The Malik Report
by George Malik on 12/26/13 at 01:10 PM ET
From the Red Wings' community relations department:
Hockeytown warm up winter clothing collection at the Alumni Showdown doubleheader
Fans who donate can win a team-signed Winter Classic hat on Dec. 31
The Detroit Red Wings are asking fans to bring new or gently-used winter outerwear to the 2013 SiriusXM Hockeytown Winter Festival™ Alumni Showdown games on Tuesday, Dec. 31. The Red Wings vs. Maple Leafs doubleheader will begin at 1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be on hand at all entrances of Comerica Park to collect adult and children’s winter clothing wear and monetary donations. All items collected on Dec. 31 will be distributed to Detroit Rescue Mission (DRMM) to help keep the homeless warm.
For each item donated or monetary donation, fans will have the opportunity to win a Detroit Red Wings team-signed Winter Classic hat. One winner will be announced at the game and fans must be present to win.
Fans are encouraged to bring clean, new or gently-used winter clothing articles such as gloves, mittens, scarves, socks, hats and blankets.
WHO: Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Rescue Mission
WHAT: Hockeytown Warm Up Winter Clothing Collection
WHERE: Each of the Five Entrances to Comerica Park
WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013
About Detroit Rescue Mission:
Founded in 1909, the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries is in its 104th year of continued service providing food, shelter and services to intervene where homelessness and substance addiction occur. DRMM is a faith-based, non-profit organization, and is one of the largest providers in the fight against homelessness and substance abuse in the country. In 2012, DRMM provided emergency shelter, housing, substance-abuse treatment, food boxes, Christmas gifts, and other basic services to more than 16,000 men, women, and children. DRMM also provides 200 homeless veterans throughout our community with employment training and workforce development each year as part of a grant provided by the Department of Labor.
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