Vancouver, B.C. - Canucks Sports & Entertainment (CS&E) is proud to announce a new sponsorship agreement with Lyft as the Official Rideshare Partner of the Vancouver Canucks and Rogers Arena. The new partnership is one of the many ways Lyft is demonstrating its investment in Vancouver.
"With a commitment to connecting our communities, the Vancouver Canucks and Lyft share similar values and can now work together to make an active difference through a better fan experience and local partnerships," said Trent Carroll, Chief Operating Officer, Canucks Sports & Entertainment. "We're excited to welcome Lyft to Rogers Arena."
To kick off the partnership, the Lyft logo will be displayed prominently between the boards and the goal line on the Canucks end of the ice starting this evening in the game against the Los Angeles Kings at 7 p.m. PT.
"We are so proud to partner with the Canucks and Rogers Arena - two iconic institutions that contribute to the economy and spirit of Vancouver," said Aaron Zifkin, Managing Director for Canada at Lyft. "In every one of our markets, we look for local partners who are making a positive impact in their communities. Our partnership with the Canucks and Rogers Arena will enable us to work more closely with the Canucks for Kids Fund, and ultimately, help improve the fan experience and create a more connected Vancouver."
Lyft was founded in 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer to improve people's lives with the world's best transportation and is available to 96 percent of the United States population as well as select cities in Ontario, Canada. As the only rideshare company to offset carbon emissions from all rides, Lyft is preferred for its commitment to effecting positive change for our cities, and promoting transportation equity through shared rides, electric bikes and scooters, and public transit partnerships.
About the Vancouver Canucks
Owned and operated by Aquilini Investment Group, the Vancouver Canucks were established as a member of the National Hockey League in 1970. The team has appeared in three Stanley Cup Finals (1982, 1994 and 2011) and won consecutive President's Trophies in 2010.11 and 2011.12. Since 1995, Rogers Arena has been the home of the Canucks and from 2002 to 2014, the club hosted a 474-game consecutive sellout streak, one of the longest in professional sports.
Dedicated to charitable and community engagement, the Canucks for Kids Fund supports children's health and wellness, grassroots hockey and education throughout British Columbia. Through the generosity of fans, donors, players, employees and sponsor partners, the Canucks for Kids Fund (CFKF) has granted $59 million to charities in British Columbia over the last 33 years.