Oilers spread warmth with blanket drive

OilersLogoTULSA, OK- This Friday, December 18, the Oilers will ask fans who are attending the contest against Wichita to bring new or gently used blankets for donation.

For the third straight year, the Tulsa Oilers will partner with UniFirst-Tulsa to help spread warmth this chilly season. Blankets will be collected upon entrance to the game on Friday.

UniFirst is not only collecting, but also washing, drying and folding donated blankets prior to delivery.
Phil Brewer(73) and Jordan Kremyr celebrate a goal in the first period on Thursday against Utah.

With many emergency shelters in the surrounding Tulsa areas, donations will be distributed to many, including Emergency Infant Services, Family and Children’s Services, First Christian Church, Gospel Rescue Mission, Help to Hope, Holy Joe’s Ministry, Inside Out Re-Entry Services, Laura Dester Children’s Shelter, Manna House, Mental Health Association, Broken Arrow Neighbors, Neighbors Along the Line, Night Light Tulsa, Okmulgee Family Resource Center, Okmulgee County Homeless Shelter, Tulsa County Emergency Shelter, Tulsa Housing Authority and Youth Services of Tulsa.

Each year, Volunteers of America Oklahoma partner with KTUL in this warm effort. For more information on how you can get involved visit www.voaok.org/spread-the-warmth.

Puck drop is at 7:05 p.m. at the BOK Center. For more information on tickets call 918-632-7825 or visit www.tulsaoilers.com.

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