Kruger Products awards $10,000 to ten Canadian minor hockey associations
by CM Staff
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.
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.
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.