Syracuse Crunch – Crunch Clash with Senators in Hashtag Battle to Benefit Make-a-Wish

Help the Crunch by using #CrunchWish when you tweet

Syracuse, NY (February 27, 2012) – The Syracuse Crunch announced today details of the second-annual Make-A-Wish Cup to be held at the club’s home game against the Binghamton Senators on March 2.

The Crunch and Senators are teaming up to host a ‘hashtag battle’ to determine this year’s Make-A-Wish Cup winner. For each tweet containing the team’s hashtag the team will donate $1 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, up to $500.

The Team who’s hashtag is used the most will be declared the Make-A-Wish Cup winner.Fans from both the Syracuse Crunch and the Binghamton Senators are invited to participate in the battle beginning at 9 a.m. on February 27 and ending March 2 at noon by using the hashtag CrunchWish or BSensWish. The winner will be revealed during the an intermission of the Syracuse Crunch vs. Binghamton Senators game on March 2 in Syracuse.

The mascot from the team that generates the least number of hashtags for the Make-A-Wish Foundation will have to wear the jersey of the opposing team during the next period of the game.

To get in on the action and help the Crunch claim the Make-A-Wish Cup fans should log-on to and start tweeting! To learn more about hashtags visit

Founded in the year 1985, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The Make-A-Wish Foundation’s mission is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy.Fulfilling a child’s wish provides a joyful and meaningful experience that benefits both the child and the family.

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