This week, 104.5 The Team is hosting a benefit drive to support Special Olympics New York! This is a very important week for Special Olympics New York, as they have nearly 100 athletes from across the state and 8 athletes from right here in the Capital Region who are in New Jersey competing at the Special Olympics National Games!

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Each day, we're unveiling a silent auction item that involves a different known figure in the community. Today's is perfect for any Union Hockey Fan or Youth Hockey League supporters:


National Champion Union Head Coach Rick Bennett will show up to your youth hockey practice (must be between ages 5-10) and work with the team. He will have some individuals from the Union Hockey program with him as well. Have your kids learn from one of the best hockey minds in the Capital Region!

Podcast: Rick Bennett on 104.5 The Team after winning the National Title

Click here to find out where we're going to be the rest of the week, more silent auctions and other ways that you can help out!