Alouettes give back to the community for Thanksgiving

October 6, 2017 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Montreal Alouettes

News Release

Montreal - In what has become a Thanksgiving tradition for the Alouettes, several players will make their way to The Welcome Hall Mission again this year. Players and Alouettes staff will serve a holiday meal immediately following their game against the Edmonton Eskimos on Monday at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium. Media members are welcome to assist to this event for quotes or to take pictures.

Players Nicolas Boulay, Samuel Giguère, Seydou Haidara, Kyries Hebert and Eugene Lewis will be onsite with coaches Anthony Calvillo, Jason Hogan and Catherine Raîche, assistant general manager. The Montreal Alouettes will make their way to the shelter starting at 7 p.m. and join forces with Welcome Hall Mission staff and fellow volunteers in providing warm meals to people in need.

What: Alouettes players serving over 300 Thanksgiving meals to people in need

Who: Players Nicolas Boulay, Samuel Giguère, Seydou Haidara, Kyries Hebert and Eugene Lewis will be onsite with coaches Anthony Calvillo, Jason Hogan and Assistant General Manager Catherine Raîche

When: Thanksgiving Monday, October 9, at 7 p.m.

Where: The Welcome Hall Mission, 1490 Saint-Antoine Ouest, Montreal

Charles Rooke

crooke@montrealalouettes.com

514-886-2776

Francis Dupont

fdupont@montrealalouettes.com

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