Donations will be accepted at the VIP entrance of PNC Arena during normal business hours and at all entrances during the Feb. 21, Feb. 25, and Feb. 28 home games.
All fans who donate two (2) new or gently used books will be entered to win one of the following prizes:
- Four tickets to a Carolina Hurricanes home game (must be on a mutually agreed-upon date)
- Carolina Hurricanes replica jersey signed by the 2019-20 team
- Carolina Hurricanes replica hockey stick signed by the 2019-20 team
- Carolina Hurricanes replica hockey stick signed by Andrei Svechnikov #37
- Martin Necas #88 autographed puck
- Sebastian Aho #20 autographed puck
About the Recipients
Read and Feed's mission is to strengthen literacy skills among underserved elementary school children and provide meals in a nurturing neighborhood environment. Read and Feed serves approximately 600 children each year and provides over 33,000 books annually to children in the program. The Carolina Hurricanes Foundation awarded a $150,000 GOAL grant over 3 years to Read and Feed to fund weekly visits with their mobile unit to 20 neighborhood sites. For more information, please visit www.readandfeed.org.
Chatham Education Foundation strengthens communities in Chatham County, NC by partnering with community residents, businesses, and foundations to improve education opportunities for public school students. During the 2018-19 season, Chatham Education Foundation was awarded a $10,000 Game Changer Grant by the Carolina Hurricanes Foundation to fund the Books on Break program, giving 1,350 children access to books. For more information, please visit www.chathameducationfoundation.org.