Victoria Grizzlies in support of Buddy Check For Jesse Society

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winner takes $3,685

Sales Ended

Sun Nov 27 2022

Ticket Prices

100 for $100

20 for $50

4 for $20

1 for $10

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Fri Nov 04 2022

Sales End

Sun Nov 27 2022

Draw Date

Sun Nov 27 2022

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Ticket Number: 2358

Drawn On: Sun Nov 27 2022

Buddy Check for Jesse is a grassroots Canadian Charity that helps coaches bring mental health awareness to their players. It was founded by Dr. Stu Gershman in memory of his son, Jesse Short-Gershman, who died by suicide on October 29, 2014.

Our mission is to help destigmatize the conversation around mental health, promote compassion, and connectedness, and encourage youth to reach out and support (aka “buddy check”) their teammates, friends, and family members. Our approach utilizes the impactful position of coaches, and the power of sport. Our youth have a lot to teach us and we need to provide them with the proper tools to accomplish this mission.

The “Buddy Check Talks” are often the launchpad for many coaches to open up the conversation about mental health to their youth athletes. Coaches do NOT need to have a background in mental health – they simply need to be open to these conversations.

Buddy Check For Jesse is proud to join forces with the Victoria Grizzlies Junior A Hockey Club. Funds raised by this raffle will allow us to continue to provide support to youth coach leaders and players of all sports with the resources and tools they need to move the mental health conversation forward and positively impact their future.

The winner will be contacted to claim their prize.

Thank you for your support of our youth athletes!

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