tn IMG 3603Thank you to the crew from Station 11 on 'D' Platoon for deciding to support a needy child for one school year in the Food4Kids program.  The $400 donated from the 6 members of the crew will provide a healthy food package to one child every weekend of the school year. Pictured above are firefighters, (LtoR) Stewart, Burgess, Scott & Olinksi with Food4Kids represetnative, Alex Zaccheo.  (Missing from the picture are crew members Herriot and Roach)

tn IMG 3596Tandia Cooperative Banking is a friend of the HPFFA Charity and strong supporter of the annual Charity Hockey Tournament (benefiting Food4Kids).  For the 2nd straight year, Tandia donated $10,000 to the event and continued their commitment to helping the HPFFA help the community!  Thank you Tandia!

On November 3rd, Food4Kids hosted their largest fundraiser of the year with the Annual Food4Kids Breakfast Gala.  Corporate and Community supporters came out to enjoy a delicious breakfast (donated by so many great, local restaurants)!  The HPFFA Charity & Community Support team helped out by selling tickets for the silent auction and tickets during a special "speed raffle" for two grand prizes!  Congratulations to Food4Kids for raising over $57,000 for such a great cause!  And an incredible thank you to the additional donation of $42,000 from one special donor! tn IMG E3570 

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The 3rd Annual HPFFA Charity Hockey Tournament took place on October 24 & 25 at Mohawk 4Ice Centre in Hamilton. With the help of title sponsor, TANDIA, as well as numerous supporting partners including Elk Lake Wilderness Resort, Starfield Lion, Hamilton Back Clinic, Mayor Eisenberger, Councillor Collins, Coucillor Pearson, Team Grande, Clif Bar, Lookout Lounge, Y108 & Firehouse Clothing Co. and many prize donations, the event raised in excess of $18,000 for Food4Kids! The fundraising efforts of the HPFFA Charity & Community Support team (through previous boot drives, employee payroll deduction, fundraising events and other fundraising efforts) will help to push that total donation to $20,000 for Food4Kids!tn puck pyramid

Thank you to all corporate friends, volunteers, facility staff and participants for making this the best tournament yet!

Come out on November 17 to Mountain Arena in Hamilton for a scripted, family fun hockey game between HPFFA members at 9:30am. 420 students will also be taking in this celebration game and ceremonial donation of the $20,000 to Food4Kids!

Click here for the Charity Hockey Tournament Photo Gallery

This years’ HPPFA Charity Hockey Tournament saw teams from Hamilton, Toronto, New Jersey, Buffalo, Guelph, Kitchener, St. Catharines & Waterloo compete in 4 divisions! New for 2017 and for the first time ever was a women’s division! Teams of firefighters, police, paramedics, corrections and border control played for the 4 respective championships. Congratulations to the following teams for winning their divisions.

tn Hamilton Police winners picWomen’s Division CHAMPIONS – Hamilton Police
tn A Division   toronto Fire teamA Division CHAMPIONS – Toronto Fire
tn B Divsion   st catharines fire teamB Division CHAMPIONS – St. Catharines Fire
tn C Division Waterloo EMS teamC Division CHAMPIONS – Waterloo EMS

Thank you to all players for your sportsmanship, great play and support of this fundraising tournament! 

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