Last night, the Swift Current Broncos invited everyone out for their first pre-season tangle, and to help contribute to the Salvation Army in Swift Current.
Instead of paying for tickets at the door, everyone was encouraged to bring a donation of non-perishable goods for the food bank, helping to replenish the shelves in preparation for the winter.
Kevin Simpson, the executive vice president of business operations for the Swift Current Broncos, may only be beginning with the team, but he is already blown away by the organization's dedication to the community, with efforts like the food drive.
"We're getting tons of donations for the food bank," said Simpson. "The teams did this for the past couple of years. I think the timing works out well and the fans have been very supportive, making some big donations tonight."
Outside of food donations, folks could also get into the game with a $5 donation to the Salvation Army. This money will be going into the organization's efforts to purchase goods they need, addressing shortages in their supply.
The game saw 1,600 people show up for the Broncos vs Warriors showdown, which the Broncos ended up winning 7-2. All of their contributions will be tallied later today.
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