Montreal Canadiens Alumni Charity Hockey Game

The Food First Foundation is hosting a charity hockey game February 4th, 2018 at the Ed Jeske Arena in Yellowknife. Game starts at 2:00 pm (doors open at 1:15 pm).

$35 for Adults, $15 for Youth (5-15 years), FREE for Children (under 4 years).  $75 VIP (includes meet-and-greet with the Alumni team!).

Buy tickets here: https://foodfirst-charityhockeygametickets.eventbrite.com.  Tickets also available at Gourmet Cup and Erasmus Apparel (cash only).

Tickets will be available for purchase at the door.  CASH ONLY.  ATMs available at the Multiplex.

“Thrill of a Lifetime” and “Assistant Coach” Online Auction

Are you wanting to get up close and personal with ex-NHL’ers? Well, here’s your chance! We’re auctioning off 2 spots to play on the Montreal Canadiens Alumni team.

Do you have what it takes to coach them?! There’s one spot to bid on to become their assistant coach for the game.

Check out our auction at: https://www.32auctions.com/foodfirst

Auction ends January 21st, so don’t delay!

All funds raised will go to support food and nutrition programming in NWT schools, so get your tickets now!

Here is the line-up for the Montreal Canadiens Alumni who will be taking to the ice:

  • Richard Sévigny
  • Patrice Brisebois
  • Jesse Belanger
  • Oleg Petrov
  • Marc André Bergeron
  • Stéphane Richer
  • Ric Nattress
  • Arron Asham
  • Steve Shutt
  • Keith Acton
  • Brian Skrudland
  • Chris Nilan

HUGE thank you to our Platinum Sponsor, Canadian North Airlines!

Big thank you to our Silver Sponsors, Adam Dental Clinic, All-West Glass, Blachford Lake Lodge and Wilderness Resort, Cold Cash ATM, Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, Pelley’s Pellets, Ryfan Electric, and Yellowknife Beverages!

 

Who We Are

Food First is a registered charity whose mission is to support nutrition education programs in schools with the goal of encouraging a healthy population of children and youth for future generations.

The Issues

The problems associated with nutrition are so large that even communities doing relatively well still need help. Recent studies indicate that nearly 70% of Northern students do not consume enough fruits and vegetables for optimal health; as well, many do not reach the daily dairy servings recommended by the Canada Food Guide, putting them at risk for cancers, diabetes, osteoporosis and other chronic diseases. Children are too often overfed and undernourished.

Inadequate nutrition leads to poor concentration, classroom behavioural issues, higher absenteeism, low self esteem and reduced scholastic success. Healthy food provides the nutrients children need to be attentive and enthusiastic in school, increasing their ability to concentrate, learn and develop into outstanding adults.

What We Are Doing

Funders can choose where they want to see their funding spent, the NWT, Nunavut or even a specific region, town or school. The need varies from community to community, so we can work with you to ensure your donations go where you’d like.

Education
40%
Breakfast Programs
60%

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