Thursday, August 17, 2017

Uralvagonzavod sponsors charity hockey game

Uralvagonzavod Scientific & Production Corporation's Ice Sports Palace recently hosted a charity event called Soft Hockey.

The corporation sponsored the Sputnik team, which played a match against the Tver hockey club, Ural Business Consulting reports.

The game was attended by supporters who brought with them soft toys for children living in Nizhniy Tagil orphanages. At the final whistle, which came after four minutes of overtime, the spectators rained a shower of plush toys onto the ice.

The event attracted many people, some who brought with them bags full of toys. Many people also brought toys from friends who could not attend the match.

Nizhniy Tagil State Socio-Pedagogical Academy also coordinated a large-scale toy donation, collecting two bags of plush toys, according to Ural Business Consulting.