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Release: Hockey for Hospice presented by Gay Lea Foods Cooperative

For Immediate Release – January 25, 2023

“Hockey for Hospice” presented by Gay Lea Foods Cooperative

The Owen Sound Attack and Grey Bruce Hospice have partnered to dedicate the February 18, 2023, Charity Game as “Hockey for Hospice”, and are very proud to announce the game will be presented by Title Sponsor Gay Lea Foods Cooperative.

“A community is united in its ability to stand with one another in crisis and in celebration. Gay Lea Foods is a member of your community and is a proud sponsor and supporter of Grey Bruce Hospice to provide compassionate palliative care. Our community deserves and needs it”, shared Michael Barrett, CEO of Gay Lea Foods Cooperative.

“The Owen Sound Attack is very excited to partner with Grey Bruce Hospice for Hockey for Hospice” said Attack Manager of Marketing and Communications, Greg Hoddinott. “We have a unique opportunity to use our platform to help our fans learn more about how the Hospice not only helps patients with a comfortable place to finish living but supports the family and friends of their patients.” “This is something our late Business Manager, Ray McKelvie would be very proud of. He and his late Georgina were supporters of Chapman House since its inception and experienced the amazing services and compassion the Hospice can do firsthand” added Hoddinott.

Amy McConachie, Donor Relations Coordinator at Grey Bruce Hospice notes “We are very grateful to our generous Title Sponsor Gay Lea Foods, as well as to our Hockey for Hospice Jersey Sponsors the Grey-Bruce Dairy Producers, Media Sponsor Bayshore Broadcasting and the whole Owen Sound Attack organization for this opportunity. Come and join us for some fun to support your hospice on February 18. Go Attack Go!”

Fundraising activities at the game will include the Bucket Pass, Chuck-a-Puck, a Silent Auction, and the always popular post-game Jersey Auction. 100% of funds raised through charitable efforts leading up to and on game night are used to support Grey and Bruce residents needing palliative and end-of-life care at Chapman House. Grey Bruce Hospice relies on fundraising efforts by our community to cover over 50% of operational expenses every year.

Get your tickets for the Hockey for Hospice game against the Saginaw Spirit at www.AttackHockey.com. More information on Grey Bruce Hospice and Chapman House can be found at www.GreyBruceHospice.com.

Contact:
Amy McConachie
Donor Relations Coordinator
Grey Bruce Hospice
amcconachie@greybrucehospice.com

Greg Hoddinott
Marketing and Communications Manager
Owen Sound Attack
ghoddinott@attackhockey.com

About Grey Bruce Hospice

At Grey Bruce Hospice, we believe each day can be filled with precious moments. Our entire team is dedicated to helping make those moments possible for our residents and their families. Choosing hospice does not mean a person has given up. Hospice care isn’t about dying; it’s about living life to its fullest. Our mission is to provide comprehensive compassionate care to all in our community during their journey with a life-limiting illness. Our vision is community supporting community to live well with dying.

 

For more details on the Hockey for Hospice charity game presented by Gay Lea Foods Cooperative, visit the page on our website here, or buy tickets for the game here.

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