For a hardcopy of this information to hand out to your team, click HERE
This information is also available to families on the website under Hockey Parents/Financial Assistance
Both the Irondale Youth Hockey Association and Lake Region Hockey (a charitable gambling organization that helps with all of our expenses), have a limited amount of funds available for families in need. In 2011-12 up to $500 per family was available.
The Lake Region fund is called the Willard fund and is available on a one-time emergency basis only.
To apply for either, you must write a letter stating why you need assistance and the source(s) of funds you are applying for. The letter must contain the following information:
Statement explaining why you need assistance
Your contact information
Name(s) of your player(s)
Level of play of your player(s)
Name of team(s) if known.
Deliver the letter in one of the following ways:
Hand it personally to your Team Treasurer OR
Email it to either your Team Treasurer or to the Irondale Treasurer, Bill Jacob.
Mail it to the Irondale Treasurer, @ IYHA, Attn: Bill Jacob, P.O. Box 120114, New Brighton, MN 55112
Application letters take some time to process so if you are in need of financial assistance, please apply as early as possible, but no later than November 30, 2012. The request must be received by November 30th - no exeptions.
For the Willard fund, your application will be seen by only the Lake Region Hockey Board, the Irondale Treasurer and your Team Treasurer if you choose to apply through the Team Treasurer.
All funds are available on a reimbursement basis only. For the IYHA funds, your application will be seen by the IYHA Executive Committee (the President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer) and your Team Treasurer if you choose to apply through the Team Treasurer. All funds are available on a reimbursement basis only. Families are expected to stay up-to-date with team payments. The Willard and IYHA funds will be reimbursed by check from IYHA.
Any questions regarding the Willard Fund contact the Treasurer of our association, Bill Jacob