Hockey Fights Cancer™ is an initiative founded in December 1998 by the National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players' Association to raise money and awareness for hockey's most important fight. To date, through the NHL's US and Canadian charitable foundations, more than $12.8 million has been raised under the Hockey Fights Cancer initiative to support national and local cancer research institutions, children's hospitals, player charities and local cancer organizations. The Hockey Fights Cancer program is also a component of the NHL's "Biggest Assist Happens Off the Ice" campaign - the League's long-standing tradition of addressing important social issues in North America and around the world.
The Hockey Fights Cancer program is supported by NHL Member Clubs, NHL Alumni, the NHL Officials' Association, Professional Hockey Trainers and Equipment Managers, corporate marketing partners, broadcast partners and fans throughout North America.
You can show your support by purchasing Hockey Fights Cancer merchandise such as: ties, t-shirts, bracelets, caps and hats at Shop.NHL.com or Shop.Canada.NHL.com. Depending on the type of merchandise sold, from USD $2.15 to $7.26 of each sale will be donated to the NHL's charitable foundations* toward the Hockey Fights Cancer initiative.
* The amount to be donated for each category is as follows: (1) Commemorative ties by Vineyard Vines - $7.26; (2) Sportin' Styles Skinny & Bow Ties - $4.95; (3) Men's Player Cap by Reebok - $2.24; (4) Ladies' Cap by New Era - $2.15; (5) Ladies' Charm Bracelet by LogoArt - $2.61; (6) Men's T-Shirt and Ladies' T-Shirt by Old Time Hockey - $5.27; (7) Youth's T-Shirt by Old Time Hockey - $3.95. Donations will go to National Hockey League Foundation in respect of purchases made at Shop.NHL.com and to NHL Foundation in respect of purchases made at Shop.Canada.NHL.com.
The National Hockey League Foundation is a US private foundation that is exempt from Federal income taxation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. The National Hockey League Foundation is located at 1185 Avenue of the Americas, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10036. A copy of the latest annual report can be obtained from the National Hockey League Foundation or from the Office of the New York Attorney General by writing the Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271. The National Hockey League Foundation has made contributions to other organizations, and a list of all organizations that have received contributions during past twelve months may be obtained from the National Hockey League Foundation. The NHL Foundation is a Canadian federally registered charity with an address at 1800 McGill College Avenue, Suite 2600, Montreal, QC, H3A 3J6. Its registration number is 889862041RR0001.
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