April 25, 2022
Hockey Cares is back! Due to the global pandemic, we haven’t been able to do our hockey exchange since 2019. However, we are so thrilled to be planning an exchange this year!
I founded Hockey Cares, a project of True North Aid, with the mission of connecting youth through a shared love of hockey. Starting in 2017, the Hockey Cares team and I have coordinated an exchange with Oakville and Attawapiskat bantam hockey teams. Attawapiskat youth travel to Oakville in July, and the Oakville youth fly up to Attawapiskat in November to learn from their new friends, play hockey, and experience a new culture.
Recently Elite Level Hockey
did a story on Hockey Cares. Here are some quotes from a recent article:
“I agree, I wasn’t sure about the program before I went,” Leah said. “As you go through the program — especially when they came here — I thought it was really, cool. It was one of the highlights...