The Soo Greyhounds Hockey Club is extremely excited about the upcoming season, our 50th in the Ontario Hockey League.
And as we prepare to kick things off this coming weekend, we are proud to holding a blind auction featuring the 50th Anniversary Commemorative Jerseys that will be worn at both games this weekend (October 8 vs North Bay and October 9 vs Sudbury).
Online bidding has commenced now and will end on Sunday, October 10th @ 9 PM.
In person bidding will be available at both games this weekend (Oct 8th & 9th).
All proceeds from the auction will split and donated evenly to the Soup Kitchen Community Centre and St. Vincent Place Soup Kitchen.
Minimum bid is $100 and all bids must be in increments of $25. Fans interested in bidding on a jersey can do so through the form located below.
**Only those with a successful bid will have their payment processed, and subsequently contacted to arrange pick-up or delivery.
We thank all our fans and community in advance for their support of this fundraiser.
The online auction bid form is located directly below:
ABOUT SOUP KITCHEN COMMUNITY CENTRE
The Sault Ste. Marie Soup Kitchen Community Centre is to provide services to encourage self-sufficiency and improve quality of life through reducing hunger and its effects. And, further, to protect children and develop social skills through the Brighter Beginnings Children’s Program.
The Soup Kitchen strives to heighten awareness of the public’s responsibility to address and prevent poverty. This is accomplished in an atmosphere of compassion and respect as follows:
– To provide a hot nutritious meals to people who are experiencing financial difficulties
– To provide advocacy in accessing other services such as health services, employment services, and housing needs
– To ensure a safe, friendly, and non-judgmental environment
– To promote education through various programs which are designed for young children
– To work together and support each other in our daily lives
The Sault Ste. Marie Soup Kitchen Community Centre is a registered charity governed by a Board of Directors, by staff, and volunteers who are dedicated:
– To address the needs of those who live in poverty by providing a safe place to eat, socialize, get information and attend programs.
– And to provide a nurturing Children’s Program offering education, recreation and social activities.
– Advocate and educate the public on social justice issues.
ABOUT ST. VINCENT PLACE
St. Vincent Place is a creation of St. Vincent de Paul for the community of Sault Ste. Marie in response to a call for an entity to provide shelter for men over 18 years of age in need of emergency shelter.
We are a non-profit organization, dedicated to assisting members of the community with basic needs and skill development.
The main building is located at 222 Albert Street East, close to the city bus terminal and just minutes away from many helpful agencies.
Embracing the way of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul we serve the homeless and poor of our community by actions that provide them with shelter, clothing, food, household essentials and compassionate attention through a dedicated group of volunteers and staff.
Vincent Place, an outreach, agency of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, will be well known and respected in the community for its operation of a men’s shelter, food bank, soup kitchen and thrift store. Characterized by:
– Benevolence and charity
– Respect and compassion for its clients
– Steady progress towards financial sustainability
– Extensive and committed core of volunteers
– Well-trained, highly motivated staff
– Cooperation in a vibrant partnership of colleague agencies
– Good governance
Create a program of outreach and referral services coordinated through partnering relationships with other social service agencies and charities
VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is dedicated to helping those less fortunate by giving care and guidance to struggling families and individuals which can build self-confidence and positive opportunity.