Hoopfest 2017 Raises $25,000 for Wheelchair Basketball Participants

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| May 28, 2017 |

 Thank you to the partners, supporters, participants and volunteers who made Hoopfest 2017 a success. Together, we raised $25,000, which will help athletes with disabilities across the province participate in wheelchair basketball. 

The evening's festivities saw teams from YVR, Burnaby Firefighters, Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society, viaSport, Invacare, Vancouver Police Department, and Steamworks battling it out on the wheelchair basketball court, coached by elite wheelchair basketball athletes. In the end, the final came down to the Burnaby Firefighters against the Surrey Firefighters. The Surrey Firefighters were crowned this year's champions.

A special thank you to YVR, our presenting sponsor. We are also grateful to:

  • Invacare: Dinner and T-shirt partner
  • TSN 1040 Vancouver: Media Partner
  • Steamworks: Beer Partner
  • Blasted Church: Wine Partner
  • Passion Sports: Clothing partner
  • Work Safe BC, Coloplast and UPS: Court Sponsors

The following companies provided donations for our silent auctions and gift bags. Thank you to:

  • BMO
  • Bosa Foods
  • Cactus Club
  • Coast Protein
  • Coquitlam Zone Bowling
  • EA Sports
  • Elana Sigal- Jewelry Designs
  • Epic Yoga Studios
  • Hershey Canada
  • Ivivva-West 4th
  • Kim Hancock
  • LUSH
  • Panago Pizza
  • Semperviva Yoga
  • Superstore-Marine Drive
  • New Wells Tavern
  • Phoenix Gymnastics. 

We can't wait to see you next year for another amazing Hoopfest!