Posted 5 months ago
By Robert Lovell
KEARNEY, Neb. – The Tri-City Storm’s Jerseys For a Cause program raised a total of $2,243 in the month of January. All of the proceeds have been donated to benefit the Phelps Memorial Health Center in Holdrege, Neb.
The hospital is going to redirect the proceeds as a pay it forward gesture and donate the money to the Phelps County Christian Charity Fund, which helps residents of the county with financial needs.
Presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, the program benefits a different organization each month. At each home Tri-City Storm game, a limited edition pink jersey which was worn by the team on Oct. 4 against Sioux City is raffled off to fans who donate.
“We are proud to work in association with the Tri City Storm Hockey,” said Rhonda Johnson, Phelps Memorial Foundation Leader. “We appreciate all the Storm does to help our communities’ organizations and are excited to pay this very generous donation forward to the Phelps County Christian Charity Fund.”
The Storm are proud to be able to give back to a foundation within their Central Nebraska community.
“This program has opened many opportunities to build new relationships and strengthen existing relationships throughout Central Nebraska,” said Tri-City Storm President Greg Shea.
The Storm will be back at the Viaero Event Center to face Lincoln for their annual ‘Pack It In Purple’ promotion on Saturday at 7:05 p.m.