Peoria Rivermen are pleased to announce that this year’s “Teddy Bear Toss” will
take place during the Rivermen game against the Milwaukee Admirals on Saturday,
Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. The team will also be collecting coats to donate to the
Salvation Army’s Coats for Kids efforts.
are encouraged to bring a new or gently-used stuffed animal to donate by
tossing it onto the ice following the first Rivermen goal of the game. The toys will be collected and donated to the
Salvation Army to distribute during the holiday season. Over the past four seasons, more than 1,500
bears have been collected.
Salvation Army will be holding their Coats for Kids drive at Carver Arena where
fans can bring new or gently-used coats to drop off as they enter the
first 500 fans who donate a coat or bring a teddy bear to toss onto the ice
will receive a ticket voucher as they enter the arena good for any game for the
rest of the 2011-12 season.