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[Seattle Kraken] Hockey on the Ground ‘Floor’
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[Seattle Kraken] Hockey on the Ground ‘Floor’

“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”…

August 22, 2021
Supporting ‘Land and Peoples’
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Supporting ‘Land and Peoples’

One Roof Foundation presents ‘Land and Peoples Acknowledgement’ statement at gathering of Native leaders, announces commissioned art for Kraken Community Iceplex and Climate Pledge Arena By Bob Condor In the same space where Kraken General Manager Ron Francis learned via NHL lottery that Seattle would be picking second overall in this summer’s amateur draft, leaders from Salish…

August 18, 2021
‘One Roof,’ Three Pillars
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‘One Roof,’ Three Pillars

Our foundation will be specific about how to generate social change in a trio of ‘primary impact’ areas: youth homelessness, access and opportunities in youth hockey and environmental justice By Bob Condor There is a perceived power of threes. The newly announced One Roof Foundation embodies the belief. The 501c3 nonprofit organization launched by the…

May 20, 2021
[Seattle Times] Kraken’s foundation seeks to ‘show up’ in Seattle communities, and provide more than hockey and money
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[Seattle Times] Kraken’s foundation seeks to ‘show up’ in Seattle communities, and provide more than hockey and money

“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.”…

May 14, 2021
[NHL Now] Interview with Mari Horita
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[NHL Now] Interview with Mari Horita

“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….

May 11, 2021
We Want to Give Back
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We Want to Give Back

The team and arena’s ‘One Roof Foundation,’ officially launched, is committed to end youth homelessness, create access and opportunities through hockey to BIPOC youth and elevate voices in communities disproportionately affected by climate change  By Bob Condor The sunlight was strong and bright inside the Kraken’s arena preview center Tuesday evening. So were the smiles on…

May 5, 2021
License to Cheer
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License to Cheer

Calling all Seattle sports fans: Specialty license plates with a first-ever Kraken design are officially on sale Tuesday. Here’s how to buy yours and benefit our One Roof Foundation. By Bob Condor Kraken fans can put themselves into the driver’s seat for following our new NHL team starting Tuesday. Specialty “Seattle Kraken” Washington state license…

May 3, 2021
Raising ‘One Roof’ and Our Community
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Raising ‘One Roof’ and Our Community

The Kraken and Climate Pledge Arena launch a foundation as philanthropic arm to focus effort and resources to end youth homelessness, profoundly expand youth access to hockey and be a working leader for environmental justice. By Bob Condor When the Kraken completed its final steps to become a full-fledged and official 32nd franchise of the…

May 3, 2021