The Bourque Family Foundation strives to continue the impact made through Ray’s leadership by supporting a wide variety of different charitable and educational endeavors.
Raymond J. Bourque is a former NHL defenseman, Hockey Hall of Fame inductee, community leader, and family man. Throughout Bourque‘s time with both the Boston Bruins and Colorado Avalanche, he became not only an accomplished athlete but also a leader in the community. He has helped to contribute over $20 million to over 1,000 different organizations that vary in missions, from providing after school programs to famine relief and everything in between.
In 2017, Ray, Christiane, Melissa, Christopher, and Ryan wanted to combine their charitable efforts to make a greater difference in the community and founded their own public charity, the Bourque Family Foundation. The Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that aims to make strides in the causes that are important in every community. This allows the Bourque Family to bring people together to make an impact on many different organizations, people, and communities in need.