Media Alert: Boston Police and Fire Departments Charity Hockey Game to Benefit Catholic Charities Youth Program

Thursday, April 4, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 5, 2019

For more information contact:                                                           

Heidi Garcia
Catholic Charities of Boston
781-534-2742

BOSTON POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS CHARITY HOCKEY GAME TO BENEFIT CATHOLIC CHARITIES YOUTH PROGRAM

BOSTON, MA  - Boston Police Department all-star hockey team will take on the Boston Fire Department team at Brighton’s Warrior Ice Arena, home to the Boston Bruins practice facility.  All funds raised by this event will directly benefit Catholic Charities of Boston city youth programs and the Boston Firefighters Burn Association.

Last year, BPD won the contest, 7-5, in front of a crowd of over 800 fans and raised $30,000 for Boston Firefighters Burn Foundation and Franciscan Children’s.

Puck drop is set for 2:00 p.m. and the doors will open at 1:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 and children under 12 are free. Tickets are available at www.nhl.com/bruins/community/battle-of-the-badges.

WHO:

  • Deborah Kincade Rambo, LICSW, President, Catholic Charities
  • Members of Catholic Charities Teen Center at St. Peter’s

 

WHEN:
Sunday, April 7, 2019
Game start time, 2:00 p.m.
Check presentation post game, estimated time 3:30PM

WHERE:
Warrior Ice Arena
90 Guest Street
Boston, MA 02135

 

About Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Boston

 

Catholic Charities of Boston, one of the largest providers of social services in Massachusetts, operates nearly 75 distinct programs in 26 locations providing assistance with dignity and respect to individuals of all ages, races, cultures, and religious faiths. Whether through food assistance, help for struggling teens or a variety of services for refugees and immigrants during a time of intense uncertainty, Catholic Charities provides support to individuals’ for their most basic needs while charting a path to a living wage. For more information please visit http://www.ccab.org.

                                                                                                                                      

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