime special, Mat Franco’s Got Magic on NBC in 2015, Mat presents an unparalleled production and innovative approach to magic-making that’s driven by his passion and imagination. With his signature brand of breezy humor, Mat mixes his amazingly inventive and stunning magic with crowd-guided improv, creating a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that’s unique and unforgettable to each audience. For more information, visit MatFranco.com and connect with the show on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @MagicReinvented.
The Animal Foundation is a private, non-profit agency dedicated to making a difference in the lives of animals in the Las Vegas Valley. To promote the humane treatment of animals, The Animal Foundation operates Nevada’s largest open-admission shelter (Lied Animal Shelter), taking in approximately 30,000 lost, unwanted, and abandoned pets every year. Additionally, the Foundation offers adoption services, lost and found services, volunteer and foster opportunities, and low-cost spay and neuter and vaccination clinics. In June 2015, The Animal Foundation announced Mission: Possible 2020, its strategic initiative to save the lives of all healthy and treatable animals that enter their care by the end of the year 2020. To learn more about The Animal Foundation or view adoptable pets online, visit animalfoundation.com.
With more than 50 years of service to pet parents, Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that focuses on nurturing powerful relationships between people and pets. Petco does this by providing the products, services, advice and experiences that keep pets physically fit, mentally alert, socially engaged and emotionally happy. Everything Petco does is guided by the vision for Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. Petco operates more than 1,430 convenient locations across the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico, including more than 115 Unleashed by Petco locations, a smaller format neighborhood shop; prescription services and pet supplies from the leading veterinary-operated pet product supplier, Drs. Foster & Smith; and Petco.com.