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Shamrocks Sled Hockey To Participate in Griffin Bouchard's 4th Annual Holiday Skate with Rick Middleton To Benefit Boston Children's Hospital

Monday, December 18, 2017, 11:37AM
Hamilton's Griffin Bouchard (right) is teaming up with Boston Bruins great Rick Middleton (left) for the fourth annual Holiday Skate to benefit Boston Children's Hospital's Concussion Prevention Research Center/Brain Trauma Center on December 20th at the Pingree School Rink in Hamilton.

On Wednesday, December 20th help Griffin Bouchard help others by attending his fundraiser skate at the Pingree School rink in Hamilton from 5:30-7:30 p.m. A $10 donation is suggested at the door.

Dig out your skates and bring the family to the Pingree School Skating Rink to skate with Boston Bruins legend Rick Middleton, Blades the Bear, Andrew Alberts and other guests. There will be great raffle prizes including signed Bruins jersey and stick, food, and a chance to skate with members of the Boston Shamrocks Sled Hockey team! All proceeds go to Boston Children Hospital's concussion prevention/brain trauma center.

In 2014, Griffin Bouchard  had surgery on both of feet at Children's Hospital.  To give back to hockey and to the hospital, he raised $1500. He exceeding his $1000 goal set in his Life Skills class project to complete a service oriented goal. Since, he has partnered with the Boston Bruins Foundation, the Corey C. Griffin NHL Pro-Am Alumni Tournament, and Bruins Alumni, and he has raised his personal fundraising goal anually.

Boston Children's Hospital is ranked #1 on U.S. News and World Report's Best Children's Hospitals honor roll. More than offering great care, the hospital is known for its commitment to the Boston community—serving as the largest provider of health care to low-income children in our state. The hospital is also home to the world's largest research center at a pediatric hospital, making discoveries that benefit both children and adults. Just one area of research we're leading: concussions and injury prevention. Children's Sports Concussion Clinic is a national leader in understanding and treating pediatric concussions, with a multidisciplinary research team and a clinical setting that receives more than 350 patient visits each month. Philanthropic support will advance critical research into this skyrocketing problem.