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MISSION

Sticks Together aims to provide the necessary resources to give children in underprivileged communities the opportunity to learn and play the sport of hockey.

VISION

Sports have the power to change the world, speaking to all of us in a way we understand. Sticks Together is a project that was started to give children the unparalleled opportunity to learn and play the sport of hockey. 

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STORY

Sticks Together is a project started by Sarah Thompson, an NCAA DI student-athlete at Syracuse University. She grew up in Ottawa, Ontario where she played for the Ottawa Lady 67s and the Nepean Jr. Wildcats. She is now in her second year of studies at Syracuse, pursuing a B.S. in sport management and a minor in sport analytics. Along with her studies, Thompson is an intern with the Syracuse Crunch, the America Hockey League (AHL) team that is the primary development affiliate of the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning.

As the creator of Sticks Together, I cannot imagine a life without sports and I hope that this project will help us get one step closer to ensuring that nobody has to..."