Vancouver, BC ? The Vancouver Canucks, in partnership with Pharmasave, are pleased to announce the launch of this year's official Vancouver Canucks calendar. Calendars are on-sale October 19th for $4.99 with partial proceeds benefiting the Canucks for Kids Fund in support of Canuck Place Children's Hospice.
This is the second year that the Vancouver Canucks and Pharmasave have teamed up to produce the popular calendar. To date, the Canucks Calendar has raised an estimated $650,000 in support of Canuck Place Children's Hospice, with $40,000 raised in calendar sales during the 2008-09 season.
The calendar features interesting facts and statistics on Vancouver Canucks players, as well as a pullout poster featuring Daniel and Henrik Sedin and Canucks Captain Roberto Luongo. The 2009-10 Vancouver Canucks calendars are available exclusively at Pharmasave stores throughout British Columbia, starting October 19th while supplies last.
Pharmasave is one of Canada?s leading independent pharmacy and drugstore retailers. Since being founded in 1981, Pharmasave has focused on building a national platform of community based retail outlets designed to provide customers with exceptional service, products and advice. Each Pharmasave store caters to its individual community, which ensures both programs and services are tailored to the specific needs of local customers. For more information and to find a store near you, visit online at www.pharmasave.com.
The Canucks for Kids Fund dedicates resources to assist charities who support children?s health and wellness, foster the development of grassroots hockey, and facilitate and encourage education in British Columbia. Thanks to the generosity of our fans, donors, players, employees and sponsor partners, the CFKF has granted over $28 million to charities in British Columbia over the last two decades serving over 85 different organizations helping them to reach their goals
Core beneficiaries of grants include; Canuck Place Children?s Hospice, which offers specialized care for B.C. children living with life-threatening conditions; BC Children?s Hospital Foundation for adolescent mental health, diabetes research, gastroenterology and pediatric playroom; and the Canucks Autism Network (CAN), which strives to enhance the quality of life for families living with autism in British Columbia.