An anonymous donor has come forward and announced that every dollar raised at the events will be matched up to half-a-million-dollars as NEO Kids Foundation gears up for the third annual Vale presents the NHL versus Docs for NEO Kids hockey game on Sunday, August 12th

Foundation President, Patricia Mills, says the hockey game will be on Sunday, August 12th and the foundation is fortunate to have such a great support system in the larger community.

To date the event has raised over $225,000 for NEO Kids.

Vale presents: NHL vs Docs for NEO Kids hockey game will take place on Sunday, August 12 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Sudbury Arena, 240 Elgin St, Sudbury, ON.

Tickets are $22 with proceeds going towards NEO Kids Foundation.

Attendees will enjoy watching NHL players live in action! The players include: Nick Foligno, Marcus

Foligno, Josh Anderson, Seth Jones, Scott Harrington, Boone Jenner, Dalton Prout, Ben Chiarot, Derek MacKenzie, Pierre-Luc Dubois, Damien Giroux, Zack Stortini and Canadian broadcaster, Joe Bowen.

The physicians joining the lineup this year are Dr. Christopher Trebb, Dr. Steve Morris, Dr. Andre Michon, Dr. Sean Murray, Dr. Ryan DeMarchi, Dr. Ryan Hodgins, Dr. James Masters, Dr. John Snider, Dr. Jason Prpic, Dr. Rob Pineau, Dr. Jeff Sloan, Dr. Rob Anderson, Dr. Paul Gibb, Dr. Ian Symington and Dr. Chris Bourdon.

Before the game, NHL players will be available for an autograph signing session while attendees enjoy a BBQ and activities beginning at 11:30am outside the main entrance at the Sudbury Arena.

Doors open at 1:00 pm. During the game one lucky fan will have the chance to “Shoot to Win” a Honda Civic courtesy of Palladino Honda. Purchase a “Chuck-a-Puck” for your chance to win a private meet and greet in the NHL change room following the game and more! The game will consists of two 20 minute periods followed by an NHL vs NHL period.

Tickets for the event can be purchased online at www.greatersudbury.ca/tickets, in the box office at 240 Elgin Street or by calling 705.671.3000.