The Calgary Flames will host the Calgary Flames Foundation Awareness Game on Thursday, December 9, 2021 when the Flames take on the Carolina Hurricanes 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 partnerships will be on the carpet during the anthems. The Calgary Flames are looking forward to welcoming Sawyer Murray, a participant of Variety – the Children’s Charity Volt Hockey Program. The Calgary Flames Foundation recently announced a partnership with Variety – the Children’s Charity to form the Flames Division of Southern Alberta Volt Hockey Program. Volt Hockey is a new adapted hockey sport that allows participants like Sawyer to get in the game.
Also joining George Canyon on the carpet for the anthems will be Ryan Straschnitzki. Ryan will also be one of the coaches for the newly created Calgary Flames Foundation PX3 Sledge Academy Roller-Sled program. During the first intermission members of the PX3 Sledge Academy will participate in a shootout with members of the Calgary Flames alumni.
The Calgary Flames Foundation RE/MAX 50/50 opens at 9:00am, will close at 11:00pm MT and will promote and highlight the various groups and charities impacted by the generosity and support of 50/50 program participants.
The game will also highlight the programs and beneficiaries within the CSEC Inclusion Program which includes a $2 million commitment to sport inclusion. Along with this, the Calgary Flames Foundation most recently has donated over $3.5 million since March 2020 through the Calgary Flames Foundation COVID-19 Support Program and directed more than $5 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 $50 million to southern Alberta charities.