“One Roof Foundation and Climate Pledge Arena, in collaboration with Amazon, are providing $500,000 in funding to nonprofits in the Seattle area to advance environmental justice and positive social change. The nonprofits largely represent Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) communities and underserved areas.” — Read the full story here….
“While head coach Dave Hakstol has been busy drafting the most skilled players for the sport, the philanthropic branch of the Kraken, One Roof Foundation, has been focusing on ways to help unhoused youth. Over the next decade, the foundation, along with Climate Pledge Arena, has committed $10 million to YouthCare to fight youth homelessness in Seattle….
“Before the Kraken take the ice for their first NHL season this fall, [Kyle] Boyd and the team have already started introducing the basics of hockey to schools and youth programs in the area. But they’re doing it differently from what other teams have done in the past…Boyd went searching for a school-based ball hockey…
“During the week of the recent NHL Expansion Draft, [Kraken TV analyst JT] Brown was in town for the live fan event at Gas Works Park. He made sure to find the time to attend a “floor ball” camp session at Fairwood Elementary School in Renton as part of summertime “Multi-Sport and Hockey Sampler Program”…
“Homeless youth is one of three key areas — with improving youth access to hockey and promoting environmental justice — targeted for assistance by One Roof Foundation, recently launched as the philanthropic arm of the Kraken and its OVG arena partners….In addition to providing jobs, One Roof has committed $10 million to YouthCare over the next decade.”…
“Seattle Kraken VP of community engagement and social impact Mari Horita joins NHL Now to discuss the three pillars of the One Roof Foundation” — Watch the full video here….
“Creating access to hockey for underserved children. Forging a long-term partnership in an effort to end youth homelessness. Supporting marginalized communities that are impacted by climate change. All of those challenges are at the heart of the One Roof Foundation, the charitable arm of the Seattle Kraken. On Tuesday, the team announced that it would…