Support The Troops and High School Sports With Free Game This Weekend
Cheer on our high school hockey team as the Quad City Blues take on the Cedar Rapids Roughriders this Sunday at the Vibrant Arena.
The Quad City Blues annual benefit game has a new beneficiary, Getting Heroes Home.
This year's proceeds will be donated to Getting Heroes Home, gettingheroeshome.org, a non-profit organization started by two local veterans that provides funds to cover travel expenses for active service persons so they can be reunited with their loved ones for important life events such as births, deaths, holidays, and more. Travel expenses can be a huge burden for service members, especially when coming from an overseas deployment, and many people don't realize that military branches don't cover these costs. Getting Heroes Home steps in to fill this gap and make sure our heroes can be there for the people they love.
As a special tribute, the Blues will take to the ice-wearing custom camo jerseys, generously donated by Getting Heroes Home, adorned with the emblems of all branches of the military. Two of these jerseys will be up for auction, along with t-shirt sales, bake sales, raffle items, and a silent auction of goods and services. And the best part? The event is free to attend, so everyone can come out, enjoy some hockey and show their support for
The Quad City Blues Hockey Club, part of the Quad City Hockey Association (QCHA) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization formed to promote the sport of hockey for boys and girls of all ages in the Iowa and Illinois Quad City area.
Silent auctions, raffles and bake sales will help the Blues raise funds for Getting Heroes Home. We hope to see you Sunday to cheer on your Quad City Blues.
JV puck drop is at 11am and the Varsity matchup will follow, approximately at 1pm.