Man raises money for Salvation Army by riding the ICON Orlando 360 wheel for 12 hours straight

- The Salvation Army says that Salvation Army Capt. Ken Chapman will ride the ICON Orlando 360 observation wheel for twelve hours straight in an effort to raise money for this year's Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign.

They say that Chapman will board the wheel at 10 a.m. and by the time he exits, he hopes to have raised $100,000 for people in the Orlando community in need.

For those interested in riding with Chapman, ICON Orlando 260 will waive the ticket cost sot aht guests can make donations of at least $25 instead. ICON Orlando 360 will also donate $1 for every ticket that sells that day to riders who do not take the trip with Chapman.

If you cannot make the event but would still like to donate, donations can be made on teh Salvation Army Orlando website. 

Chapman has completed other tasks to raise money for others, including:  

  • Set a Guinness World Record for most hours ringing a bell.
  • Camped out on a 3-story billboard for 36 hours in freezing weather.
  • Walked 66 miles in 66 hours on Route 66 for $66,000.
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