- Railers HC Foundation
Railers HC Foundation
The Worcester Railers HC Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization created to support youth and families throughout the Greater Worcester Region. Established in 2016, the Railers HC Foundation aims to provide access to sports and art programming. Since its inception, it has donated more than $1.4 million cash and has partnered with more than 750 local community organizations throughout Central Massachusetts.
Our flagship program, Skate to Success, is a learn to skate program that has gained national attention for teaching more than 2,000 fourth graders from 27 Worcester Public Schools and 1 Public Charter School each year how to skate at no cost at the Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center. The Railers mascot, TRAX, has made over 1275 appearances ranging from schools, hospitals, community festivals, and non-profit organizations to member events, booster club meetings, and charity events.
Railers HC Community Recognition:
- Community Service Team of the the Year by the ECHL Four Consecutive Seasons
- Community Service Team of the Year by the ECHL Three Consecutive Seasons
- Connor Doherty awarded the Community Service Award in 2019-20
- 2019 Best Buddies Partner in Expansion Award
- 2019 Ted Coghlin Community Citizen Award (United Way of Central Mass)
- 2017 Best Community Presence (Telegram & Gazette)
The Worcester Railers HC Foundation is proud to partner with non-profit organizations through donations, mascot appearances, and more. Please complete the appropriate request form below. We do our best to assist as many organizations as possible, however due to the large volume or requests, completion of this form does not guarantee a donation or appearance. The Railers review all requests bi-weekly, so please allow 14 business days for a response.