Tilted Thunder Rail Birds host their 2012 Season Opener, a bout energy-infused with the SnohomishCounty Public Utilities District and Housing Hope all under one roof. The Rolling Blackouts will behitting the track ready to take on the Sugar Skulls, and the second bout will showcase the SaintHellions challenging Royal Crush.
The Tilted Thunder Rail Birds are a 501c3 non-profit organization partnering with Housing Hope for atoiletry charity drive at this weekend’s bout. The Tilted Thunder Rail Birds mission is to bringcompetitive banked track roller derby to the Pacific Northwest while empowering the community,women, and support groups and organizations advocating women’s rights. For more information onthe Tilted Thunder Rail Birds, or the sport of banked track roller derby, visit www.tiltedthunder.com.
Housing Hope has been providing lasting solutions to families in need throughout the communitysince 1987. They focus on providing families who are homeless (or on the brink) with housing, themeans to survive, as well as resources to build self-sufficiency skills to overcome their currentsituation. The roller derby girls are excited to join forces with Housing Hope to effectively advance themissions of the charity. Suggested toiletry items for donation include toothpaste, toothbrushes,shampoo, conditioner, razors, shaving cream, bars of soap, body wash, face cloths, deodorant,feminine care products, and alcohol-free mouthwash.
Snohomish County Public Utilities District will also be on site with information on best practices toconserve energy. They will distribute prizes throughout the derby competitions while the TiltedThunder Rail Birds broadcast sustainable energy trivia questions encouraging crowd participationand prize giveaways.
Tickets ($10 child, $15 Adult, and $31 VIP) are available at Comcast Arena at Everett Box Office,ComcastArenaEverett.com, or charge by phone 866.332.8499. Groups of ten or more, call425.322.2609.