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True North to sweeten 50/50 pot by $20,000

Big prize for the Jets Fan Appreciation Game on Apr. 8

by Winnipeg Jets Press Release @WpgJetsPR /

(Winnipeg, MB) - The True North Youth Foundation, the charitable arm of True North Sports + Entertainment and the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club, announced its sixth "Sweeten the Pot" event taking place at the Winnipeg Jets Fan Appreciation game on Saturday, April 8th at 6 p.m. versus the Nashville Predators. The foundation will be sweetening the 50/50 pot by contributing $20,000 to the opening amount. Additionally, each fan who purchases a 50/50 ticket, will receive a complimentary Lindt Swiss Milk Chocolate 100g bar, while supplies last.g

Just like all Winnipeg Jets home games, half the proceeds from money raised during the April 8th game will go towards the foundation's three core programs: Camp Manitou, Project Eleven and Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy. To learn more about the True North Youth Foundation and its programs, please watch the video below:

Video: Our Story : True North Youth Foundation

Tickets for 50/50 are sold throughout the concourse at the MTS Centre from the time doors open until the end of the second period intermission. Tickets are 1 for $5, 3 for $10, 10 for $20 and 50 for $50. The winner takes half of the pot. "We're extremely grateful for all the support we receive from Winnipeg Jets fans," says Dwayne Green, executive director of the True North Youth Foundation. "By sweetening the pot, it's another way for us to say 'thank you' for making a difference in the lives of thousands of underserved kids who benefit from programming provided by the True North Youth Foundation".

Click here for more information about the True North Youth Foundation.

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