UPDATE: AUCTION ITEMSOct 15, 2012 - 04:33 MDT
The Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club, in partnership with Delta West Academy, announced the addition of a Hitmen pink jersey autographed by Justin Bieber to support the Hitmen Fight Cancer initiative. The Bieber-signed jersey along with game-worn pink jerseys from the Sunday, October 28 Hitmen Fight Cancer game (Scotiabank Saddledome, 4 p.m.) will be featured in an online auction until Tuesday, October 30 at 8 p.m. MT. Fans can bid on these one-of-a-kind items by visiting www.elevateauctions.com/hitmenhockeycancer.
Proceeds from the jersey auction will be shared by both the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - Prairies/NWT Region and Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta. In addition, 50/50 funds and on-site donations from the Hitmen Fight Cancer game will support both causes. Winning bidders will be presented with jerseys following the home game on Friday, November 9.
A special ticket offer is available for the Hitmen Fight Cancer game through Smart Betty, a local fundraising organization, with a portion of the ticket proceeds going to both foundations. To purchase these tickets, please register at http://calgary.smartbetty.com/.
In three years, the Calgary Hitmen with the support of their partners, staff, players and fans, have raised over $58,500 through the club’s October cancer awareness initiatives.