Annual”Hockey Helps The Homeless” Tournament Squeaked Past Goal
Over $125 Grant Raised As Local Hockey Players Skate Alongside The Pros For A Cause
This year’s Hockey Helps The Homeless surpassed its goal by just over seven hundred bucks.
The goal this year was $125,000; it raised $125,725.
Tje Holly Community Centre special event used our country’s love for hockey as a means of raising money and awareness for homelessness in Canada.
Over 150 00 Donors, 2500 Players, and 1000 Volunteers participate annually in hockey tournaments across Canada to give to this cause and ‘play with purpose’.
Communities can get involved by playing in the tournament, helping to fundraise or making donations. Each participating team will have the chance to play alongside NHL alumni.
Since 1996, HHTH has been working to to change the statistics of homelessness in our country. The organization invests in solutions that ensure fewer individuals will end up on the streets with a focus on housing solutions, education, employment, sports and recreation programming and youth support services.
To see a full breakdown of how money raised for HHTH makes a difference, click here.
An on-site sock drive brought in over 1,400 pairs of donated socks, the number one requested item by anyone living outside.