Another amazing No Surrender Hockey Challenge tournament come and gone like the wind.
This year is defined by some major milestones.
This marks 5 years we've been celebrating mental health awareness in our community. Five years defeating stigma in our community and letting our actions show our friends and family members that it's ok. It's ok to be vulnerable and its normal to get sick.
As tough as the hockey community can be. As much of a bunch of grit grinders we are. As battle tested as we can be. We understand we're not robots. We need compassion and understanding.
4 Years we've been awarding the the championship as the Glenn Curley Memorial Trophy in honour of a great loss and a great family.
2 years donating to the CMHA Durham and working hand in hand with them to help their clients right in our community. (Previous 3 were CMHA National)
This is the 3rd year of the Old Timer's Division.
Its also the biggest Men's Division we've ever had with 8 teams.
We're reaching people in our community.
We're still calculating our final tally for the CMHA Durham but we are close to our goals.
This is especially thanks to our great volunteers working the bake sale and the 50/50 draw. To all the players who joined the cause. To the volunteer time keepers who kept us on the rails. To the corporate donors who topped up our efforts.
A special thank you as well to a very special donor who asked to remain nameless who donated $1000 to the cause. Wow! So lucky to host such outstanding and humble individuals.
Thank you you all for participating. You're making change.
Stay tuned for the final fundraising results.
No Surrender Hockey Challenge
Founder of No Surrender Hockey Challenge.