The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced a donation of $13,170 to Red Cross British Columbia following the teams 50/50 draw online for yesterday’s away game, a 45-42 loss to the BC Lions.
“We would like to thank all of the Manitoba residents and Blue Bomber fans who participated in the online 50/50, we’re hopeful our assistance will bring even the slightest relief for those effected by the wild fires in British Columbia” added Blue Bombers President & CEO Wade Miller.
The total pot was $26,340 with the winner also receiving $13,170.
The Away Game 50/50 is in operation for every Blue Bomber away game with the next one set for August 4th when the Bombers visit the Ottawa REDBLACKS at TD Place.
The Bombers next game is Thursday July 27th at Investors Group Field against the Montreal Alouettes, kickoff is at 7:30 pm.