Letter from the Chair

The Directors of the Dr. Tom Pashby Sports Safety Fund thank everyone who continues to support our mission of reducing catastrophic injury in sports and recreation.  Through your participation in fund raising dinners and golf tournaments, as well as generous donations, we have granted in excess of one million dollars to worthy projects consistent with our mission.  Our Founding Chair, Dr. Tom Pashby, would be amazed.

Read the new Letter from the Chair found here.

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Bill Campbell Helmet Project

On Tuesday January 12, five classes of students from Grades 1 to 8 at Queen Victoria Public School will leave pencils, paper, books, and computers behind to lace up for the first of 3 mornings of skating on the outdoor rinks of west end Toronto.

Click to view the media release. Queen Victoria Skates in January!

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Dr. Nick Reed – Toronto, Ontario – 2015 Sports Safety Award Recipient

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Dr. Nick Reed

Dr. Reed is an advocate for the prevention and safe return to sport and recreation of children and youth who have experienced a concussion(s).  Dr. Reed’s significance lies in his holistic approach of addressing the broader social networks of children and youth – family, friends, school, and the sports community – as influential partners in the prevention and concussion education and safe return to play.

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Virginia Edmonds, Lois Kalchman, Bev Woods-Percival – 2014 Dr. Tom Pashby Sports Safety Award

Virginia Edmonds, Lois Kalchman, and Bev Woods-Percival

Virginia Edmonds – RN, BA, was a winner of the Award of Excellence from The Toronto Hospital in 1992. She also worked as a clinical educator at the Mississauga Hospital as an Advanced Practice Nurse at the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board in Ontario.

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