Millions raised as 11 Day Power Play drops the puck on its fifth year
Now heading into its fifth year, the 11 Day Power Play has become a community cause over its four years in existence. According to executive director and co-founder Amy Lesakowski, the effort is heading toward its fundraising goal of $2 million. Since the inception of the 11 Day Power Play, Lesakowski says nearly $7 million has been raised for "Roswell Park, Camp Good Days, Make-A-Wish and, just recently, we've added the Children's Hospital and Roswell Park Collaboration for the Blood and Cancer Disorders Program."
The puck drop is Sunday at 6 a.m. at Riverworks and spectators are welcome. The length of the continuous game will become a new world record for longest hockey game, a mark the Buffalo initiative once held before it was broken by a charity game in Alberta, Canada.