GoFundMe Page For Humboldt Broncos Hockey Team Reached $1M After 14 Players Died
Shortly after the tragic event that unfolded when the bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos hockey team hit struck by a semi and claimed the lives of 14 players, a Gofundme page was created almost immediately to help Alleviate any financial burden for the grieving families.
It took just 16 hours for the page to raise over $850,000 and less than an hour later, it was up to over $1 million as donations kept coming in from across the world.
Here’s that terrible wreck:
The wreckage of a fatal crash outside of Tisdale, Sask., is seen Saturday. A bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team en route to a game Friday night collided with a truck, killing 14 and sending over a dozen more to the hospital. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward pic.twitter.com/EISbrpJjU0
— Graeme Roy (@GraemeGRoy) April 7, 2018
Three members of that team that survived the wreck:
Humboldt Broncos forwards Derek Patter (19), Graysen Cameron (18), and Nick Shumlanski (20) recovering and healing in hospital.
— Complete Hockey News (@CompleteHkyNews) April 7, 2018
Players Logan Schatz and Jaxon Joseph, the team’s head coach Darcy Haugan and play-by-play radio announcer Tyler Bieber are among the 14 dead after the fatal crash Friday in northeastern Saskatchewan.