All posts in Unsung HEROS

Helping Kids Reach Goals

This article is originally published here. What gets lost with many goals, is that teamwork made them happen. With the encouragement of Constable Sue Crawford from the bench, 11-year-old Myrina took […]

HEROS in Ireland

Martina Byrne is a Youth Development Officer with Finglas Youth Service, in the Republic of Ireland. Finglas is one of the most marginalized and socially deprived areas of Dublin. Her […]

HEROS Across Canada

Hockey Education Reaching Out Society (HEROS) celebrates ice hockey while giving an opportunity for young people to grow while learning life and hockey skills. Personal growth and success off of […]

A Heroic Teacher

Justin Borsato is committed to teaching. He is a Grade 7 teacher in one of the toughest elementary schools in Vancouver, British Columbia, yet Justin remains passionate about his students.  […]

Labour of Love

It has been smooth skating for the Shelburne Minor Hockey Association with Mike Fazackerley in the rink. Since taking on the role of president — an unpaid position — the […]

Back In The Game

Joel Williams was returning home from hockey registration, eager to start another promising season, when his life was changed forever. The honour roll student, just 17 at the time, would […]

The Scholarship of a Lifetime

“Everyone deserves an equal opportunity to succeed in life,” Hockey Education Reaching Out Society (HEROS) Participant Nick McCurdy wrote to begin his Thurgood Marshall Scholarship winning essay. “Based on my […]

Sledge Hockey Sets Him Free

While most teens his age are still snug in their beds, fast asleep, Nic Klassen rises bright and early every morning before school to start his daily routine. After getting […]

All “Hart” — Windsor Minor Hockey president earns coveted Patricia Hartley Award

All “Hart” — Windsor Minor Hockey president earns coveted Patricia Hartley Award

Dean Lapierre insists he will never willingly give up his post as president of the Windsor Minor Hockey Association — “They’ll bury me as the president of the WMHA,” he […]