Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames, Calgary Hitmen and Flames Foundation for Life are proud to announce over $100,000 raised for Haitian Relief through the Canadian Red Cross in January.
Proceeds from the Flames 50-50 raffles at three home games; January 15th versus the Nashville Predators, January 21st versus the Chicago Blackhawks and January 25th versus the St. Louis Blues were directed to Canadian Red Cross Haiti Relief Efforts through the Flames Foundation for Life.
The Calgary Flames Better Halves were on the concourse on Thursday, January 21st auctioning off game used autographed hockey sticks. One stick per Flames player was autographed and auctioned off on the concourse at the game versus the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Calgary Hitmen also boosted funds raised by directing proceeds from their 50-50 draws on January 22nd versus the Moose Jaw Warriors and on January 25th versus the Lethbridge Hurricanes to Haitian Relief through the Canadian Red Cross.
The Canadian Red Cross has raised $89 million in support of Haiti relief and recovery efforts, of which $63.2 million is from generous individuals. To date we have contributed $14 Million to emergency response efforts in Haiti.
Through various initiatives, the Flames Foundation for Life continues to touch the lives of thousands of people through its commitment to education, medical research, health, amateur sports and recreation. Our mission is to fully support initiatives that bring positive change to our community.