‘Supernatural’ Cast and Crew Wins ‘Reel Thanksgiving Challenge’ for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank

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Misha Collins of ‘Supernatural’ shares a selfie on October 4, 2018 after voluntarily taking a pie to the face to raise money for ‘The Reel Thanksgiving Challenge.’

This is the sixth year the Vancouver Food Bank has run “The Reel Thanksgiving Challenge”. Initially started by the BC film industry, it’s a two-week long food and fund-raising event for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank.

According to The Georgia StraightSupernatural raised the most money this year, beating last year’s winners from The Man in the High Castle.

This year, Supernatural, now shooting its 14th season, came out on top by raising a whopping $40,592. For raising $32,518.75 today (October 5), the team also won $1,000 contributions each from Martini Film Studios and Sunbelt Rentals, as well as a $5,000 contribution from IATSE for raising the most funds in one day over the course of the challenge.

The goal for this year’s “The Reel Thanksgiving Challenge” was $150,000, though The Georgia Straight reports the total amount raised was actually $195,717!

The cast and crew of Supernatural had a lot of fun while raising the money for the challenge, which they shared throughout the week with videos of cast and crew members being pied in the face.

Misha Collins, who plays Castiel on Supernatural, shared this video of him sacrificing himself to raise money on Twitter.

Jensen Ackles (Dean Winchester on Supernatural) also shared a video of a very Dean-like reaction he had when pie accidentally splattered on the beloved 1967 Chevrolet Impala his character drives on the show.


Obviously, the cast and crew have a great time on set even while raising funds for a good cause like the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. Congratulations to everybody at Supernatural for being the 2018 winner of “The Reel Thanksgiving Challenge.”

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Tricia is a full-time receptionist and mom of two who still manages to find a whole lot of time to waste on the Internet. She posts frequently on Twitter sharing hilarious things her children say, posting way too many selfies, and bragging and/or complaining about her husband (depending on the day). Tricia’s passionate about pretty much everything she loves, and is often found yelling in caps about all things Supernatural, Louden Swain, Harry Potter, and fan fiction.
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