JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK (WNY NEWS NOW) – The 8th Annual Community Through Hockey Game is set to take place this Saturday, October 7th, at 7PM at the Northwest Arena.
This year, the event is in support of 9-year-old Mia Curtin from Dunkirk, NY, who battles a rare form of a brain disorder, Rasmussen’s Encephalitis.
Mia’s journey began in April 2022, marked by the onset of Rasmussen’s Encephalitis, leading to paralysis and severe seizures.
In April 2023, she underwent a Right Functional Hemispherectomy to control her seizures, and now, she’s making progress toward recovery. Recently, Mia has been able to get back to playing hockey.
Admission to the game is free. The event will include a basket raffle, large item raffles, and a 50/50 drawing.
The charity hockey game will feature the Line of Courage Spartans versus the Lakeview Shock Bulldogs.
Since 2015, the event has raised $62,600 for local families and organizations.
In previous years, the support for these charity games has been well received by the public. With hundreds of people attending the charity game. The community is encouraged and welcomed to attend this community event.
To purchase raffle tickets ahead of the game or for more information on this event you can reach out to Community Through hockey on Facebook or at their email.