Community Programs


Powerplay Program

At each Bearcat home game, $100.00 is donated to a non-profit organization by the Bible Hill Kinsmen. If the Bearcats score a powerplay goal an additional $100.00 is donated.

Minor Hockey Mentorship Program

Players participate in minor hockey practices, assisting their assigned team in any way requested.

Participation in Community Programs & Events

Pink in the Rink

Colchester County Food Drive

When the MHL schedule allows, the Bearcats assist in Colchester County’s single-day food drive. The Bearcats help those who make donations by unloading cars and stocking the food bank trucks with donated items.

Big Brothers Big Sisters in School Mentor Program

The Bearcats have been active with the Big Brothers Big Sisters In School Mentor Program.

Salvation Army Kettle Campaign

Since 2007 the Bearcats have used their off-days to man the Salvation Army Kettles. Working the kettles helps lighten the load of the Salvation Army in this most worthy community project.

Kettle Campaign


Serving Meals at Elementary Schools

The Truro Bearcats serve many meals, including Christmas Dinner, to local elementary school students each season. It’s a busy time of year with hockey and community activities leading up to the Christmas Break.

Christmas Dinner

Terry Fox Run

The Bearcats hit the streets of the hub town, not as part of a conditioning program, but in support of the Truro Elementary School Terry Fox run. Team members have participated in this most worthwhile cause since 2009.

Terry Fox

Literacy Week, Heritage Fairs, and other School Events

The Bearcats pitch in at numerous school events throughout the season such as Literacy Week, the Heritage Fair, and many more.

Santa Claus, Canada Day, and Exhibition Parade

When the MHL Schedule allows the time; the Bearcats enter into the Santa Claus, Canada Day, and Exhibition parades locally.

Past Participation

The Bearcats have provided donations, or participated in: Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day, CanSkate, Truro Supervised Skating Club, 2006 Salmon River Hockeyville NHL game, 2011 Canada Games Hub Bid, 2013 Jack Rabbit Run, Pink in the Rink, and various others.