Coyotes to hold charity broadcast for Phoenix Children’s | Sports

The Arizona Coyotes Foundation, in conjunction with Bally Sports Arizona, will hold a charity broadcast during the Coyotes’ game versus the New York Islanders on Friday, Dec. 16

All funds raised online during the broadcast will be donated to Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The broadcast will begin on Bally Sports Arizona at 7:30 pm with the “Coyotes Live” pre-game show at 7 pm The game will also be streamed on the Bally Sports app and on Bally Sports+.

“One of Bally Sports Arizona’s top priorities is supporting our team’s efforts to give back to the community,” said Rebecca Schulte, Bally Sports Arizona senior vice president and general manager.

“We look forward to this signature event, and I am very proud of the amount of work and coordination it takes from everyone at our network to produce this important broadcast.”

The Arizona Coyotes Foundation has a mission to enhance the quality of life throughout Arizona communities by supporting nonprofit organizations that promote health care, education and cultural arts programs for children and service men and women.

Donations of $100 to $399 will receive an exclusive poster featuring Coyotes players Clayton Keller, Nick Schmaltz, Lawson Crouse and Karel Vejmelka. The custom artwork poster was created by artist David Arrigo and will be autographed by one of the featured players.

Donations of $400 or more will receive an exclusive, limited-edition Coyotes jacket featuring Keller, Schmaltz, Crouse and Vejmelka on the back panel of the jacket. The custom artwork was created by Arrigo, and the jacket will be autographed by all four of the players featured.

“We are excited to once again team up with our great partner Bally Sports Arizona for our annual charity broadcast to raise funds for Phoenix Children’s,” Coyote’s President and CEO Xavier A. Gutierrez said.

“Giving back to the community is a top priority for the Coyotes, and we are honored to support Phoenix Children’s who do so much incredible work to help Valley kids and families in need. We are grateful to Bally Sports Arizona and all our incredible fans for their continuous support.”

Donations can be made by visiting arizonacoyotes.com/telethon. Fans can follow the charity broadcast coverage throughout the evening on social media at @arizonacoyotes.

“Support from the Arizona Coyotes has meant improved patient experiences for the patients and families at Phoenix Children’s, since 1996,” said Tim Harrison, vice president, corporate partnerships and special events at Phoenix Children’s. “Whether it is through donations, partnerships or in-person visits from players, the Coyotes have proven their dedication to the Phoenix Children’s mission time and time again.

“We are excited about the Coyotes moving to Mullet Arena in Tempe, where they are more accessible than ever. But, regardless of where they are located, they’ve never hesitated to step up and help the kids at Phoenix Children’s. We are continually grateful for their partnership and look forward to what more we can make possible.”

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