tn IMG 0569The Hamilton Professional Fire Fighter’s Association (HPFFA), Local 288 has partnered again with Tandia Financial Credit Union to raise funds for Food4Kids Hamilton at the 5th Annual Hamilton Fire Fighters Charity Hockey Tournament on October 23 & 24 at Mohawk 4Ice Centre.

Since 2015, teams of Fire Fighters, Paramedics, Police, Border Security, Corrections and college pre-service programs from all over Southern Ontario and parts of the United States have participated in this charity event and helped to raise over $60,000 for Food4Kids. The 2019 fundraiser included 19 teams of 250 players.

tn IMG 0546With the incredible support of Tandia Financial Credit Union again this year (and their $10,000 donation), the Tournament raised another $20,000 for Food4Kids (bringing the 5 year total to $80,000 raised from this fundraiser)!

 

CHAMPIONS:
B DIVISION - St. Catharines Firetn IMG 0410
BB DIVISION - Hamilton Fire
WOMEN'S DIVISION - Toronto Fire
C DIVISION - TSDC West Wolves
CC DIVISION - Conestoga Fire

Thank you to all sponsors, volunteers & players for your involvement.  Your support will help those who need it most in Hamilton!

Click here for the full photo gallery and stay tuned for 2020 details!

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The Hamilton Professional Fire Fighter’s Association (HPFFA), Local 288 has partnered again with Tandia Financial Credit Union to raise funds for Food4Kids Hamilton at the 5th Annual Hamilton Fire Fighters Charity Hockey Tournament. The fundraising tournament will take place at Mohawk 4Ice Centre in Hamilton (710 Mountain Brow Blvd.) on October 23 and 24, 2019 starting at 8:45am both days.

Since 2015, teams of Fire Fighters, Paramedics, Police, Border Security, Corrections and college pre-service programs from all over Southern Ontario and parts of the United States have participated in this charity event and helped to raise over $60,000 for Food4Kids.

The 2019 fundraiser will include 19 teams of 250 players. Finals will take place on Thursday afternoon starting at 12:45pm. Please join us for some exciting hockey, raising funds for a great local cause. tn IMG 6488

tn IMG 9916HPFFA members and family participated in the 9th annual Strides for the General at Bayfront Park on September 14.  Strides For The General is the signature fundraising event for Hamilton General Hospital Foundation. Since 2011, more than $1,084,550 has been raised to purchase high priority equipment and enhance patient care at Hamilton General Hospital. Click here for the coverage from CHCH News and representatives from the HPFFA.

tn IMG 9928The HPFFA was represented at Strides For The General with participants in the 5 km walk and the timed 5 km run, as well as an additional cheque donation to the cause! The event culminated in a celebration with live music, lunch and other fun activities.  Thank you to all members who participated and supported this local charity and cause!  Click here for the full Strides for the General HPFFA photo gallery



HPFFA members donated blood during July & August as part of the Canadian Blood Services national campaign called SIRENS for LIFE.  This campaign involves first responders in municipalities across the country participating in a friendly competition to see who can recruit the most blood donors in July and August. Check out the HPFFA Sirens for Life video here!

The results are in:
HAMILTON FIRE: 146 donorstn IMG 9020
HAMILTON POLICE: 13 donors
HAMILTON PARAMEDICS: 12 donors
*While only 4% of elibigible Canadians donate blood, the HPFFA was able to recruit an incredible 33% of their membership to donate during this campaign!

tn IMG 9197In addition, the HPFFA hosted an inter-Platoon challenge amongst the shifts.  For the 3rd straight year, C Platoon recruited the most donors and won the grand prize!
C PLATOON: 66 donors
A PLATOON : 42 donors
B PLATOON: 19 donors
D PLATOON: 14 donors
Day Shift: 1 donor
*Unaccounted: 4 donors

Thank you to everyone including members, family, friends and community partners who participated, recruited and donated during this campaign.  People can donate every 59 days.  Call 1-888-2-DONATE or visit www.blood.ca to make your next appointment today.