Gary Olson's Fundraising Page
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Gary Olson's Fundraising Page

Hello All Family and Friends,

  This July 10th I am participating in the 11 DayPower Play to raise money for Roswell Park, and in addition, Camp Good Days, and Make A Wish Foundation. All three very deserving groups working to make this a better place to live.  Please help me reach my personal goal of $1200 for these special causes. I have been involved in hockey through playing as a youth, met many wonderful young players and their families by Coaching for 11 years, and continuing as an adult in beer league hockey with a great bunch of players over the years. I have good friends currently fighting and others who lost their battle with Cancer. I watched my mother wrestle with it 3 different times and had other family members succumb to it. Treatments have come a long way over the years but research needs to continue to help others ease their situations. All of us have been touched in one way or another. I would be honored if you could help by contributing whatever you can through my donation page to help these causes.

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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
Thomas Fallon 07/10/2018 $25.00 Great Job Gary
Jeff Wieczkowski 07/09/2018 $100.00  
Joseph Clemente 06/30/2018 $50.00 Good luck from the Clemente's!
Tim & Sue Colligan 06/29/2018 $100.00 Good luck, thanks for your efforts.
Joel & Lynn Papke 06/19/2018 $50.00 Good Luck to you all!!
Jane Stoyle Welch 06/15/2018 $50.00  
Bill & Bunny Macy 06/13/2018 $50.00  
Christina Escobar 06/12/2018 $10.00  
Pat & Molly Curry 06/11/2018 $20.00  
Gail & Tom Cefalu 06/11/2018 $20.00  
Todd Snyder 06/04/2018 $20.00  
Pete & Mary Lou Gentile 06/04/2018 $100.00  
Anonymous Friend 06/01/2018 $50.00  
Jeffrey Carson 05/31/2018 $25.00  
Beth and Mark Pitman 05/30/2018 $100.00  
Mike & Mickey Abraszek 05/29/2018 $200.00  
Charlie Henderson 05/28/2018 $100.00  
Lynda Thomson 05/27/2018 $50.00 What a great event for great causes! Have fun with it!
Rebecca Archambault 05/26/2018 $100.00 You're lake friends will be rooting for you Gary!
Rob & Rosanne Warren 05/24/2018 $100.00  
Terri Nusstein 05/24/2018 $25.00  
Bob Sobeck 05/24/2018 $100.00 Thank you Gary Olson for participating in this worthy cause!
Andrew Getz 05/24/2018 $25.00  
Nancy Carson 05/24/2018 $50.00  
Vincent Martin 05/23/2018 $50.00  
Timothy Grapczynski 05/22/2018 $50.00  
Mark Pronobis 05/22/2018 $50.00 Better lay off the wings
Forrest Thomson 05/22/2018 $100.00  
Niall Olson 05/21/2018 $50.00  
DALE GREEN 05/21/2018 $100.00  
Anonymous Friend 05/21/2018 $20.00  
Kay Soble 05/21/2018 $100.00 Thank you for your time and dedication to these worthy charites.
Gary Olson 05/20/2018 $100.00  
Kelly & Alex Hummel 05/20/2018 $50.00 In memory of Grandma, Grandpa, and Karie I honor of Jennie and Tracey
Charley Creighton 05/20/2018 $100.00  
Derek Zakrzewski Family 05/20/2018 $50.00  
  Total $2,340.00