The Hockey Basis’s mission is to alter lives around the globe through hockey, plain and easy. We do this in 3 ways:
- Present entry to the sport the place it struggles to take maintain by means of gear donations and offering coaches to communities
- Educating the sport in ways in which instill a lifelong ardour for the game and growth basic expertise and ideas on & off the ice: integrity, accountability, vital pondering, resilience & teamwork
- Help group growth past hockey, specializing in training, social, financial and infrastructural wants of the communities we serve. We harness the teachings of hockey to empower youth and foster worldwide understanding and cooperation.
Whereas we’re enthusiastic about each side of our mission, and love making an affect on the lives of the gamers on the ice, the group growth part of our mission is core to our want to alter lives…hockey is simply the entry in to the group.
Just a few years in the past we got here in to contact with the oldsters from ILSC, particularly, Jason Flaming, who was then-director of the Delhi campus of the implausible language faculty based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Being a Canadian-based group, the oldsters at ILSC love ice hockey, and after they came upon about hockey in Ladakh, they ran an gear assortment drive to donate to gamers in Ladakh.
By way of sustained teaching growth applications, THF has donated over 6,000 items of hockey gear to native golf equipment and associations round India thus far to make sure as many gamers as potential have entry to the sport. A good portion of this gear was collected by ILSC campuses throughout North America and turned over to our workforce to make sure the gear will get into the arms of people who want it most.
We may’ve been content material to maintain this partnership going as is, however for each ILSC & THF, there’s a joint consciousness that there’s at all times extra to do. ILSC has been a vital to The Hockey Basis’s success since we grew to become companions, and so we’re devoted to doing all we will to assist them obtain their very comparable mission: “To maintain growing ILSC as one of many best colleges for language and profession training the place individuals have wonderful and transformative studying and dwelling experiences.”
Earlier in 2015, I had a name with Jason (now based mostly in Melbourne, Australia) and Nadine, from the ILSC campus in San Francisco, USA. They wished to refocus their efforts on offering books and academic supplies to varsities in Ladakh, constructing upon an exquisite ebook donation we made to SECMOL throughout our 2015 season, and requested that The Hockey Basis assist in guaranteeing books could make it to at the very least three colleges across the area.
Effectively…we did simply that!