B's Annual Holiday Toy Delivery Set for Wednesday, December 19
BOSTON, MA – On Wednesday, December 19, members of the Boston Bruins staff, including Bruins President Cam Neely, General Manager Peter Chiarelli, Head Coach Claude Julien, and alumni Ray Bourque and John “Chief” Bucyk, along with various media personalities, will continue the annual Boston Bruins Holiday Toy Delivery presented by AT&T.
The staff will be divided into six groups, with each group visiting one of the following hospitals: Boston Children's Hospital, Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center, Franciscan Hospital for Children, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Shriners Hospitals for Children - Boston, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital.
An estimated total of $22,500 donated by the Boston Bruins Foundation, Delaware North Companies and Garden Neighborhood Charities was used by the staff to shop for toys on Monday, December 10. The toys will be packed and delivered to the hospitals courtesy of Gentle Giant Moving Company.
Bruins Hall of Famer Ray Bourque started the holiday toy shopping and delivery tradition when he was captain, and the event has continued through the years.