Wolves team up with KGCFS to host Indigenous Night on Tuesday

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The Sudbury Wolves partnered with Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services to host a celebration of Indigenous culture during a home game against the Niagara IceDogs on Tuesday.

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Game time at the Sudbury Community Arena is 7:05 p.m.

“The Sudbury Wolves are pleased to welcome our Indigenous community to the Sudbury Arena,” Wolves owner Dario Zulich said in a statement. “With the help of our supporters, we will donate funds from ticket sales to help a program that is fundamental to the health and well-being of Indigenous youth. We would love for you to come celebrate some high level hockey with our beautiful Indigenous community.

Five dollars from every ticket sold on Tuesday will go to KGCFS to support its programs and events for foster children.

“Please join us as we celebrate Indigenous culture through the sport of hockey,” said Denise Morrow, CEO of KGCFS. “This great partnership with SWSE will help fund youth programs and foster strong youth and foster families. Miigwetch for donations through ticket sales and enjoy the evening. Go wolves go.

The honor of helping children and families has been entrusted to Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services by the United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising and Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory. The primary goal of KGCFS is to serve First Nations member communities through prevention and protection activities designed to culturally maintain and nurture the dignity and integrity of the Anishinabek family system by providing diverse choices of support. KGCFS provides services through a culturally appropriate service delivery model for families to embrace healthy lifestyles for their children, families, and Anishinabek communities.

Tickets are on sale now at the Sudbury Community Arena box office and online at www.greatersudbury.ca/tickets.

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