Shudder and Joe Bob Briggs raised over $200,000 for charity with Ghoultide Get-Together

With each passing year, horror show host Joe Bob Briggs continues to grow his following, which not only makes his own The last drive-in with Joe Bob Briggs series are becoming increasingly popular, but his various Shudder specials are also bringing in large numbers. Last month, Briggs hosted Joe Bob’s Ghoultide Gathering, which showed a double movie, as well as a charity fundraiser where several iconic horror memorabilia were auctioned. In addition to auctioning off physical items, the event also featured unique experiences, including Joe Bob serving as your wedding officiant and Briggs and co-host Darcy “The Mail Girl” visiting you for dinner at your local Cracker Barrel. Shudder has since confirmed that the event raised a total of $208,000. Joe Bob’s Ghoultide Gathering currently streaming on Shudder.

Per press release: “In what has become an annual holiday tradition, iconic horror host and foremost drive-in film critic Joe Bob Briggs presented a double feature just in time for Christmas. This year Joe Bob presented two iconic holiday horror films, Not open until Christmas and A Christmas horror story.”

But the real star of the show was the charity auction of one-of-a-kind props from The last drive thru, including the unique opportunity to get married in an upcoming episode of the series, and personal memorabilia from Joe Bob’s 35-year career. Viewers could also participate in a telethon and order special, limited time Joe Bob’s Ghoultide Gathering items from Fright-Rags, with all proceeds being distributed to charities.”

The money was distributed to the following charities:

“I’m proud to say that our little Mutant Family has made 420 percent more money than when we first did this in 2020, a whopping 30 percent increase from 2021 – more proof that horror fans are terrifyingly generous!” Briggs shared. “One hundred percent of the money will go directly to the four charities, so thanks to everyone who made that possible, especially the team at Fright-Rags, who always go above and beyond to create bounties for the cash-strapped sit down to participate.” auctions.”

A new season of The last drive-in with Joe Bob Briggs is expected to premiere on Shudder later this year.

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