All posts tagged HEROS
The HEROS program (Hockey Reaching Out Society) is an incredible cross-Canada initiative supporting youth in at-risk neighbourhoods, but it is about so much more than just hockey. HEROS is about […]
Four of our very own HEROS recently had the great opportunity of attending the Willie O’Ree Weekend in Philadelphia. This was the 17th consecutive year that HEROS boys and girls […]
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 […]
It is hard to find the right words to describe the feeling inside of the Sport Chek this past Monday in Surrey, BC. HEROS (Hockey Education Reaching Out Society) expanded […]
HEROS has the great opportunity of being one of the organizations in the running in the Aviva Community Fundraising competition. Our hockey program for marginalized youth across the country needs YOUR […]
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 […]
Well, the holiday season is upon us once again. At One Million Skates we are happy to be a part of a hockey family that includes our fantastic contributors, our […]
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 […]
Today I spent the afternoon diving into the history and mission of Hockey Education Reaching Out Society. When we spoke about the program’s member cities, and specifically the Belfast Ireland contingent, I was reminded one of my fondest hockey memories. It had to do with being part of something unique and much greater than myself.
“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 […]
The NHL and the Vancouver Canucks gave HEROS participants a surprise this week with tickets to the March 2nd Heritage Classic game versus the Ottawa Senators.