The Reading Royals

Welcome to our Video and Podcast Series - 'We Believe'

Reading Royals -‘We Believe’

The Reading Royals, ECHL Affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are on a mission. A mission to bring Championship hockey to Downtown Reading. once again!  But that is just part of our mission.  Our Royals Hockey team mission is to make a difference in the Greater Reading Community.  We believe in this community and in the people that make up this community.  We collaborate with other organizations in the Greater Reading area to make a positive difference and give back to the community.

Tune in to our  'WE BELIEVE' podcast and video series.  Each week you will hear stories from Royals Ownership, Staff, Players and community members about their experiences.  This is what makes the Royals “Reading’s Hockey Team".

The Reading Royals Believe in the Greater Reading Community and work hard to present excellent quality hockey in a family-friendly environment.  The Royals are also driven to do all they can to support the people in this community."

Reading Royals -“Royals Charities”

“Royals Charities” is dedicated to providing assistance to charitable organizations throughout Reading and the surrounding area serving underprivileged and disadvantaged youth and their families through fundraising activities, charitable drives related to the provision of educational and recreational opportunities for children and carry on and promote charitable grants or donations as well as educational activities related to, or which may assist the accomplishment of such purposes.

Royals Charities was founded in January 2002. The charitable arm of the Reading Royals participates in numerous community service events annually benefiting many local charities and organizations. The organization provides the team with the opportunity to run fundraising, sponsorships, donations, raffles, auctions, charity events, and programs. To date, Royals Charities distributed over $1.7 Million in cash, merchandise and tickets to school children and various fundraisers throughout Pennsylvania.

Moreover, Royals Charities has also assisted community organizations with their own fundraising efforts over the past two years by donations of Reading Royals merchandise, such as jerseys, and tickets.

Royals Charities continues to strive toward making a difference in the community. We continue to raise money for new charities as well as continue our commitment toward inspiring our community. The Reading Royals Organization will continue to expand its level of commitment. For more information or to obtain grant information, please contact Heather Hefty at 610.898.7213 or email

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