TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - On Sunday, November 18, 2018, hockey fans of all ages will have the opportunity to skate with Toronto Maple Leafs players at the 41st annual Toronto Maple Leafs Skate for Easter Seals Kids. Participants who fundraise a minimum of $250 in pledges will hit the ice with current Leafs players for a 45-minute session at MasterCard Centre for Hockey Excellence — the Leafs' practice facility in Etobicoke, from 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
This is an exciting opportunity for Maple Leafs fans to skate alongside some of their favourite Leaf players with Leafs promotional items being offered as incentives for participants who raise additional funds. Spectator tickets will be available at the registration table for $30 on the day of the event.
"Events like the Skate enable Easter Seals Ontario to provide important programs and services to children and youth with physical disabilities throughout the province," says Kevin Collins, President and CEO, Easter Seals Ontario. "It's great to be back for the 41st year of this event, and we can't thank the Toronto Maple Leafs enough for their long-standing commitment to Easter Seals and the kids we serve."
In its 41-year history, the annual Toronto Maple Leafs Skate for Easter Seals Kids has raised almost $7 million for Easter Seals Ontario. Sponsors of this year's Skate include Coca-Cola, Entripy Custom Clothing, and ICON Digital Production. For more information or to register, visit EasterSealsSkate.org.
Proceeds from the Toronto Maple Leafs Skate for Easter Seals Kids will help provide programs that give kids with physical disabilities the chance to experience freedom, independence and a sense of accomplishment. Easter Seals offers funding for essential mobility equipment and communication devices, as well as summer camp opportunities at its two properties, Camp Merrywood and Camp Woodeden. Together we are helping kids BE KIDS. For more information or to donate, visit EasterSeals.org.
SOURCE Easter Seals Ontario
For further information: Ashani Jodha, Communications, Easter Seals Ontario, 416.421.8778 ext. 336