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Day of Service for Sharks Organization

Tuesday, 10.2.2012 / 10:06 AM PT / News
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Day of Service for Sharks Organization

On the morning of October 1, San Jose Sharks employees rallied around two well-known local organizations, Sacred Heart Community Service and Second Harvest Food Bank, as part of a company-wide day of service.

30 employees were dispatched to each location to accept donations, sort food and clothes and interact with staff members and clients. Both organizations rely heavily on volunteers to fulfill the needs of the community members who utilize their services on a daily basis. Sacred Heart volunteers serve an average of 20,000 homeless or in-need families and individuals every month, while Second Harvest volunteers helped with the distribution of 45 million pounds of food last year alone.

With 60 front office staff participating in total, nearly every department at Sharks Sports & Entertainment was well represented, and employees enjoyed the chance to bond while contributing to two very special causes. The staff demonstrated their team pride by donning their favorite Sharks t-shirts, polos, sweaters and jerseys. Appearances by S.J. Sharkie at both volunteer sites provided a little flair, if not a bit of chaos, to the morning’s activities.

The Sharks Foundation has a long-standing relationship with both Sacred Heart and Second Harvest, supporting the organizations through annual in-game food, clothes and fund drives. Sacred Heart is also a current beneficiary of the Sharks Foundation’s 2011-12 grant process.

On this day, staff enjoyed the opportunity to donate their time and interact directly with the individuals who both provide and utilize the integral services offered by these charities.

If you are interested volunteering at Sacred Heart Community Service, please visit http://www.sacredheartcs.org/get-involved/volunteer-opportunities. To volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank, please visit http://www.shfb.org/volunteer.



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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 LAK 52 32 17 3 144 119 67
2 SJS 52 28 20 4 149 138 60
3 ANA 52 26 19 7 117 122 59
4 VAN 54 22 20 12 125 144 56
5 ARI 53 24 23 6 139 163 54
6 CGY 52 24 25 3 138 151 51
7 EDM 55 21 29 5 133 166 47

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SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 52 25 27 18 52
J. Thornton 52 12 34 17 46
B. Burns 52 18 26 -13 44
P. Marleau 52 16 17 -16 33
J. Ward 50 15 16 -10 31
M. Vlasic 49 7 22 10 29
T. Hertl 51 10 16 5 26
J. Donskoi 47 8 15 0 23
J. Braun 50 1 17 10 18
C. Tierney 50 6 10 -8 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Jones 25 15 3 .915 2.38
A. Stalock 3 5 1 .894 2.76
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