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Foo Fighters 50/50 Unclaimed

The Winning 50/50 ticket from Foo Fighters for October 22, 113315C, for $15,097.50 has not yet been claimed.

by EOCF / OilersFoundation.ca

The Winning 50/50 ticket from Foo Fighters for October 22, 113315C, for $15,097.50 has not yet been claimed. Be sure to check if you are a winner!

 You have until 4:00PM Wednesday, October 24, 2018 to claim your prize at the OEG Head Office (300-10214 104 Ave NW).

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RELEASE: Lil' Oilers expands for third season

An additional 100 spots to be offered in Grande Prairie, lottery opens Thursday, November 1, 2018

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

(Edmonton, AB) - After two successful seasons, Lil' Oilers, a Learn to Play initiative developed in collaboration with the National Hockey League (NHL) and National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA), will expand going into its third year. In addition to the 350 spots available to children in Edmonton, the program will expand to Grande Prairie, AB to offer 100 spots to children in the area, aged four to eight.

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50/50 Unclaimed from Saturday, September 29

The Winning 50/50 ticket from tonight's Edmonton Oilers game, 158784C, for $46,257.50 has not yet been claimed.

by Staff / Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation

The Winning 50/50 ticket from tonight's Edmonton Oilers game, 158784C, for $46,257.50 has not yet been claimed.

You have until 4:00PM Tuesday, October 2, 2018 to claim your prize at the OEG Head Office (300-10214 104 Ave NW).

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RELEASE: Hockey Helps Kids launches fourth season

Draisaitl, Lucic, McDavid will challenge back-to-back champion Nugent-Hopkins for the 2018-19 season

by Press Release / OilersFoundation.ca

(Edmonton, AB) - Now that hockey season has begun and students are back in school, it's time for the return of Hockey Helps Kids. Today Hockey Helps Kids launched its fourth season at S. Bruce Smith School with the help of 400 junior high students and their four team captains.

Hockey Helps Kids, an exciting philanthropic initiative that made its debut in 2015-16, is a fun and innovative charity competition, which brings together local schools, charities and the Edmonton Oilers to raise awareness and funds for a variety of local non-profit organizations.

Four local schools participating in the program this year - Ecole Dickinsfield, Hilwie Hamdon, S. Bruce Smith and Sister Annata Brockman - have teamed up with four Oilers players to serve as their team captains - Leon Draisaitl , Milan Lucic , Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Connor McDavid . The teams will compete in the Hockey Helps Kids Charity Cup Challenge to promote their charitable cause and make a difference in their community.

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COMMUNITY: Donation building connection for Draisaitl

"I want to be part of building something in this city, and I'm very excited for this chance and look forward to starting," Leon Draisaitl said.

by Jamie Umbach / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - Leon Draisaitl sees young leaders in Edmonton.

He saw first-hand the impact of youth education in students a year ago as a team captain at D. S. MacKenzie School with Hockey Helps Kids.

"The students were so dedicated to their cause," Draisaitl said of the experience. "They were inspiring."

That's why, in the form of a generous donation and long-term commitment in the community to Hockey Helps Kids and WE Day Alberta, he's prepared to support them in a big way.

Video: COMMUNITY | Draisaitl's Donation

On-stage Monday afternoon flanked by WE Day motivational speaker Spencer West and Hockey Helps Kids participant Owen Marusiak in the Oilers Hall of Fame room, Draisaitl pledged a $150,000 annual donation as part one of an eight-year plan to support Hockey Helps Kids and WE Day Alberta.

The German forward's donation will be matched at Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF) for a total of $225,000 to bring the total amount over the next eight years to $1.8 million.

Tweet from @HockeyHelpsKids: Leon Draisaitl is donating $150,000 in support of @WEMovement in Alberta & #HockeyHelpsKids! His donation will be matched at 50% by @Oil_Foundation for a total of $225,000. Draisaitl will be committing $150,000 annually to local charities for eight years. https://t.co/r3STFejknI

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RELEASE: Leon Draisaitl announces $150,000 donation

Draisaitl will support WE and Hockey Helps Kids in the first year of his eight-year commitment

by Press Release / OilersFoundation.ca

(Edmonton, AB) - Leon Draisaitl announced today a $150,000 donation in support of WE in Alberta and Hockey Helps Kids. His donation will be matched at 50% by the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF), for a total donation of $225,000. This is the first year of an eight-year commitment Draisaitl has made to donate $150,000 annually to local charities.

