Ethan Downing's Fundraising Page
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Ethan Downing's Fundraising Page

My dad passed away this past April after a three year battle with cancer.  I want to be a part of the 11 Day Power Play and help raise money to help others in their fight.    

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
Luke Jacobs 12/07/2018 $500.00 Good luck EJ!
Michael Clough 07/12/2018 $200.00  
Anonymous Friend 07/10/2018 $1,000.00 Good job Ethan! What a great tribute to your Dad.
Jamie Hallett 06/21/2018 $50.00  
Ralph & Darcy Salerno 06/08/2018 $100.00  
John Clough 05/25/2018 $100.00 Hope to see you at the Harbor Center. We're planning a weekend visit from VA to play with the AM hockey crew.
Allison Mann 05/24/2018 $100.00 Best of luck to you, Ethan!
Patrick Cannon 05/22/2018 $300.00  
Terry McCarville 05/22/2018 $50.00 Best of luck Ethan!!
Ross Runfola 05/20/2018 $100.00  
Sheila Barnes 05/20/2018 $25.00 It’s great you’re doing this Ethan!
Matt Downing 05/18/2018 $500.00  
Willy & Jenn Connelly 05/14/2018 $50.00 Good luck to you. Your dad would be very proud and I know your mom is.
Lynn Markel 05/13/2018 $100.00  
Rocky Gocella 05/11/2018 $50.00 From the Gocella Agency, Inc....good luck!!!
John and Maureen Tomczak 05/10/2018 $1,100.00 Supporting you and your Uncle Frank in your Dads memory. David was the best !
Christian Balkin 05/09/2018 $50.00 Good Luck Ethan!
Julie Bray 05/09/2018 $100.00 We are behind you, Ethan! Skate your heart out!
Ed & Laura Graber 05/08/2018 $100.00 Good luck Ethan! We are proud of you. Your effort makes your dad smile!
Timothy Graber 05/08/2018 $100.00 Good luck
George Eberle 05/08/2018 $200.00 Good luck!!
Edie James 05/07/2018 $100.00 Your mom must be so proud. Way to go!!
Holly Krafft 05/07/2018 $200.00 Good luck Ethan! Your dad was a very special man!
Timothy Connelly 05/07/2018 $100.00  
Keith Bernard 05/07/2018 $100.00 Your Dad would be so proud EJ
Jane Bell 05/07/2018 $100.00 Good luck Ethan ❤️
Stephen Downing 05/07/2018 $100.00  
Julie Walker 05/07/2018 $100.00 Good luck with your fund raiser Ethan!
Tom Frizzell 05/07/2018 $100.00 Go Ethan! God to have you on the team!
Dan & Patti Dignitti 05/07/2018 $25.00 Good Luck!!
Gretchen Cappiello 05/06/2018 $100.00 Go get ‘em EJ!
Shari Downing 05/06/2018 $500.00 We are very proud of you Ethan. Have a ball with your 11 day power play shift
Lisa Sharp 05/06/2018 $100.00 Awesome!!!
Sierra Cappelli 05/06/2018 $50.00 Skate fast Ethan
Joe/Kathy Orie 05/06/2018 $100.00 Good Luck Ethan!
Connor Booth 05/06/2018 $20.00  
Scott Westermeier 05/06/2018 $100.00 Your Dad was the BEST.
Nicole Erb 05/06/2018 $100.00 ❤️
Judith Heller 05/06/2018 $25.00 What a great tribute to your dad.
Karen Downing 05/06/2018 $500.00 Way to go EJ. I’m a proud mama
Debra Freilicher 05/06/2018 $50.00  
Susan Meyer 05/06/2018 $100.00 Way to go EJ!! A great tribute to a special dad!!
Scott Farrell 05/06/2018 $100.00  
Dana Fauth 05/06/2018 $25.00 Good luck!
Barbie Sickau 05/06/2018 $100.00 Your dad would be so proud E !!!!
Maureen Yakovac 05/06/2018 $50.00 Good luck!
  Total $7,820.00