The Kids ‘N Community Foundation has increased its impact in the community thanks to unique and interactive fundraising opportunities for our fans. The success of these events, as well as other fundraisers throughout the year, relies on support from fans and Hurricanes players, coaches, front office executives, broadcasters and staff who attend each major fundraiser. For information on any of the Carolina Hurricanes Kids 'N Community Foundation special events, please contact the Community Relations Department at (919) 861-2300 or send us an email.
- Canes 5k
- Carolina Ale House Points for Kids and Paper Hearts and Magnet Campaign
- Kids 'N Community Foundation Golf Tournament
- Skate with the Canes
- Casino Night presented by PNC
- Hurricanes Alumni Fantasy Game
- We Love the Hurricanes Luncheon
Silent Auctions are held at every home game throughout the season. Place the highest bid to take home autographed game-worn jerseys, game-used sticks, gloves, helmets, pucks, replica jerseys, pennants, framed photographs and more. Visit the Kids 'N Community Foundation kiosk adjacent to Section 129. The auction ends five minutes into the second intermission.
Out-of-town bids are accepted for game-night auctions if received within 24 hours of auction start. Send us an email to submit an out-of-town bid.
The 2015-16 silent auctions generated over $80,000 for the Kids ‘N Community Foundation.
NHL Online Auctions are held regularly on the main NHL site. Jerseys, pucks, game-used equipment, replica sticks, commemorative night jerseys, photos and more are available throughout the year. All proceeds from the online auction benefit the Kids ‘N Community Foundation.
The fourth annual Canes 5k assisted by Raleigh Orthopaedic and Quintiles will take place at PNC Arena on Sunday, Sept. 18 at 9 a.m. Race registration includes a ticket voucher for a select Hurricanes home game in November, customized race bib, t-shirt, post-race breakfast and a chance to win raffle prizes!
The event includes a 5k race around PNC Arena and surrounding areas, 100- and 200-yard kids dashes, multiple inflatables, and appearances by Stormy and the Storm Squad. Members of the Carolina Hurricanes as well as the team’s staff and alumni are scheduled to participate.
Last year’s race raised nearly $25,000 for the Kids ‘N Community Foundation. Click here to watch a recap of the 2015 race and click here for a photo gallery.
Click here to register.
Carolina Ale House
Points for Kids
Through Points for Kids, the Carolina Ale House joins the effort to raise money for the Kids ‘N Community Foundation by donating $100 for each point the Hurricanes obtain in the NHL standings. During the 2015-16 season, Carolina Ale House donated $10,000 to the Kids 'N Community Foundation. The Hurricanes are grateful for the generosity and support of the Ale House.
Paper Hearts and Magnet Campaign
The 2016 campaign ran during the month of February. Fifteen local Ale House locations participated, including the Concord, Wilmington, Greenville, Fayetteville and Jacksonville restaurants. Each location sold paper hearts for $1 and magnetic hearts for $3. The Ale House raised a total of $12,000 for the Kids ‘N Community Foundation during the 2016 Paper Hearts and Magnet Campaign.
To find a Carolina Ale House location near you, please visit this page.
We thank the Carolina Ale House for their continued support, as well as all of those who contributed to the Kids ‘N Community Foundation this year by purchasing a heart or magnet.
Kids 'N Community Golf Tournament
The 18th Annual Kids 'N Community Golf Tournament presented by BlueStaff / BlueLine Associates will take place on Sept. 19, 2016 at Prestonwood Country Club. Hurricanes players, coaches, alumni, broadcasters and management will join each participating foursome for 18 holes of golf on one of Prestonwood’s championship courses. Click here to watch a recap of this year's tournament.
Each registered golfer will receive a gift bag valued at $250, on-course boxed lunch, snacks and beverages and a tax receipt for participation.. Following the tournament, golfers will enjoy a reception with dinner and an open bar where prizes will be awarded to the tournament’s top teams and individual-hole contest winners. Participants will later attend a Hurricanes preseason game and a pre-game reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages The 2015 golf tournament raised $40,000 for the Foundation.
Click here to view a photo gallery.
If you would like more information on sponsorships or participation, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Skate with the Canes
The 18th Annual Skate with the Canes event took place on Sunday, Jan. 10 at PNC Arena. This event is one of the most interactive, all-access, behind-the-scenes, player-friendly events that the Carolina Hurricanes offer each year. It is a special Kids ‘N Community Foundation fundraising event that allows fans and players to interact in an intimate environment by rotating through autographs, locker room photos and skating sessions in small groups of 200.
The $75 ticket included all the activities above, a special gift, poster and food and beverage. The 2016 Skate with the Canes raised over $30,000 for the Kids ‘N Community Foundation.
To see more from the 2016 event, click here for a video recap and click here for a photo gallery.
Casino Night presented by PNC
The 11th Annual Casino Night presented by PNC, the signature fundraiser for the Kids ‘N Community Foundation, was held on Sunday, March 6.
This year’s Casino Night was themed as “I Love the 80’s.” The evening was filled with fun and excitement with Hurricanes players, coaches, broadcasters, and front office executives. The event included non-cash prize casino games such as poker, blackjack, roulette, and craps. Hurricanes players acted as dealers for the night, while participants enjoyed live music, a full-service food buffet, open bar and features such as a silent and live auction.
The silent auction included nearly 100 items, highlighted by popular “player baskets,” assembled by each player with their favorite things. The live auction included 10 items, headlined by the “Trip with the Team.” The 2016 Casino Night raised over $200,000 for local, non-profit children’s organizations.
For more from the 2016 event, check out this video recap and the photo gallery.
Hurricanes Alumni Fantasy Game presented by Lenovo
2016 marked the 10th anniversary of the Hurricanes Stanley Cup victory. The celebration weekend kicked off on Friday, Feb. 12 with a Champions Tailgate with the Cup, an exclusive pregame party that featured appearances from select members of the 2005-06 championship team and the Stanley Cup.
The Carolina Hurricanes hosted their fifth annual Alumni Fantasy Game presented by Lenovo on Sunday, Feb. 14 at PNC Arena. This was a memorable game as over 12 players from the 2005-06 championship team were reunited on the ice for the first time since hoisting the Cup in June 2006.
The event was open to the public and no ticket was required, however there was an optional contribution to the Kids ‘N Community Foundation at the door. For the more than 20 paying participants, the $4,000 entry fee included participation in the game, practice on PNC Arena ice prior to the game, a personalized Hurricanes jersey with commemorative patch, two tickets to two Hurricanes home game, a DVD of the game called by John Forslund and access for four people to a VIP postgame cocktail reception. Hurricanes alumni included Rod Brind’Amour, Ray Whitney, Glen Wesley, Doug Weight, Erik Cole, Bret Hedican, Frantisek Kaberle, Mike Commodore, Niclas Wallin, Kevyn Adams, Craig Adams and Andrew Hutchinson.
In total, the weekend raised over $80,000 to benefit the Kids ‘N Community Foundation.
Click here to view a recap of the 2016 Alumni Fantasy Game, and click here to view a photo gallery.
We Love the Hurricanes Luncheon
The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce / Greater Raleigh Sports Council hosts the We Love the Hurricanes Luncheon annually at PNC Arena to benefit the Kids ‘N Community Foundation. This event was held on Oct. 5 and provided participants with an inside look at the upcoming season and lunch with Hurricanes players, coaches, front office staff and broadcasters. This year, the luncheon contributed $19,000 to the Kids 'N Community Foundation.
For table information, call the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce / Greater Raleigh Sports Council at (919) 664-7070.