National Red Mitten Day!

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NATIONAL RED MITTEN DAY

On November 21, National Red Mitten Day represents Canadian Olympic Pride!

National Red Mitten Day encourages Canadians to wear their Red Mittens to show support for Canadian athletes! Red mittens represent the pride, generosity and excellence of every Canadian.

Every Canadian from the sweetest newborn to the most experienced member of the family, wear your mittens with pride and support each athlete as they pursue their dreams!

HOW TO OBSERVE

Wear your red mittens or purchase a pair. For every pair of $15 CDN mittens purchased at Hudson’s Bay or at thebay.com, $3.90 CDN will go to support Canadian athletes. Money raised from the Red Mittens helps provide Canadian Olympians and next generation athletes with access to elite coaching, equipment, sports medicine, nutrition and other high-performance resources that make up a world-class daily training environment.

$3.90 from the sale of each pair of Red Mittens goes to support Canadian athletes. To date, the Red Mittens alone have raised more than $30 million for the Canadian Olympic Foundation.

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HISTORY

Hudson’s Bay founded National Red Mitten Day to encourage Canadians to show their support for Canadian athletes and share their national pride through the tradition of wearing the company’s Red Mittens. Their goal on November 21 is to sell 25,000 Red Mittens to support Canadian Athletes in pursuing their dreams.

Since their launch ahead of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Hudson’s Bay’s Red Mittens have become the nation’s most iconic symbol of Canadian Olympic pride with $3.90 from the sale of each pair of Red Mittens going to support Canadian athletes. To date, the Red Mittens alone have raised more than $30 million for the Canadian Olympic Foundation