LONG BEACH, Calif. – The Long Beach Ice Dogs announced that more than 2,000 children’s books were donated to “Book Buddies by Molina Healthcare” at the team’s game on Feb. 24.
The team gave each fan who donated a book a free ticket to the Ice Dogs against Bakersfield on Mar. 16.
Book Buddies by Molina Healthcare is a literary program that provides free books to children and promotes reading at Lincoln Elementary School in Long Beach.
The Ice Dogs are the ECHL affiliate of the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League and the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League.