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NY RTCA Annual events

in the spring

Easter Egg Hunt
April 17th at 6 pm
Belmont Café at Belmont Park

in the summer

IN THE FALL

IN the fall

Thanksgiving Food Distribution
November 21st at 11 AM
Belmont Park Gate 6 & Aqueduct Gate 6
NY RTCA Annual events

in the spring

Easter Egg Hunt
Belmont Café at Belmont Park

NYRTCA's annual egg hunt has become a much loved Backstretch community event, and the perfect way to celebrate spring!  Held in the Belmont Cafe at Belmont Park, the hunt includes photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, arts & crafts, and live entertainment.  Grab your baskets and bunny ears and usher in the warm weather with us.

For more information, please contact info@rtcany.org

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in the summer

Champions Talk

Created in 2020 as a virtual event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Champions Talk, a roundtable discussion of top industry professionals, was such a hit that it has become an annual event. 

Stay tuned for news of the next Champions Talk Event. 

Champions Talk Panel Phot Credits Adam C

in the summer

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Year after year the Jockeys face the Horsemen on the basketball court. Hall of fame jockeys and trainers serve as captains to the all-star basketball teams in a tournament-style competition. All proceeds from the event serve to benefit signature programs for the NY Race Track Chaplaincy.  At this event, there are also raffles, promo items for sale and many other surprises.

For more information, please CLICK HERE  or  contact  info@rtcany.org

in the summer

The NY Racetrack Chaplaincy invites all of its supporters to the Annual Chaplaincy Brunch. This event takes place during the Saratoga racing season and its purpose is to raise funds for programs and events for all three NYRA Backstretch communities. Information, Tickets and Sponsorships are available to the Brunch at  THIS LINK.

For further information, please contact info@rtcany.org.

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IN the fall

Back to School
Over 300 children receive backpacks filled with ALL the supplies they need to return to school. 
A list of suggested donations can be found on our website.
For more information, please contact info@rtcany.org
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IN THE FALL

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Breast Cancer Awareness Event
Belmont Café at Belmont Park

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. 
Through this event the NY Race Track Chaplaincy helps those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services. 
Every year, over 100 women from the Backstretch Community at Belmont attend this event. Guests speakers, as well as public and private organizations present the ladies with opportunities to obtain the services they need at little or no cost. 
For more information, please contact info@rtcany.org

IN the fall

Thanksgiving Food Assembly and Distribution
Belmont Park Clubhouse 

Every year the NY Racetrack Chaplaincy provides large bags filled with the traditional Thanksgiving fixings to prepare a holiday family meal to over 300 families from Aqueduct, Belmont and Saratoga race tracks. Along with the turkeys and all the trimmings, the families receive additional grocery items to provide for a week's worth of food, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

For more information, please contact info@rtcany.org

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in the winter

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Sponsor a Family Celebrations

The NY Race Track Chaplaincy strives to make sure that each backstretch family from Saratoga, Belmont and Aqueduct have what they need for their children during the holiday months by supplying food, new winter clothing and a time of celebration and appreciation of their hard work and dedication to the horse racing industry and we cannot do this without your help. 

 

For information about sponsoring a family of any size or making a contribution of your choice toward this cause, please contact info@rtcany.org

in the winter

Christmas Carnival

The NY Race Track Chaplaincy strives to make sure that each backstretch family from Saratoga, Belmont and Aqueduct have what they need for their children during the holiday months by supplying food, new winter clothing and a time of celebration and appreciation of their hard work and dedication to the horse racing industry and we cannot do this without your help. 

 

For information about sponsoring a family of any size or making a contribution of your choice toward this cause, please contact info@rtcany.org

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