24-7 Intouch Sponsor for Annual Mark Scheifele Golf Tournament
24-7 Intouch is once again the title sponsor of the second annual Mark Scheifele Golf Tournament in support of KidSport Winnipeg. The golf tournament will be held on June 27, 2016 at Niakwa Golf and Country Club.
“We are very excited to participate again in Mark’s golf tournament,” said Carmyn Aleshka, Director of Philanthropy at 24-7 Intouch. “We love supporting initiatives that directly impact our community; it’s a way to help all families benefit from the positive impact of sport. We look forward to the event and support Mark’s passion to help give access to hockey and other sports to more kids in Winnipeg.”
KidSport™ is national charity administered by Sport Manitoba that helps to remove barriers and assist less fortunate children participate in sport – so all kids can play.
“Last year’s tournament was a lot of fun and I had a great time on course meeting everybody ,” said Scheifele, who is entering his fifth season with the Winnipeg Jets. “I’m sure this year’s classic will be a memorable experience for all the golfers, athletes and sponsors who will participate and it’s really rewarding to know that the funds raised are helping meet the needs of families and that so many kids in the community will be helped by this event.”
Scheifele’s inaugural 2015 golf tournament and hockey camp raised over $80,000 for KidSport Winnipeg.
KidSport™ is a national not-for-profit organization that provides financial assistance for registration fees and equipment to kids aged 18 and under. Through a confidential application process we provide grants so they can play a season of sport. Nationally, KidSport™ is comprised of a network of 11 provincial/territorial KidSport chapters and 178 community KidSport chapters. Since its creation in 1993, over 530,000 kids across the country have been given the chance to play sport throughKidSport™ grants and sport introduction programming.