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$683,114 Raised for the Canucks for Kids Fund Telethon, Presented by TD

...Generosity from Canucks fans and partners raises the second highest total ever

by Canucks Communications @Canucks / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. - The Canucks for Kids Fund (CFKF) is excited and grateful to announce that the Telethon, presented by TD, was one of the most successful ever, raising $683,114 thanks to the tremendous support from fans, partners and people across BC.

This year's telethon aired on Sportsnet Pacific and Sportsnet 650 during the Canucks 5-4 overtime win versus the Vegas Golden Knights. It was the first in-game format since March 10, 2020, when the telethon raised over $450,000 for children's charities. The largest telethon was in 2010 when the CFKF raised $720,018.

In addition, last night's 50/50 jackpot reached $300,850. Half of the total will be dedicated towards the Sedin Family Foundation and an annual legacy project with the Canucks for Kids Fund, benefiting families across British Columbia.  

The Canucks for Kids Fund, its Board of Directors and the Aquilini family would sincerely like to thank presenting partner TD for making last night so successful through their generous partnership and donation, totaling $70,000. In addition, the CFKF also thanks Toyota for their donation of a 2022 Corolla Cross LE AWD, Pharmasave for their annual ($40,000) calendar donation, Fasken for their ($5,000) contribution, Lordco for their $5,000 contribution and Stan Smyl and his Steamer's hot dog initiative for the ($7,021).

The CFKF would also like to thank Sportsnet Pacific, Sportsnet 650 and this year's hosts including Elliotte Friedman, Randip Janda and Greg Shannon producing on TV, and Satiar Shah, Dan Riccio, Bik Nizzar, and Cam Berra supporting on radio.

Finally, the CFKF thanks fans everywhere for their generosity and support for last night's initiative. Fans who would still like to donate can at Canucks.com/telethon.

About the Canucks for Kids Fund:

The Canucks for Kids Fund dedicates resources to assist charities that support children's health and wellness, foster the development of grassroots hockey, and facilitate and encourage education in BC.

The CFKF has granted more than $76 million to charities that support children's health and wellness, education, social impact programming and the development of grassroots hockey throughout BC. The Canucks for Kids Fund's core beneficiaries, Canucks Autism Network (CAN), Canuck Place Children's Hospice and BC Children's Hospital Foundation are providing vital resources and life-saving care to families across this province.

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