TULSA, Oklahoma - The Akdar Shrine Circus will do more than just entertain children when it come to Tulsa later this week.

They're also helping to feed them.

The Shriners presented a check for $2,500 to the Food for Kids backpack program Tuesday.

According to Eileen Bradshaw from Community Food Bank, "that's 1,000 children who will not go hungry over a weekend because of this donation from the Shriners."

The circus runs February 22-25 at the Fairgrounds Pavilion.

And Thursday is Channel 6 night - with tickets priced at just $6 and the show starting at 6:00 p.m.