Repost from WBS Jr Knights
Pittston, PA, September 10-11, 2022—The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Jr Knights and Lady Knights hosted a Teddy Bear Toss weekend to benefit the Toys for Tots Foundation.
In honor of National Teddy Bear Day, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Jr Knights and Lady Knights hosted a Teddy Bear toss at their games at Revolution Ice Centre on September 10th and 11th in Pittston, PA. The youth hockey teams invited their friends and families, as well as the opposing teams and their families, to toss new stuffed bears and toys onto the ice after their first goals of each of the weekend’s games. The teams collected 250 stuffed bears and toys which were donated to the Toys for Tots foundation which is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year.
The Knights’ 2013 AYHL, 2008 AYHL, 14U AHF teams, and the 16U Lady Knights teams participated in the event. Alongside the Knights, the Arrows Youth Hockey 9U team, the Valley Forge Minute Men 2008 team, the Lady Patriots 14U team, the Royals Red 14U AHF team, and the Wissahickon Red 14U AHF teams also participated in the event weekend.
The Wyoming, PA Marine Corp Reserve was on hand for the events to cheer on the youth hockey teams and collect the toys. The Wyoming, PA Toys for Tots Foundation stated, “This is amazing! Thank you all for your support.”