2021 Jackfish Community Impact Report
Welland, ON - From collecting donations to feeding the needy, to helping charities and non-for-profits, we did our best to use FUN to make a difference in our community.
We have so many community programs to help facilitate amazing things with help from our fans and sponsors.
The following is a list of some of the ways the Larks have contributed to the community:
- $9,801 raised for the Welland Lions Club through the 2021 season 50/50 draws
- $2,330 raised for the Welland Lions Club through the Happy Gilmour Jersey Auctions
- $1,341 raised for the Open Arms Mission through the Welland Roses Jersey Auction
- Collected 2150 lbs of food and $600 for the Open Arms Mission
- $746 collected for the Open Arms Mission for the Jackfish Exhibition Game
- Fed over 200 families during the Open Arms Mission Free Food Giveaway
- 100 tickets donated to honour frontline workers
- $500 donated to youth baseball organizations
The Jackfish will continue these community partnerships and look for even more ways to give back to the community.
The Welland Jackfish are a member of Canada’s top baseball league, the Intercounty Baseball League. The 100-year old summer league is one of the oldest baseball leagues in the world, with the league established in 1919, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. For more information, visit www.wellandjackfish.com or follow the Jackfish on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at @wellandjackfish.