OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 26, 2014) - The Ottawa Senators Foundation (@sensfoundation) announced today that the 2014 Roger's House Telethon presented by CN will air on Sportsnet East on Thursday, Feb. 27, prior to and during the Senators home game against the Detroit Red Wings. The telethon will begin at 6:30 p.m.
What: This year's event will feature families and staff from Roger's House who will share their stories and experiences in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the pediactric palliative care facility. CTV Ottawa midday host Leanne Cusack and Sportsnet's Rob Faulds will host the event and speak with the families and staff about what Roger's House means to local children, families and our community.
Ottawa Senators (@Senators) players' wives and girlfriends in addition to team alumni, Roger's House families, staff and sponsors will work the phones to accept donations throughout the broadcast. Roger's House honourary co-chair Caitlin Neil, Ottawa Senators Foundation president and CEO Danielle Robinson and David Miller, CN's assistant vice-president, Government Affairs, will be on-hand to discuss their respective commitment to raising funds for Roger's House and how this year's proceeds will help ensure the facility can continue to provide the highest level of care for children and youth in eastern Ontario and western Quebec.
How: Donations can be made by:
Phone: 1-877-78 ROGER (76437)
Mobile: Text SENS to 45678 for a $10 donation or SENATORS to 45678 for a $5 donation.
Where: Canadian Tire Centre, 1000 Palladium Dr., Kanata (Emperor rooms, lower gate #2)
When: Thursday, Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.
Who: Roger's House Honourary co-chair Caitlin Neil, Roger's House parents Eliza and Yvon Beaupre, Alex Vanzyl and her daughter Maci, Melissa and Susan Lumley-Pfeil with their son Oliver, Shawn Neville with his son Christopher, Danielle Robinson, president, Ottawa Senators Foundation; Lloyd Cowin, executive director, Roger's House; David Miller, assistant vice-president, Government Affairs, CN; Roger's House families, Leanne Cusack, Telethon co-host and Rob Faulds, Sportsnet and Telethon co-host.