Hockey Helps the Homeless to support BGC Okanagan youth

Hockey Helps the Homeless (HHTH) is proud to partner with BGC Okanagan for the first Annual Pro-Am Charity Hockey Tournament, presented by Peacock Sheridan Group and Value Partners Investments Inc., to be held on Friday, April 5, 2024.

“Participants in the one-day charity tournament are treated like pros, playing alongside hockey legends, while making a significant impact on the lives of the youth served by BGC Okanagan,” said Richelle Leckey, BGC Okanagan Community Engagement Coordinator. “Net proceeds from the tournament will support youth who access BGC Okanagan’s low-barrier services; our shelter diversion and Upstream Kelowna programs.”

This new Pro-Am tournament, featuring Vancouver Canucks alumni Neil Eisenhut, alongside a slate of well-known retired NHLers, welcomes individual players or teams to sign up by Friday, Feb. 16. All players will experience three hockey games with at least one former professional player on their team, personalized jerseys and socks, a participant gift, draft night or reception, HHTH merchandise and game day food and beverages.

How to register to play in the Hockey Helps the Homeless – Kelowna

Whether you have a full team, partial team or you want to register as a Free Agent, we’ve got you covered. Click here to go the Kelowna tournament website page and get registered today.

Businesses can sponsor a team (franchise sponsor) and rally up to 15 of their employees, clients, friends, and family to lace up their skates and make a difference in the community. The company logo will have a prominent position on the custom jersey for the team and given other prominent positions (locker room door, welcome banner etc.). Click here to learn more about this sponsorship opportunity.

Or, you can sign up as a Free-Agent player and be placed on a team closer to the event. All players must be 18+ years of age to participate.

Once you are registered, you will be prompted to set up your personal fundraising page. All players are required to meet the minimum fundraising amount ($500) before game day in order to participate. All funds raised will stay local in support of BGC Okanagan!

Be a game changer, become a Kelowna tournament sponsor

When you support a Hockey Helps the Homeless tournament, you will join a number of prominent local, national, and global companies who are proud to make an impact in the local community. You are also joining a committed team of passionate advocates and community leaders who are dedicated to creating a future where every Canadian has a place to call home. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities click here.

“Peacock Sheridan Group (PSG) has a long history of supporting BGC Okanagan. We are excited to announce to expand on that relationship by partnership with VPI Investments as presenting sponsor of the 1st annual HHTH tournament in Kelowna. We look forward to seeing the community come out and support such an important initiative” expresses Brent Peacock, PSG partner.

Hockey Helps the Homeless is a nationally registered charity that coordinates and executes one-day charity hockey tournaments where people of all genders get a chance to play with hockey greats while raising funds to address the needs of the estimated 250,000 people experiencing homelessness in Canada every year. For more information visit

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