Jayden DeLuca Foundation Jersey Auction Returns This Weekend
BOISE, ID – The Idaho Steelheads (@Steelheads), proud ECHL (@ECHL) affiliate of the Dallas Stars (@DallasStars), have teamed up again with the Jayden DeLuca Foundation in support of children’s cardiac health this Friday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 11 when the Steelheads host the Tulsa Oilers for Jayden DeLuca Jersey Auction Weekend at Idaho Central Arena.
The Steelheads will wear custom-designed jerseys created by the Jayden DeLuca Foundation for the games Friday and Saturday, and those jerseys will be available for fans to bid on in an online-only auction through the Handbid app. Fans can place bids beginning on Friday at 4:00 p.m. MT and continue from anywhere through Sunday at 12:00 p.m. MT.
Proceeds from the jersey auction go towards the Jayden DeLuca Foundation and St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital, which supports children and their families in the battle against cardiac disease and works to promote scientific and medical research to find cures for cardiac diseases. The foundation was established in 2008 by Jeremy and Karalie DeLuca following the passing of their daughter, Jayden, due to a congenital heart condition.During the 2021-22 season, the Steelheads and the Treasure Valley community raised $30,350 and in total over $85,000 has been contributed toward the Jayden DeLuca Foundation.
This is the second of only three jerseys auctions during the 2022-23 season. During the first auction on January 13 and 14, Steelheads fans contributed a record-breaking $37,200 toward St. Luke’s Breast Care Services during Pink In The Rink Weekend. The final jersey auction of the year will be on Friday, March 31stand Saturday, April 1st benefiting St. Luke’s Children’s.
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