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Firebirds to host Whaley Night this Saturday to collect hygiene items for children

Sponsored silver level tickets will be given to anyone that brings five or more hygiene items for Whaley Children’s Center, courtesy of Landaal Packaging, View Newspaper Group & Oasis Outsourcing

FLINT, Mich. — The Flint Firebirds are hosting a special night for Whaley Children’s Center (WCC) on March 10, 2018 as the Firebirds face off against western conference rival the London Knights at 7 p.m. at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center. All attendees will receive a complimentary Silver Level ticket with the donation of five personal hygiene items to the children at WCC, sponsored by Landaal Packaging & View Newspaper Group in Michigan and Oasis Outsourcing in Sarasota, Fla. There will also be a 50-50 raffle with all proceeds benefitting WCC.

“We are so excited to be partnering with the Flint Firebirds. Their continued support of our children is truly amazing and their willingness to help warms my heart, said Mindy Prusa, President and CEO of WCC. “We have a constant need for personal hygiene items and this will help us stock up our collection so our children will have everything they need to be successful at our Center. I cannot say thank you enough.”

Tickets start at $12 and are available at www.flintfirebirds.com or for free by bringing five personal hygiene items to the game. While supplies last. Items may be redeemed for tickets starting on March 5th at the Firebirds merchandise store which is located in the Dort Federal Event Center. WCC has a great need for a variety of personal hygiene products including shampoo, conditioner, hairbrushes, feminine products, ethnic hair care, hair detangler, deodorant, towels, wash clothes, hair ties, underwear, socks, Nair, sun screen, bug spray and facial cleansing clothes.

“The Firebirds organization is proud to be supporting Whaley Children’s Center again this season” said Firebirds team president, Costa Papista. “Whaley’s provides a critical service to their children.  We are thrilled to be able to do our part, in concert with our loyal fans, by supporting such a worthwhile cause and organization.”

For more information, contact Dawn Wisner, Director of Development, at dwisner@whaleychildren.org or at 810-600-0109.

Whaley Children’s Center is an independent, 501 c(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1926 that provides residential child care services to children age 5- 17 years old who have suffered chronic and profound abuse and neglect. The services provided to children and families include residential treatment, group homes, family counseling and aftercare service. To learn more about Whaley Children’s Center, visit www.whaleychildren.org.

 

For media inquiries, contact:

Sam Roth
Director of Marketing
Whaley Children’s Center
810-600-0101
sroth@whaleychildren.org

 

Dominic Hennig
Director of Broadcasting & Communications
Flint Firebirds Hockey Club
(810) 519-9347
dominic@flintfirebirds.com

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