Glancaster Gives 4 Mackids, News (Glancaster Minor Hockey)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
Glancaster Gives 4 Mackids
Submitted By Mario Barricelli on Wednesday, January 1, 2020
To the Ancaster Avalanche, Glanbrook Rangers and Glancaster Bombers family: On December 14th, 2019, our family harnessed the power of hockey to make a difference in our local community. In collaboration with our partners at the OHL Hamilton Bulldogs and the NHL Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni, we came together in a big way to support the McMaster Children’s Hospital through this year’s “Glancaster Gives 4 MacKids”.

Through our shared hard work and generosity:

·         More than 10,000 teddy bears and stuffed animals were provided to the Salvation Army to be gifted this holiday to those in need in our community;

·         400 event tickets were given to equal opportunity and MacKids patient families; and

·         $22,136.73 was donated to support the oncology department at the McMaster Children’s Hospital.

The event was televised nation-wide and hopefully our approach was contagious and others follow our lead to try to make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate in our community. Hockey is a privilege for our kids - they deserve it and we all work hard for it – parents, volunteers and coaches - to ensure they enjoy it. However, the fact remains, less fortunate children and families do not get the same opportunities our families do. McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation is focused on raising funds in support of McMaster Children’s Hospital. The Foundation provides funding for leading-edge equipment and patient amenities, innovative research initiatives, redevelopment of patient-care spaces, and the education and training of health care providers.

“Glancaster Gives 4 Mackids” teaches our kids the power they have when they put their hockey jerseys on and go out into the community for a good cause. Ultimately, we thrive to raise individuals who are passionate about helping others. After all, we are all motivated to develop top level talent both on the ice and in our community.

Thank you.

Your Avalanche, Rangers and Bombers!

GLANCASTER-ChequeEdit_(800x534).jpg

This article has been viewed 777 times.
View AllOur Sponsors
Social Networking
Follow Us On
Follow Glancaster Minor Hockey on Twitter
- and -
Visit Glancaster Minor Hockey on Facebook
Manage Subscriptions
Signup to receive email or text messages for the teams you want to follow.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 04
    Jan
    Organization
    Due to the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions placing the City of Hamilton in the Grey Zone and the recent government mandate to lockdown the our region of the province for (28) days, the Glancaster Bomber Board wanted to provide a quick update.  The ...
  • 19
    Dec
    Organization
    Glancaster Minor Hockey is proud to announce Steve Hurst as the OMHA's Coach of the Month for December 2020. Steve's work with our organization on and off the ice helps to make a difference in the world of hockey, and we're thrilled that the OMHA ...
  • 18
    Nov
    Organization
    November 19, 2020 - The City of Hamilton has entered into COVID-19 RED “control” zone.  This will impact recreational sports, including hockey.  We have been given direction by the City and OHF and met as an organization to align on the changes ...
  • 15
    Nov
    Organization
    The City of Hamilton Public Health Unit has decided that beginning tomorrow, Monday Nov 16th.  Our Program will continue with Practices only and the below restrictions. - Numbers permitted on ice (25) - No spectators - No Scrimmages or Game ...
  • 13
    Nov
    Organization
    Dear membership, We are aware of the city moving to Code Red as of Monday November 16th.  We are awaiting further direction from the city and will provide updated information with regards to programming as soon as it becomes available.  Please ...
  • 16
    Oct
    Organization
    The Glancaster Bombers will be entering the 2nd eight week program designed to provide ice sessions 2-3 times per week dependent on ice availability from the city of Hamilton in this phase of Return to Hockey.  This program is following the ...
  • 02
    Oct
    Organization
    Dear Bomber Members, with the recent changes from the Ministry of Health guidelines for schools and daycare centres. We have compiled a FAQ To highlight the new screening protocol.
  • 14
    Sep
    Organization
    The Bombers are Back! and very excited to announce that some teams will start hitting the ice this Friday, Sept 18th.  You will receive an email from your coach very soon with specific details.  We ask that you respect all Protocols that have been ...
Printed from glancasterminorhockey.com on Monday, January 18, 2021 at 9:07 AM