For Immediate Release – December 04, 2018
Contact: Alex DiFilippo, Communications Professional
(313) 471-7531 office; (989) 980-4324 cell
RED WINGS ANNOUNCE KEN DANIELS & MICKEY REDMOND BOBBLEHEAD NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE IN
LITTLE CAESARS ARENA TEAM STORE
Fans Can Purchase Talking Bobblehead for $45 with a Portion of the Proceeds Benefiting the Jamie Daniels Foundation
DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today announced Ken Daniels and Mickey Redmond talking bobbleheads are now on sale in the Little Caesars Arena Team Store. Fans can purchase an unsigned bobblehead for $45, or a bobblehead signed by Ken Daniels and Mickey Redmond for $65, while supplies last.
The special-edition bobbleheads were established to celebrate the life of Ken Daniels’ son, Jamie, who lost his life too early due to an accidental drug overdose. As part of the Red Wings’ Hockeytown Cares community impact platform, the team has joined together with the Jamie Daniels Foundation and the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation to honor Jamie Daniels and promote awareness of the opioid epidemic with the limited-edition bobblehead, presented by the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. Proceeds from each bobblehead purchased to benefit the Jamie Daniels Foundation.
The Jamie Daniels Foundation was established by FOX Sports Detroit play-by-play broadcaster Ken Daniels and his family in honor of his late son, Jamie, to provide education, resources, guidance, and financial support to people battling drug addiction so lives can be saved and healing can be created within families. The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation is dedicated to advancing the health and wellness of children and families. With an area of focus on mental health, the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation is collaborating with the Jamie Daniels Foundation to lead children and families on a path to a happier, healthier future. To donate to the Jamie Daniels Foundation, visit www.jamiedanielsfoundation.org.
The Little Caesars Arena Team Store is open from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. The Team Store is also open to ticketed guests during Red Wings and Pistons games. Hours may vary based on the events schedule.
Fans can also purchase the limited-edition bobblehead by phone during regular store hours by calling 313-462-8418. Shipping and handling fees apply on all phone orders.
For additional information on the Ken Daniels and Mickey Redmond bobblehead, visit www.DetroitRedWings.com/JamieDanielsFoundation.
About the Jamie Daniels Foundation:
Established in 2018, the Jamie Daniels Foundation was created in honor of Jamie Daniels who tragically lost his life to an overdose at age 23 while receiving treatment for addiction. The Jamie Daniels Foundation joined forces with the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation to support individuals and families who are struggling with addiction by providing the education, resources, professional guidance, and financial support they need to make recovery possible because one life lost to addiction is one life too many. Learn more at www.jamiedanielsfoundation.org.
About the Children’s Hospital of Michigan: www.childrensdmc.org
For over 130 years, the Children’s Hospital of Michigan has been dedicated to providing high quality care to children and adolescents in a caring, efficient and family-centered environment. With more than 40 pediatric medical and surgical specialty services, the hospital draws patients from nearly every Michigan County, 39 additional states, and 22 countries, annually and provides the highest level of pediatric specialty care available for children. It is ranked as one of America’s best hospitals for children and sees more children than any hospital in the state.
About Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation:
Established in 2003, the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation is the state’s largest funder dedicated solely to advancing the health and wellness of the children of Michigan. Through fundraising, grant-making and advocacy the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation enables researchers and community organizations to identify and implement innovations capable of advancing children’s health. Since 2011, it has provided more than 50 million dollars in grant funding. Current areas of focus for the Foundation include mental health, nutritional wellness, abuse and neglect, oncology and cardiology research and injury prevention. Learn more at www.CHMFoundation.org.
About Hockeytown Cares:
Hockeytown Cares serves as the Detroit Red Wings’ official platform to create positive change across Michigan. In partnership with fans, key stakeholders and colleagues, the team leverages the power of hockey to provide innovative support focused on community investment and youth development. As part of Hockeytown Cares, the Detroit Red Wings Foundation continues to raise funds and resources in support of the growth of hockey within our community. To learn more about Hockeytown Cares, visit www.DetroitRedWings.com/Community.