Your support matters

Your contribution significantly impacts the lives of thousands of of backstretch workers of the Aqueduct Race Track, Belmont Park, and Saratoga Race Course. With your donation, you're improving the quality of life for those who lovingly care for the horses, and who underpin the entire horse racing community.

01- Preferred option

Donate Online

Simply fill out the form on this page. Payment options include credit/debit cards, PayPal, and more.


By Phone

Call us anytime at (516) 488-3434 Ext. 100.


By Check

Make payments to Backstretch Employee Service Team and mail to:  

Backstretch Employee Service Team

Attn: Paul Ruchames, Executive Director

2150 Hempstead Turnpike

Gate 6, Cottage 28B
Elmont, NY 11003

The Backstretch Employee Service Team is a 501(c)(3) and all donations are tax deductible. EIN 11-2976735

Here is what your donation will do


1 comprehensive physical exam performed by a physician 


Transportation and translation assistance for 50 medical and social service appointments


1 year of health insurance coverage on the New York State Health Exchange*