Ryan Ellis, a defenseman for the Nashville Predators, was raised in Hamilton, Ontario. Ellis, or Elly to his teammates, is passionate about ensuring the children of Hamilton have the same opportunities he did for a healthy, physically active childhood.
Through his Elly4Kids Foundation Ryan wishes to help build better futures for local kids. Working with the City of Hamilton his goal is to help rebuild parks and playgrounds throughout the city, along with undertaking other local initiatives.
Let's help Elly help local kids. We need your help.
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Golf 2017 raises over $50,000 for Local kids
The majority of the proceeds from the sold out charity event will be used to purchase new playground equipment and re-develop existing playgrounds within the City of Hamilton through Ryan’s Elly4Kids Foundation. Last year’s tournament raised $43,000 with $30,000 going to the city, $2,000 to the AM 900 CHML’s Christmas Tree of Hope, and a further $2,000 to the Christmas Children’s Celebration at Cathy Wever School. Funds from Golf 2017 held in June were used to renovate North Central Park in west Hamilton.
Ryan Ellis of the Nashville Predators poses with the Clarence Campbell (NHL Western Conference Champions) Trophy at his Annual Charity Golf Tournament on June 29th.
North Central Park
Ryan’s Elly4Kids Foundation donated $33,000 to install new play structures and other upgrades at North Central Park. On Sunday, July 9th a renewed park reopened to great fanfare.Read more
I would like to see every kid have the same opportunities I was given while growing up. Now I have the opportunity to give back through my charity Elly4Kids.
Get in Touch with Us
To make a donation, inquire about sponsorship opportunities, or to register your group for the tournament fill out the form or contact:Jacques Lanthier, Tournament Manager