In November 2018 Henrik and Connor met at GMA. Henrik and HLF together with NYR and GMA invited Connor back for a unique experience in January of 2019. The days included ice-practice with Henrik, a NYR game night experience and post-game meet and greet in the locker-room at MSG.
We asked our Young Ambassadors to collect crayons for the Crayon Initiative and through all of her hard work, Sarah Keane was able to collect thousands of crayons that will be melted and given to hospitalized children.
On January 16, 2019, HLF hosted a 2nd ice-skating event with CHASE at the Madison Square Garden. Guests were invited for dinner, a Q&A hosted by Bill Pidto and ice-skating at the world’s most famous arena together with Henrik Lundqvist. NYR’s Mika Zibanejad brought the event to another level with his DJ skills.
2018 was another great year for HLF and our partners. Take a look back at some of our favorite moments.
On Sunday, January 13th, HLF officially welcomed the 4th class of Young Ambassadors, a group of 15 exceptional young men and women who were selected from applicants that sought positions in the program this past fall.
Ten members of the HLFYA Alumni Network gathered at HLF Community Partner NY Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital to deliver toys.
Henrik Lundqvist is known for his on-ice talent. As revered as he is as an athlete though, many have long since known Lundqvist for his philanthropic efforts too.
Henrik surprised three-time cancer survivor Connor McMahon on the set of Good Morning America. In addition to surprising Connor on set, Henrik also surprised Connor and his family with a special game experience courtesy of HLF, Good Morning America and Henrik.
New York Rangers Henrik Lundqvist and Mats Zuccarello will be hosting an outdoor charity hockey game at Oslo’s Ullevaal Stadium in Norway.
Read all about the year here!