Grenadiers ‘Tackle for Hunger’ this Saturday

Updated Thursday June 15, 2017 by Cindie Ashton.

Kingston, ON June 15, 2017 – The Grenadiers have partnered with Purolator and the Partners in Mission Food Bank to ‘Tackle for Hunger’ this Saturday, June 17 at Richardson Stadium.

Fans attending Saturday’s games vs the Burlington Stampeders are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items or to make a cash donation to support the Partners in Mission Food Bank.

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“The Grenadiers would like to extend the Tackle for Hunger initiative to our community football partners,” says executive director, Alexandra Reyes-Walsh. “Thousand Island Minor Football players can wear their jersey and bring a non-perishable food item to get their family into Saturday’s games for FREE.”

The junior GMen kick off the day at 1 p.m. The senior varsity coin flip is set for 4 p.m.

Adult admission to home games is $6, students and seniors $4 and children under 12 are free. And there is plenty of free parking. Purchase tickets at the box office on game day or online anytime at:

The Grenadiers will play at home again on Saturday, June 24 vs the Cumberland Panthers.

United we are #GrensNation. Together we can #TackleHunger.


About the Partners in Mission Food Bank

Our Mission: To provide nourishment and hope to those we serve, and an opportunity for our community to share.

Monetary and food donations help us to nourish local families by providing groceries through our food hamper program. Being the food distribution centre for this area, we also donate surplus provisions to over twenty local hot meal and shelter programs in the Kingston area.

About the Grenadiers:

The Limestone District Grenadiers Football Club offers AAA summer football at the junior and senior varsity level. Athletes (aged 14-19) travel to Kingston from Trenton to Brockville to play for the Grenadiers. Teams travel and host teams within the Ontario Provincial Football League (OPFL). In addition to learning, playing and enjoying football, emphasis is placed on player safety, sportsmanship, self-discipline, teamwork, academic achievement and community involvement. The Grenadiers are a not-for-profit association overseen by a volunteer board of directors. Volunteer coaches lead these teams, and a dedicated group of parent volunteers’ assist with game-day operations. Many graduating Grenadiers move on to play university football.

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Media contact: Cindie Ashton, marketing director,, 613-384-9349