Roadrunners, Fans, Community Partners To Provide Thanksgiving For Local Families
Tucson, Arizona – The Tucson Roadrunners, owned and operated by the Arizona Coyotes, are teaming with: their fans, Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson and community partners including: Jr. Roadrunners, iHeartMedia, Eegee’s and Costco to provide items to deliver Thanksgiving Dinner to families in Tucson.
All families will receive items to prepare Thanksgiving Dinners, tickets to the Roadrunners game on Friday, November 26 and Roadrunners Kachina hats.
The Roadrunners and mascot Dusty will be present Tuesday, November 23 from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. as families stop by the Boys and Girls Clubs at 3155 E Grant Rd to collect their meals, tickets and hats.
Roadrunners Happy Hour with “Voice of the Roadrunners” Adrian Denny and Brett Fera will also broadcast live on Fox Sports 1450 AM and iHeartRadio Tuesday at 5 p.m. from the event with Head Coach Jay Varady also scheduled to make a special appearance.
Roadrunners fans can still donate $100 towards the team’s holiday meal efforts will receive a Kachina puck signed by goaltender Ivan Prosvetov and be recognized at the game on Friday, November 26. Fans can get involved by clicking HERE.
About the Roadrunners
In their sixth season owned and operated by the Arizona Coyotes as their AHL affiliate, the Roadrunners have welcomed over 500,000 fans to cheer them on at Tucson Convention Center since 2016. As proud members of the Southern Arizona community, the Roadrunners and Roadrunners Give Back, a branch of the Arizona Coyotes Foundation, take pride in supporting all community organizations with donations, volunteerism and public appearances by: Executives, Coaches, Players and the team’s Mascot Dusty. On the ice, the Roadrunners have secured Pacific Division Championships in two of their first four seasons. 41 players since 2016 have dressed in games for both the Roadrunners and Coyotes.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson
For more than 60 years Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson (BGCT) has helped keep thousands of local youth involved in after-school and summer programming. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, BGCT opened its doors to serve the community Monday through Friday with extended hours to support families with distance learning. In August 2021, the Clubhouses resumed after-school programming, offering daily access to a broad range of programs in five core areas: Character and Leadership Development; Education and Career Development; Health & Life Skills; The Arts; and Sports, Fitness, and Recreation. The organization currently serves youth ages 7-17 at its six local Clubhouses and through community outreach programs. Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson is a qualifying charity for the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit (QCO 20282). To find out more about Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson, visit bgctucson.org or call (520) 573-3533.