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Kids 'N Community Foundation Donates $166,000

Tuesday, 04.24.2007 / 2:28 PM ET / News
By Terrell Williams
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Kids \'N Community Foundation Donates $166,000

Spring and summer grants bring annual giving total to $374,000

RALEIGH, NC—Doug Warf, Community Relations Manager for the Carolina Hurricanes and Executive Director of the Carolina Hurricanes Kids ‘N Community Foundation, announced today that the Kids ‘N Community Foundation has completed its spring and summer grant process, donating $166,000 to 11 different local charitable organizations that benefit the children of the Triangle. The Kids ‘N Community distributed $208,000 in grants to 13 different organizations during the fall/winter cycle, bringing the annual total to $374,000 for 24 different charitable organizations.

The biggest recipients of grants from the Kids ‘N Community Foundation during this cycle were the Miracle League of the Triangle and the Raleigh Youth Hockey Association. The Miracle League allows kids with any handicaps the opportunity to play baseball with a team. The Raleigh Youth Hockey Association received funds for full and partial scholarships for underprivileged players at all skill levels.

Other organizations benefited from Kids ‘N Community donations included Children’s Flight of Hope, Neighbor to Neighbor, SEEDS, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, PLM Families Together, Tristan’s Quest, Inc., Johnston County Arts Council, Easter Seals United Cerebral Palsy North Carolina and April’s Angels.

The Carolina Hurricanes Kids ‘N Community Foundation provides much needed funding to children’s charities and education programs throughout North Carolina. With ongoing support from annual special events and the corporate community, the Foundation has funded scholarship programs, youth hockey, educational and literacy efforts, children’s health programs, the arts and other children’s related initiatives. Annually, the Foundation provides cash and in-kind contributions of over $1 million to charitable and educational programs in North Carolina, such as Wake County Communities in Schools, Danialle Karmanos’ Work it Out Program, YMCA of the Triangle Area and the Boys and Girls Club. Every member of the Hurricanes organization is actively involved in community activities. The Hurricanes take great pride in the ability to have a positive impact in our state.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 77 23 31 -13 54
J. Faulk 82 15 34 -19 49
E. Lindholm 81 17 22 -23 39
V. Rask 80 11 22 -14 33
J. Skinner 77 18 13 -24 31
N. Gerbe 78 10 18 -14 28
R. Nash 68 8 17 -10 25
J. Staal 46 6 18 -6 24
J. Liles 57 2 20 -9 22
J. McClement 82 7 14 -7 21
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 22 24 5 .910 2.40
A. Khudobin 8 17 6 .900 2.72