Griffin McNamara's Fundraising Page
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Griffin McNamara's Fundraising Page
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I'm taking part in the 11 Day Power Play,  along with 13 of my close friends and team mates  playing hockey for a four-hour shift as part of a continuous hockey game.  This game is going to last 11 straight days at the Harbor Center in Buffalo from July 5-15, 2018. My team, The Future Beer Leaguers will play July 8th from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Funds we raise will help Roswell Park Cancer Institute continue their research to find a cure for this terrible disease and will help Make-A-Wish and Camp Good Days and Special Times support gravely ill children.

I'm playing to honor my Grandma McNamara,  Aunt Carol and Great Aunts & Uncles who have passed away from this horrible disease, and with the money we raise I hope we can end cancer forever!

I have played hockey since I was 4 years old and really LOVE the game!  I'm so excited to participate in this event which gives me and so many others an opportunity to help fight this horrible disease that affects so many of the people we love.

Please consider making a donation today.  No donation is too small and every dollar adds up!  Your donation is 100% tax deductible.

Thank you for helping my friends and I put an end to this horrible disease!

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
Shane & Griffin McNamara 07/08/2018 $20.00 So proud of you Griff!
Patrick McNamara 06/01/2018 $220.00 Griffi ~ we are so proud of you! Gramma is smiling down on you:)
Caitlin McNamara 06/01/2018 $25.00 So proud of you Griff! Love, Caitlin & Natalie
Erin Kearns 05/14/2018 $50.00 What a great cause!! Thank you, Erin & McKenna Kearns
Mark and Joan Trama 05/12/2018 $25.00  
Richard Gasiuk 05/11/2018 $50.00 Good luck Griffin!
David Clark 05/11/2018 $100.00 Thank you, good job - for Mimi
Jean Kane 05/11/2018 $20.00 Go Griffin!
Keith Ogden 05/11/2018 $10.00 Good luck!
Cheri Suhr 05/06/2018 $20.00 Such a great cause—-Go Griffin!
Katie & Jim Blake 05/05/2018 $20.00 Good luck Griff!❤️
Julie Harrington 05/01/2018 $25.00 Have fun Griff!
Casey Cardillo 04/11/2018 $10.00 Good luck!
Pam Mix-Rush 04/06/2018 $10.00 Go Griff!
Jack Plevniak 04/06/2018 $10.00 Go Griff!
Dave Zafuto 04/05/2018 $10.00  
MARIE GORMAN 04/04/2018 $10.00  
Charlie Moore 04/04/2018 $20.00 Great job Griffin!
Peg (Gasiuk) Park 04/04/2018 $25.00 Good luck Griffin! Thank you for supporting Roswell.
Shawne & Bill LeRoy 04/01/2018 $100.00 Griffin, we are very proud of you! Way to go. Love, Aunt Shawne & Uncle Bill
Brian Gasuik 03/30/2018 $100.00 Good Luck Griff - I will be joining you in the Event
Alecia Kurek 03/29/2018 $100.00 Way to go Griffin. We are all proud of you!! Love the Kurek's
Sheila Sarafin 03/29/2018 $50.00 Great cause! Good luck Griffy. Love Aunt Sheila
Jennifer Balk 03/25/2018 $20.00 Go Griff!!!!
  Total $1,050.00