Sam Russo's Fundraising Page
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Sam Russo's Fundraising Page

Cancer has impacted all of us, and for many, in profound, lasting ways.  Help me fight cancer by powering Roswell Park with funds from the 11 Day Power Play!  All proceeds stay right in our community, fueling cutting-edge cancer research, patient treatment, and family support.

Thanks for the support,


ABOUT 2018 Community Shift

This summer, more than 1,700 pairs of skates will hit the ice to play in the 2018 11 Day Power Play Community Shift to help in the fight against cancer! The 11-day game will be played in continuous, four-hour shifts at HarborCenter in Buffalo, New York. Each shift will feature two new teams. The purpose of this important event is to raise critically-needed funds for important local cancer causes, including: cutting-edge cancer research and wellness programs at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center; supporting programs that improve quality of life for children, adults and families affected by cancer through Camp Good Days; and, granting wishes and amazing experiences to kids with life-threatening illnesses, including cancer, by Make-A-Wish Western New York. Although it may be physically challenging for our players to play four continuous hours of hockey, it will be a walk in the park compared to what some people have to endure in their battle against cancer. Cancer is a disease that touches everyone, and The 11 Day Power Play wants to make a difference, a big difference. You can help make a big difference by supporting our players' efforts in The 11 Day Power Play Community Shift.

As part of our fundraising efforts, we also offer various corporate sponsorships, providing value greatly in excess of the financial contribution. Please contact Sara Schumacher at or 716-830-3805 for more information. Team sponsorships start at $1,100 and are first come, first serve. 

Proceeds of the 11 Day Power Play Community Shift will benefit our local families while supporting cancer research and wellness programs at Roswell Park, Make-A-Wish WNY and Camp Good Days.

Donations are graciously accepted either online or by check. Please write checks out to 'The 11 Day Power Play' and send to PO Box 4 Buffalo NY 14223.

Find out more about this event, or the 2017 World’s Longest Hockey Game, at Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Name Date Amount Comments
James Roland 07/12/2018 $50.00 Nice job boys.
Jody Galvin 07/11/2018 $100.00 Thanks for playing!
RONALD FASO 07/05/2018 $100.00 Good luck Sammy.
Spencer Farrell 05/17/2018 $110.00  
Maria Pendolino 05/17/2018 $10.00 Congrats, pal!
The Lem 05/17/2018 $25.87 Take it easy Sambo, save some goals for the pond
Kevin Makey 05/17/2018 $41.19 CHS SFL
Andrew Bowen 05/17/2018 $50.00  
Zach Wotherspoon 05/11/2018 $25.00 Good stuff Sam. Love it.
Mark Graczyk 04/27/2018 $100.00 Nice work Sam!!
Ryan Kagels 04/25/2018 $50.00  
Paul Cody 04/25/2018 $100.00  
John Ellis 04/25/2018 $50.00  
Scott Falbo 04/07/2018 $50.00  
Ashley Draper 04/04/2018 $40.00  
Sam Russo 04/04/2018 $100.00  
Kevin Kerl 04/02/2018 $25.00  
Christopher Abramo 04/02/2018 $100.00  
Tim Finney 04/02/2018 $25.00  
Martha Donnelly 04/02/2018 $25.00 Good luck!
Robert Schoellkopf 04/02/2018 $100.00  
Justin Reich 04/02/2018 $100.00  
  Total $1,377.06