Support continues to pour in for the community of Humboldt.
Fifteen people have died after the Humboldt Broncos team bus was involved in a collision with a semi-truck on Friday night (Apr.6) in Saskatchewan. Others are still in critical condition.
Locally, many sports teams, organizations, businesses, schools and people have offered their support.
"On Fort Sask Minor Hockey's behalf, we'd like to send our thoughts and prayers to the Humboldt Broncos organization, families, friends and anybody connected or knowing the individuals involved," said Dale Dach, vice president of Fort Sask Minor Hockey. "I can't even imagine what it is feeling like and how to get through this. The support to deal with it now and in the future is going to be astronomical. I hope one day they will be able to get through this."
The Fort Saskatchewan Junior A Fury had a tournament in Cochrane over the weekend. The team did what they could to help.
"We got poster paper, made signs with some of the boy's names that said 'we're playing for the Broncos,' we got flowers, there was a donation box and in our second game there was a moment of silence," said defenseman Jaylynn Umphrey.
The local claimed the incident hit home.
"As a hockey player, everyone knows what it's like to be on a bus. That's where everyone bonds is on the bus."
Umphrey is friends with Derek Patter, one of the players currently in hospital.
Support on Twitter came from MLA of Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville Jessica Littlewood, mayor Gale Katchur, the Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs, Junior B Hawks and more.
City flags were at half-mast this weekend.

FlagsHalf-mast flags at City Hall.

Many schools in the area will be wearing green (Broncos' main colour) on Monday to honour the team and those affected by the tragedy.
A GoFundMe page was started on Friday night with a goal of raising $10,000 for the players and families affected. In an outpouring of support worldwide, over $4.6 million has been raised so far.

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