Canada Cup's fundraising marketing campaign reaches goal to foot invoice for Ukrainian staff

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“We will’t thank the neighborhood sufficient for embracing Group Ukraine with open arms and serving to convey them to our match. We’ve got been blown away by the generosity of individuals from throughout the nation,” occasion chair Greg Timm was quoted as saying in a press launch.

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“These younger girls have confronted large pressure through the ongoing struggle and your monetary help permits them to return to Surrey and play the game they love on a world stage.”

In accordance with the discharge, donations are nonetheless being accepted in hopes that the staff can return to the Canada Cup subsequent yr.

Timm by no means mentioned precisely what would occur if the fundraising marketing campaign fell brief, however did preserve all through, “we’re going to discover a method to get them right here.”

The gamers arrive July 7. They open the match on July 10 towards Delta Warmth 04 at 8:30 p.m., and the match is internet hosting Group Ukraine Night time on July 11. Group Ukraine has a ten:30 a.m. recreation that day versus Fraser Valley Fusion 05 and a 3:30 p.m. recreation towards Aloha Breeze 18U.

The Canada Cup runs from July 7-16 at Softball Metropolis in its varied divisions. Greater than 1,500 athletes are confirmed to compete, together with the Canadian nationwide staff.

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