Teddy Bear Lane
The Calgary Hitmen 2020 Teddy Bear Collection held Dec. 4-5 was a huge success. The three-day safe, socially distanced curbside drop netted …
18,063 stuffed toys for charity!
Given the COVID-19 restrictions, the 26th annual Teddy Bear Toss game was replaced this holiday season by ‘Teddy Bear Lane.’ Fans were invited to proceed along the Christmas decorated and lighted Fifth Street SE traffic loop entrance of Scotiabank Saddledome. From the cozy confines of their vehicle they gifted their bears to one of Santa’s elves to toss into an inflatable outdoor rink.
“On behalf of the entire Hitmen and CSEC organization I would like to thank and congratulate Hitmen fans, Calgarians, sponsors and our staff for making the Teddy Bear Lane a wonderful experience and success,” said Hitmen Vice President and Alternate Governor Mike Moore. “We were moved by the outpouring of kindness during these difficult times and extremely touched by the smiles, thoughtfulness and joy everyone displayed during the event. Teddy Bear Lane could not have happened without the incredible support of our donors and supporters and we are forever grateful.”