Video: COMMUNITY | Draisaitl's Donation

"I want to give back to the Edmonton community, because it has given me so much," said Draisaitl. "It's important to me to support youth learning about how to give back and be active in their communities in order to have a positive impact. I have seen the effect Hockey Helps Kids has as a team captain for D. S. MacKenzie School last year. The students were so dedicated to their cause. They were inspiring. WE also encourages youth to get involved and gives them the life skills and experience they need to make a difference. I am happy to support both initiatives, and see the impact they have on youth and our community."

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Keith Urban 50/50 Unclaimed

The Winning 50/50 ticket from Keith Urban for September 22, 132934C, for $20,250 has not yet been claimed.

by EOCF / OilersFoundation.ca

The Winning 50/50 ticket from Keith Urban for September 22, 132934C, for $20,250 has not yet been claimed. Be sure to check if you are a winner!

You have until 4:00PM Tuesday, September 25, 2018 to claim your prize at the OEG Head Office (300-10214 104 Ave NW).

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RELEASE: OEG continues partnership with Habitat For Humanity Edmonton

Through their ongoing partnership, 100 staff joined Habitat to continue work on homes in Carter Place.

by Press Release / OilersFoundation.ca

(Edmonton, AB) - Through their ongoing partnership with Habitat for Humanity Edmonton, 100 volunteers from Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) and the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF) picked up hardhats and hammers for the day and joined Habitat to continue work on homes in Carter Place.

Video: COMMUNITY | Habitat Year Two

The homes in Carter Place are part of the 2017 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project where former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Mrs. Carter spent time building homes last July.

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Oilers Foundation announces beneficiaries of the 2018 Iron & Frost Gala

Net proceeds will benefit the Edmonton Down Syndrome Society, Special Olympics Edmonton and Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation

by Jamie Umbach / EdmontonOilers.com

(Edmonton, AB) - The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF) is excited to announce their partnership with the Edmonton Down Syndrome Society (EDSS) and Special Olympics Edmonton (SOE) for the 2018 Iron & Frost Gala taking place on November 15.

In honour of Joey Moss' 55th birthday and 35 years with the Edmonton Oilers, the Oilers Foundation will celebrate Joey's dedication to the community alongside the entire roster of the 2018-19 Edmonton Oilers, management and Oilers Alumni for an unforgettable evening of glitz and glam, Vegas style, including an exciting casino where the players are the dealers! 

Proceeds from the event will be used to create the Special Olympics Edmonton Joey Moss Invitational Floor Hockey Tournament and the Edmonton Down Syndrome Society Joey Moss Literacy Centre for Excellence.

"What better way to celebrate Joey Moss's accomplishments and the impact that he has had in the local sport and charitable community than by partnering with two charities that are close to his heart," said EOCF Executive Director Natalie Minckler. "These two programs are the perfect complement to the EOCF's mandate to support health and wellness, education and minor hockey programming for youth in Northern Alberta."

Special Olympics Edmonton is committed to enriching the lives of Albertans with an intellectual disability through sport. Their vision is to ensure any individuals with an intellectual disability are given the opportunity to realize their full athletic potential. The Joey Moss Invitational Floor Hockey Tournament combines Joey's passion for hockey and the importance of recreation to develop life skills, a healthy body and self-esteem. The funds from the gala will help advance the quality of SOE's programs by improving facilities, generating more resources and providing additional coach development.

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RELEASE: Oilers Foundation has record year of gifting

$3.7 million donated to community initiatives in Northern Alberta

by Press Release / OilersFoundation.ca

(Edmonton, AB) - The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF) is proud to announce its strongest gifting year on record following an amazing 2017-18 season of activity, culminating in a total donation amount of $3.7 million to charities and minor hockey groups throughout Northern Alberta.

With a focus on philanthropic leadership in health and wellness, education and minor hockey for youth across Oil Country, the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation is dedicated to helping eradicate social issues while finding long-term solutions to build strong, vibrant and safe communities.

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