The Calgary Flames will host the Calgary Flames Foundation Night of Giving Game, presented by TELUS, on Friday December 16, 2022 when the Flames take on the St. Louis Blues at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Throughout the game, promotions and videos will feature Calgary Flames Foundation beneficiaries and raise awareness about Calgary Flames Foundation initiatives and programs while thanking fans and donors.
Representatives from Calgary Flames Foundation charitable partnership, Special Olympics Calgary, will be on the carpet during the anthem. The Flames are looking forward to welcoming Special Olympics Calgary Athletes on the carpet and in Huby’s Hangout to watch the game; Huby’s Hangout is a charitable initiative by Flames forward Jonathan Huberdeau, inviting underserved youth in our community to each Flames game this season.
“Being a part of the Flames Foundation Night of Giving game is very special to us as the Calgary Flames Hockey Club is our longest serving partner, having been connected to our organization since Special Olympics Calgary began in 1981” – Kathy Urquhart, Executive Director, Special Olympics Calgary.
Joining the Flames starting lineup as the Scotiabank Skater will be Will, from the Calgary Flames Foundation charitable partnership, superHEROS Hockey. Additionally, the Flames Alumni will be in attendance collecting toys and grocery gift cards for their Annual Flames Alumni Toy Drive at Section 223 to support local families in need.
To keep the giving momentum going, as presenting partner, TELUS will be donating five dollars, for every retweet, like and comment on this post, with a goal of raising $50k for the Calgary Flames Foundation, by the end of the game. The TELUS team has also donated their suite for the night to Hockey Education Reaching Out Society as well as $10k worth of prizes to be won, including Samsung TVs, AirPods and more.
“As a proud partner of the Calgary Flames for nearly two decades, TELUS is honoured to partner with the annual Calgary Flames Foundation Night of Giving Game,” said Patrick Barron, Vice-President of Corporate Citizenship and Community Investment. “As an organization that is committed to giving where we live, we are thrilled to be a part of an initiative dedicated to supporting the incredible impact being made by important charities across Calgary.”
The Calgary Flames Foundation RE/MAX 50/50 opens at 9:00am, will close at 11:00pm MT and will promote the various charities impacted by the generosity and support of 50/50 program participants. Thanks to the support of this program, the Calgary Flames Foundation most recently donated over $4.2 million to southern Alberta charities last season.
The Calgary Flames Foundation strives to improve the lives of southern Albertans through support of health and wellness, education and grassroots sports. Since inception the Calgary Flames Foundation has donated over $55 million to southern Alberta charities.