Team of the Week: Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs ’04 Minor Bantam AAA, News (Hamilton Jr Bulldogs)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
Team of the Week: Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs ’04 Minor Bantam AAA
Submitted By Dianne Skirving on Wed 01 17, 18
Written By: Rita Pugliese – January 17, 2018    The Hamilton Jr Bulldogs 04 Minor Bantam AAA held a fundraiser to raise money for the Oncology department and clinic at McMaster Children’s Hospital.  

The event raised over $6,000. The team raised the funds by selling yellow laces to other teams that participated in their organizations hockey tournament during the first weekend in December. They also sold Hockey Fights Cancer hats and t-shirts.  

This event was not only to raise money but also to raise awareness about childhood cancer. The team wanted to ensure the money raised impacts the children and families directly. They have decided to make a bag to be presented to each child admitted to the ward that is diagnosed with cancer. This will be an ongoing initiative as new kids are sadly diagnosed each week. Food, parking and travel are the biggest expenses that families face during their time in hospital. The first initial days when a child is diagnosed, a family is truly in a daze as they become to learn about treatment and the road ahead. Each bag given to the children will include gift cards, a toy and a card from the team. 

On January 26th the boys will be visiting McMaster Children’s Hospital to present the first group of bags. They will also be supporting another event in February called Chase’s Gift that holds a fundraising event for the same cause.

 

Links:

https://www.thespec.com/sports-story/8076897-team-of-the-week-hamilton-jr-bulldogs-04-minor-bantam-aaa/

 

http://www.chch.com/jr-bulldogs-players-show-teammate-hes-not-alone-fight-cancer/
This article has been viewed 2150 times.
Social Networking
Follow Us On
Follow Hamilton Jr Bulldogs on Twitter
Quick Links
Manage Subscriptions
Signup to receive email or text messages for the teams you want to follow.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 28
    Jan
    Organization
    CAMBRIDGE, ON – The OHF is happy to announce that Player, Coach and Trainer Applications are now being accepted for the 2023 OHF/OHL Under-15 Program of Excellence events in Kitchener, London, Oshawa & Brampton. The application period closes March ...
  • 15
    Dec
    Organization
    HAMILTON, ONTARIO - The Hamilton Huskies and Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs have partnered for a three-year pilot project within the City of Hamilton. Launching for the 2023-2024 season and lasting for three hockey seasons, the project will form a new AAA ...
  • 14
    Dec
    Organization
    TOMORROW, Something new is forged. At 4pm watch live on the Hamilton Huskies Facebook and Youtube. Hamilton Huskies - YouTube 
  • 08
    Apr
    Organization
    We are looking for new officials and timekeepers for the 2022-23 hockey season. We are looking for parents and current or former players aged 16 or older who are interested in becoming on-ice or off-ice officials with the SCRA. If you are ...
  • 14
    Mar
    Organization
    Hamilton Jr Bulldogs would like to announce our 2022/23 coaches for the U10 and U11 teams!
  • 09
    Mar
    Organization
    Thank you to Stoke Fitness and Jocelyne Larocque for working with our teams this year and bringing the medal to share with our U12 team.
  • 28
    Feb
    Organization
    Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs are pleased to announce our 2022 coaches: - U14: Bill Foley - U13: Bryan Drennan - U12: Cam Cooke
  • 26
    Feb
    Organization
    The Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs’ U9s and U11s took advantage of the Provincial ceiling attendance being lifted and went to the Family Day matinee game to cheer on their OHL Bulldogs as they faced off against the Erie Otters. The HJB Players were having ...
Printed from hamiltonjrbulldogs.com on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 11:17 PM