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Kruger Products awards $10,000 to ten Canadian minor hockey associations

Ten minor hockey associations from across Canada will each receive $10,000 to cover the cost of registration for hockey families in need of help due to the pandemic.

April 6, 2021  by CM Staff

Kuger Products Announces the first ten #KrugerBigAssist recipients (CNW Group/Kruger Products L.P.)

TORONTO — On Apr. 6, Kruger Products announced the first ten recipients of its #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 help due to the pandemic. Kruger Products will also 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.

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The Winners Are:
The first ten Canadian minor hockey associations to receive a $10,000 #KrugerBigAssist 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

The Kruger Big Assist program is accepting nominations until June 15th and will award $10,000+ to five additional Canadian minor hockey associations this summer. Applications can be submitted here.