Hockey Fights Cancer™ is an initiative founded in December 1998 by the National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players' Association to raise money and awareness for hockey's most important fight. To date, through the NHL's US and Canadian charitable foundations, more than $12.8 million has been raised under the Hockey Fights Cancer initiative to support national and local cancer research institutions, children's hospitals, player charities and local cancer organizations. The Hockey Fights Cancer program is also a component of the NHL's "Biggest Assist Happens Off the Ice" campaign - the League's long-standing tradition of addressing important social issues in North America and around the world.

The Hockey Fights Cancer program is supported by NHL Member Clubs, NHL Alumni, the NHL Officials' Association, Professional Hockey Trainers and Equipment Managers, corporate marketing partners, broadcast partners and fans throughout North America.

You can show your support by purchasing Hockey Fights Cancer merchandise such as: ties, t-shirts, bracelets, caps and hats at or Depending on the type of merchandise sold, from USD $2.15 to $7.26 of each sale will be donated to the NHL's charitable foundations* toward the Hockey Fights Cancer initiative.

* The amount to be donated for each category is as follows: (1) Commemorative ties by Vineyard Vines - $7.26; (2) Sportin' Styles Skinny & Bow Ties - $4.95; (3) Men's Player Cap by Reebok - $2.24; (4) Ladies' Cap by New Era - $2.15; (5) Ladies' Charm Bracelet by LogoArt - $2.61; (6) Men's T-Shirt and Ladies' T-Shirt by Old Time Hockey - $5.27; (7) Youth's T-Shirt by Old Time Hockey - $3.95. Donations will go to National Hockey League Foundation in respect of purchases made at and to NHL Foundation in respect of purchases made at

The National Hockey League Foundation is a US private foundation that is exempt from Federal income taxation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. The National Hockey League Foundation is located at 1185 Avenue of the Americas, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10036. A copy of the latest annual report can be obtained from the National Hockey League Foundation or from the Office of the New York Attorney General by writing the Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271. The National Hockey League Foundation has made contributions to other organizations, and a list of all organizations that have received contributions during past twelve months may be obtained from the National Hockey League Foundation. The NHL Foundation is a Canadian federally registered charity with an address at 1800 McGill College Avenue, Suite 2600, Montreal, QC, H3A 3J6. Its registration number is 889862041RR0001.

HOCKEY Fights Cancer Charitable Partners

The Leukemia & Lymphoma SocietyThe Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS)  is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The LLS Mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and myeloma and to improve the quality of life for patients and their families.

Prostate Cancer CanadaProstate Cancer Canada raises funds for the development of programs related to awareness, public education, advocacy, support of those affected and research into the prevention, detection, treatment and cure of prostate cancer.

ZEROZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer is a national nonprofit with the mission to end prostate cancer. As a leader in the prostate cancer community, ZERO advances research, encourages action, and provides education and support to men and their families. ZERO's premier programs include the ZERO Prostate Cancer Challenge, the largest men's health event series in America.

Pancreatic Cancer Action NetworkThe Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is the national organization creating hope in a comprehensive way through research, patient support, community outreach and advocacy for a cure. The organization raises money for the direct, private funding of research—and advocates for more aggressive federal research efforts to discover medical breakthroughs leading to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer.

MovemberMovember is the global men's health charity encouraging men to grow and women to support the moustache for the month of November. Sign up at to raise vital funds and awareness for men's health.





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