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Avalanche & Teammates For Kids

by Staff Writer / Colorado Avalanche


Charlotte Grahame of the Colorado Avalanche accepted a grant of $42,000 from Garth Brooks on behalf of his charity, Teammates for Kids Foundation, to Kroenke Sports Charities. 

The grant represented 100% participation by the 2008-09 Colorado Avalanche players and coaches in the Foundation.  The Avalanche is the only team in the National Hockey League which has had 100% participation for two consecutive years. 

About Teammates for Kids
Through a team built with integrity and in partnership with professional athletes, celebrities, organization and fans, the Teammates for Kids Foundation, co-founded in 1999 by Garth Brooks, exists to develop and implement innovative concepts that generate funds for the benefit of children’s charities.
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