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Snowbird Jersey Auction Raises $10000

March 21, 2017 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Moose Jaw Warriors News Release

The Moose Jaw Warriors announced today that the auction of their special edition Snowbird jersey's worn March 11th raised $10,000. The Warriors are excited to announce that in association with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds the money raised from the auction will go to four local Moose Jaw charities.

The Warriors would like to thank the Canadian Forces Snowbirds for all of their support throughout the years. This is a relationship that is second to none and allows the organization to learn the value of teamwork from one of the best teams in the world.

$2,500 will go to the Moose Jaw Salvation Army Adapt-a-Family program, $2,500 will go to KidSport Moose Jaw, $2,500 will go the Moose Jaw Humane Society, and $2,500 will go to Habitat for Humanity Moose Jaw.

Over the past several season the Warriors have taken part in the Salvation Army Adapt-a-Family program, the organization would purchase food and gifts to help families in the city over Christmas. Moose Jaw's Salvation Army helps a number of families every Christmas with a large portion of them through the Adapt-a-Family program.

The Warriors have been long-time supports of the Moose Jaw Humane Society. The Humane Society is made up of dedicated staff and volunteers that tirelessly support the community, over 500 dogs and 1200 cats come into the shelter each year.

KidSport Moose Jaw is administered by a hardworking group of volunteers and was established as an accredited committee in 2013. KidSport is a children's charity which assists children of families facing financial obstacles to participate in community sport programs so that all kids can play. The goal of KidSport is to provide these children with the opportunity to achieve physical, social, intellectual and moral development through participation in sport.

Habitat for Humanity Moose Jaw is dedicated to eliminating sub-standard housing by building homes, in partnership with the community, for working families in need. Habitat for Humanity is an independent, charitable, faith-based organization. They build simple, decent, and affordable houses and provide interest-free mortgages to families who would not otherwise be able to purchase a home.

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