By Sarah Klein
The Winnipeg Jets True North Foundation doled out cheques totalling $1,050,076 on Monday.
The foundation, which acts as the charitable arm of the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club, made the donations to 44 local children’s charities.
Funds were raised through 50/50 sales at all Winnipeg Jets home games, the sale of Jets License Plates, the Mike Keane Celebrity Hockey Classic, the Ranger Golf Tournament, the 2010-11 Gala Dinner along with various donations and third party events.
A full list of charities to benefit from the donations is available at WinnipegJets.com.