Checkers Raise Record $443,170 For Charity

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Checkers announced that they raised a record $443,170 for charitable organizations and community outreach programs.

The organization has raised more than $840,000 for charities in the last two seasons including over $50,000 through their “Pink in the Rink” promotion.

More than $100,000 was generated in 2007-08 through ticket fundraising programs and the Checkers with some help from Microsoft raised $100,000 for Presbyterian Hemby Children’s Hospital.

The Checkers are the ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League and the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League.

Team Press Release