2006/2007 RV TourIn November of 2006, Graham and Lu Ann Snyder, parents of Dan Snyder, travelled in an RV across North America, visiting all 30 NHL cities during the 2006-07 NHL season. Their goal was to deliver a message of forgiveness, hope, and determination to players, teams, and communities. In each city, the Snyders attended a game, visited with teams, and participated in community - minded speaking engagements to raise awareness and funds for the Dan Snyder Memorial Foundation.
The Snyder family felt that the tour would help to create a positive message in communities, while also keeping Dan's memory alive. While Graham is not a professional speaker by trade, his ability to impact and inspire an audience has been much heralded following his experiences as a keynote speaker for various community functions and conferences throughout Canada. "In the dark hours after the accident, I began to think about things Dan and I used to talk about throughout his hockey career, how often the only thing we can control is how we respond to what life sets in front of us. Whether it is being traded or losing a loved one, never underestimate the power of forgiveness."
The National Hockey League Players Association, the National Hockey League, and NHL clubs have committed their assistance to this endeavour through funding, tickets and other available resources, indicative of the full support the Snyder's have received from the entire hockey community.
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