Canada Soccer introduces Canadian Red Cross as Official Supplier
Posted on 1 September 2019 in Sponsors & Partnerships
Canada Soccer and the Canadian Red Cross are pleased to announce a new agreement designating the Canadian Red Cross as an Official Supplier to Canada Soccer in the categories of First Aid Kits and products and Cardiac Science Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs).
“Canada Soccer is pleased to partner with the Canadian Red Cross in its continued effort to provide a safe environment for our Canadian athletes,” said Peter Montopoli, Canada Soccer General Secretary. “We're pleased that through this partnership the Canadian Soccer community will have access to initiatives and offers which will support the ongoing effort to create the best possible environments for soccer players, coaches, referees and volunteers.”
“This new relationship provides us with the assurance that every training and competition site used by Canada’s National Teams is equipped with an Automated External Defibrillator, said Dr. Andrew Pipe, Chair, Canada Soccer Medical Committee. “The relationship will support our continued our efforts to ensure the safety of Canadians across the country by preparing individuals to make safe choices, prevent injuries, and respond to emergency situations."
“As fans of Canadian soccer, our goal is to help grow the game by providing the First Aid tools to keep coaches, trainers, and athletes safe on the pitch. We want teams to compete with the peace of mind knowing they’re protected should a First Aid emergency occur” Rob Fraser, President of Canadian Red Cross Products.
Partnership Offers for Canadian Soccer Community
Canada Soccer and the Canadian Red Cross are proud to share the following opportunities for the Canadian Soccer Community to benefit from this new partnership:
- Exclusive 30% discount on select Canadian Red Cross eShop sports products found in the First Aid Kit section at products.redcross.ca. Use promo code CRCSOCCER to access the offer. For complete Canadian Red Cross eShop offer information click here.
- Discount pricing on Cardiac Science Powerheart G5 AED Sport Package. To celebrate the new partnership an exclusive package is now available for the Canadian Soccer Community. Use promo code AEDSOCCER to save $500 on the package via products.redcross.ca. For complete AED offer information click here.
- Access to discounted pricing on Canadian Red Cross First Aid Training across Canada starting September 3rd, 2019. For full pricing details and to book training visit https://myrc.redcross.ca/en/canadasoccer.
About the Canadian Red Cross
Hawktree Solutions is the exclusive marketer of Canadian Red Cross branded products to the general public and businesses across Canada. Hawktree Solutions is Health Canada approved to import and distribute Class I, II, III, and IV Medical Devices.
Located in Ottawa, Canada, Hawktree Solutions also operates the Canadian Red Cross Major Account Solutions (MAS) program for the coordination of first aid training with corporations on a national level.
About Canada Soccer
Canada Soccer, in partnership with its membership and its partners, provides leadership in the pursuit of excellence in soccer, both at the national and international levels. Canada Soccer not only strives to lead Canada to victory, but also encourages Canadians to a life-long passion for soccer. For more details on Canada Soccer, visit the official website at www.canadasoccer.com.