Hockey India donates US$25,000 to Australian bushfire crisis


New Delhi, India, January 21, 2020: Hockey India has donated US$25,000 to the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal to support Australia during their current bushfire crisis.

Apart from the money, Hockey India also provided four signed jerseys to be auctioned with all proceeds going to the cause.

Hockey Australia President Melanie Woosnam thanked Hockey India for the contribution.

“I want to note the wonderful support we have received from our international colleagues during this devastating time for our country. We acknowledge and sincerely thank Hockey India for their thoughts and their very charitable contribution to the Red Cross Bushire Appeal,” Woosnam said.

Hockey India President Mohd. Mushtaque Ahmed said: “Hockey India and the hockey community in India has been overwhelmed by the devastating fires in Australia. With this small contribution we want to offer our heartfelt support to the cause and to Hockey Australia’s initiative.”