Good Causes: One Text, Five Dollars, Two Tickets


By Erica, Contributor, All Habs Hockey Magazine

MONTREAL, QC. — The Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation recently launched a contest called “Support Our Youth In Playoffs.” Everyone who texts a $5 donation to the Children’s Foundation is entered to win a pair of tickets for Game 2 of the first round of the playoffs. That’s right – a $5 donation could get you two seats at the Bell Centre. During the playoffs. In the Desjardins section, with all the free concessions you can eat.

From the official website:

58131_486385218100836_745165569_nFor a chance to win a pair of tickets for a Stanley Cup playoff game at the Bell Centre (Desjardins Level /food included) text GOHABS at 75353 and Donate $5 to the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation.

* Standard carrier charges apply. Texting terms at

The contest will run from April 18 to May 1st, 2013.

The draw will take place at noon on May 1st, 2013.

The winner will be reached via SMS to claim their prize.


Individuals who wish to participate in the contest can do so by texting GOHABS at 75353 on their mobile phone. Then they will receive the following message:

Vous êtes inscrits! Le gagnant sera contacté par texto. Faites maintenant votre don de 5$ Textez HABS au 45678

For more information and contest rules, please see the website.