Ten Canadian Minor Hockey Associations incl. Abbotsford – Each Awarded $10K with #KrugerBigAssist

Courtesy Fotoshotz aka Darren Francis

Toronto/Abbotsford – (CNW) – There’s good news for amateur hockey families and fans across Canada! Kruger Products — Canada’s preeminent paper manufacturer of Cashmere®, Purex®, Scotties® and SpongeTowels®— is announcing the first ten recipients of its first-ever #KrugerBigAssist.

Ten minor hockey associations from across Canada will each receive $10,000 to cover the cost of registration for hockey families in need of an off-ice assist in these troubled times. But that’s not all! This June, Kruger Products will be announcing five additional recipients of a Kruger Big Assist — bringing the Kruger Big Assist funding up to $150,000.

“It’s been a difficult year for Canada’s hockey families, and our goal is to support their love and participation in our national sport,” says Susan Irving, CMO Kruger Products, who is herself a Hockey Mom of two.

“More than 450 minor hockey associations from across Canada applied for a #KrugerBigAssist to help their member families struggling to afford registration fees in these unprecedented times. We are proud and grateful to give them an assist,” she says.

And the Winners Are:
The first ten Canadian minor hockey associations to receive a $10,000 #KrugerBigAssist showcase Canada’s unique diversity, including coast-to-coast representation, and both girls and boys. From east to west, they include:

  • West Colchester Minor Hockey — West Colchester, Nova Scotia
  • Association du Hockey Mineur Sept—Îles — Sept—Îles, Québec
  • Association Hockey Féminin Valleé De Gatineau — Vallée-de-la-Gatineau, Québec
  • Ottawa East Minor Hockey — Ottawa, Ontario
  • Hamilton Girls Hockey — Hamilton, Ontario
  • Bruce Peninsula Minor Hockey — Bruce Peninsula, Ontario
  • McCreary Minor Hockey — McCreary, Manitoba
  • Peace River Minor Hockey — Peace River, Alberta
  • Hay River Minor Hockey — Hay River, Northwest Territories
  • Abbotsford Minor Hockey — Abbotsford, British Columbia

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