RoughRiders Helping Canadian Team Touched By Tragedy
The Humboldt Broncos Junior League hockey team of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Canada was recently involved in a fatal bus accident, killing 14 people and injuring 15 others.
Since the news broke, Eastern Iowa hockey teams have sprung into action to help.
The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders have teamed with all Culver's restaurant locations in the Cedar Rapids metro area, for a Meet & Greet event this Wednesday night, April 11 from 4-8 p.m. Culver's in the Cedar Rapids area are located at:
- 1005 N. Center Point Rd., Hiawatha
- 2405 Edgewood Rd. SW, Cedar Rapids
- 1375 Red Fox Way, Marion
Stop by, meet the team, and 10 percent of all proceeds from purchases that night will be donated to the Humboldt Broncos.
Meanwhile, fundraisers also took place this past weekend. Proceeds from the April 7 Chuck-A-Puck contest in a game between the RoughRiders and Sioux City at the Stable, were donated to help assist the families of the victims of this tragedy.
The Waterloo Black Hawks auctioned off a special jersey to raise funds for the Humboldt team.
Find out more about this tragic story here. A GoFundMe page has been set up for the public to help the families of the victims of this tragedy. Our condolences are with the families of those lost and injured.