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MohMotion was arrested in Galveston County, TX on March 2 for possession of controlled substances. A gofundme page has been started to raise the $20,000 bail required for his release. The tiktok video about the fundraiser has almost 900 comments in 17 hours. update March 9 A reddit forum for Moh has been set up at
Coney Island USA is holding a charity auction for 4 Friends and Family passes to the 2024 Nathan's finals. Bidding closes in 8 days.
Three Brothers Pizza will hold a pasta eating contest tomorrow in Odessa, FL to raise money for veterans. Nick Wehry and Bartley Weaver will attend.
Joey Chestnut will face off against a team of 3-4 northeast Ohio celebrities in an apple cider donut eating contest held at Mapleside Farms in Brunswick, OH on September 24. The event will raise money for the Remarkable Youth Foundation. Mapleside Farms held a MLE apple pie eating contest in 2013. update has an interview with Joey Chestnut about the event.
Joey Chestnut ate 304 mini donuts in 8 minutes to defend his title in Regina, SK. Over $72,000 was raised for the Regina Food Bank.
Joey Chestnut will be participating in a mini-donut eating contest in Regina, SK on August 4 to raise money for the Regina Food Bank.
Larell Marie Mele has set up a gofundme to help pay for George Chiger's surgery which took place three weeks ago that included amputation of a toe. He is currently experiencing issues with an incision on his big toe.
The Memphis Flyer has an interview with Brett Healey about Donuts & Dogs, an event in Memphis he founded combining road running and eating Krispy Kreme donuts which raises money for the Streetdog Foundation, a charity that rehabilitates feral dogs.
Eric "Badlands" Booker will take on 5 people in a meat pie eating contest Saturday at the Food Truck Festival for Autism in Philadelphia.
Joey Chestnut ate 7 coney dogs in a minute during tonight's Detroit Pistons game. The exhibition raised $25,000 towards Forgotten Harvest, a Detroit hunger charity. has a report on Joey Chestnut's visit to the Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan in Taylor, MI to help package food items with Detroit Pistons forward Marvin Bagley III. Joey also did a chicken wing eating exhibition at the facility.
The 2022 Smoke's Poutinerie eating contest was held Saturday as a charity event for local CEOs, so the return of its MLE competition appears in doubt.
Joey Chestnut ate 255 mini donuts in 8 minutes to win a contest held in Regina, SK to benefit the Regina Food Bank.
The Record has an article about former competitive eater Jamie "The Bear" McDonald's trip with the World Central Kitchen to the Polish border town of Medyka to cook meals for Ukrainian refugees fleeing from the Russian invasion. McDonald used his winnings from the 2013 Wing Bowl to start Bear's Smokehouse in Hartford, CT.
Like last year, Smoke's Poutinerie Eating Championship on September 18 will be a charity event for CEOs.
A fundraiser has been set up for Pat "from Moonachie" Philbin after a recent amputation that was forced by numerous leg issues. The gofundme is currently $65 away from its $15000 goal.
Bartley Weaver, IV ate 21 hot dogs in 10 minutes at a charity event in Cave City, KY to raise money to purchase food for schoolchildren.
Molly Schuyler and Dan Kennedy ate 33 burgers in 10 minutes in Marple, PA as part of an event organized by Delco Steaks to raise money for Austin Beltrante's post-electrocution medical expenses.
Dan "Killer" Kennedy faced off against 6 members of the Philipsburg-Osceola Lady Mounties softball team in a six foot cheesesteak eating contest to raise money for the organization.
Beard Meats Food has produced a single and music video titled "Garlic Bread (I Think I am in Love). The song can be purchased from streaming services for 59p with proceeds going to the Stroke Association. The iTunes charts has the single currently in the top 40. update Leeds Live has an article about the song, which has hit the UK iTunes top 10.

2020 St. Elmo shrimp cocktail challenge

The 2020 St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail Challenge, in which Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo will attempt to eat 100 bowls of spicy shrimp cocktail in under 20 minutes is currently streaming at

update The official total was 33 bowls.

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Indy Star reports Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo will attept to eat 100 bowls of St. Elmo Steak House shrimp cocktail in 20 minutes in Indianapolis on December 19 to raise money for Gleaner's Food Bank, Peyton Manning Children's Hospital and Wheeler Mission. The event will replace the eating contest held during the Big Ten football championship Fan Fest. Donors who contribute at least $1,000 will receive autographed items from Joey Chestnut. Contributors of $5,000 or more will receive a private dinner at St. Elmo with him.
NBA great Shaquille O'Neal and Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski will face off in a series of competitions tomorrow streamed on to raise money for the NAACP and The Boys & Girls Club. One of the contests will be a Buffalo Wild Wings Blazin Challenge.
Brett "Branimal" Healey started a Memphis version of the Krispy Kreme Challenge, a race in which participants run 2.5 miles, eat 12 donuts and return 2.5 miles.
NBC29 has an article about Darron Breeden's hot dog eating exhibition at last night's high school basketball game in Orange, VA. The event was held to raise money for a scholarship for an Orange Count, VA student pursuing a career in information technology. (video)
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