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Schwan’s Cares™ Named the Official Fundraising Partner of USA Hockey

By, 10/17/13, 12:00PM MDT


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey today named Schwan’s Cares™ as the official fundraising partner of the organization. Schwan’s Cares™, a program from Schwan’s Home Service, Inc., is a unique online fundraising solution that helps USA Hockey member associations and teams meet their fundraising objectives.

“We’re excited about our new relationship with Schwan's and, in particular, the opportunity Schwan’s Cares provides our associations nationwide,” said Dave Ogrean, executive director of USA Hockey. “We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship that helps influence the growth of the sport.”

“As a Minnesota-based company, we know well the important role that hockey plays in the lives of families throughout the United States. It’s an honor to have this opportunity to partner with USA Hockey and help teams and players throughout America meet their fundraising goals,” said Jason Von Bank, managing director of Schwan’s Cares.

Schwan’s Cares is unique because it enables community members to support USA Hockey member association teams and players through a seamless, 100 percent online fundraising solution.

In about 20 minutes, a USA Hockey member association can create a Schwan’s Cares™ fundraising Web page and run their campaigns entirely online. Supporters of the association’s fundraising Web page can then shop online from more than 350 of Schwan’s home-style foods, with the food delivered right to their door. Campaign supporters pay the same everyday prices as all Schwan's Home Service customers.

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About USA Hockey
USA Hockey Inc., founded on October 29, 1937, and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., is the National Governing Body for the sport of ice hockey in the United States. With a membership of more than one million players, coaches, officials and volunteers that span all 50 states, USA Hockey provides the foundation for the sport of ice hockey in America; helps young people become leaders, sometimes even Olympic heroes; and connects the game at every level while promoting a lifelong love of the sport.

About Schwan's Home Service, Inc.
A subsidiary of The Schwan Food Company, Schwan’s Home Service, Inc. markets and distributes more than 350 top quality frozen foods through home-delivery and mail-order services. Popular product lines include the company’s signature ice cream, pizza, choice meats, seafood, ethnic specialties, breakfast items and desserts. Based in Minnesota, Schwan’s Home Service, Inc. has more than 400 local sales and distribution centers across the continental United States. Visit or call 1-888-SCHWANS (1-888-724-9267).