On June 7, 2016, Matt Wetherbee’s life changed forever. While playing basketball with friends, Matt suffered a significant spinal cord injury and was rushed to Massachusetts General Hospital where he was diagnosed with being paralyzed from the chest down without the use of his arms and legs. Soon after being contacted about Matt’s accident, our [...]
The 7th Annual Just Cure Paralysis Golf Tournament took place on August 8, 2016 at the Golf Club at Turner Hill in Ipswich, MA. For the past six years we have worked to build this very special day into an annual summit that brings all of our unique divisions together to celebrate and commemorate the [...]
In May 2015, Co-Founder Thomas Smith and friend Teague Egan completed the 2,109 mile Thomas E. Smith Foundation Reality Ride Challenge from Boston, MA to Miami, FL. Serving as a beacon of hope for the paralysis community, this ride encompassed strength, determination, hard-work and proof that if you set your mind to do something that [...]
Ben Farrar is the kind of young man that you would want your son our daughter to be friends with. His infectious smile lights up the room immediately upon his entrance. His positive attitude and outlook on life inspires you to be a better person and not take any day for granted. On April 19 [...]
May 22, 2015- Dance For Paralysis Artist Krewella will perform on May 24, 2015 at Icon Nightclub in Boston, MA. 100% of ticket sales and a portion of the nightly proceeds will benefit The Thomas E. Smith Foundation.
May 1, 2015- Today Thomas E. Smith Foundation (TESF) Co-Founder Thomas Smith, completed the 1st ever Reality Ride Challenge. Riding an average of 65 miles by bike, 3 miles per day via hand-cycle and walking 1 mile per day, Smith and 1st Round President/Founder Teague Egan completed the ride in just 38 days. For more [...]
January 22, 2015- The Thomas E. Smith Foundation would like to sincerely thank Canada's Global News for recently publishing such a great feature on the Look-Up Line. Click HERE to watch the full video.
November 26, 2014- Today, the Look- Up Line was featured by Minnesota's ABC affiliate Channel 6 News. Please click HERE to watch the entire story.
September 4, 2014- We are proud to announce that yesterday the Look-Up Line™ (LUL) and the Thomas E. Smith Foundation were featured on the front page of Aftonbladet, Sweden's second largest newspaper publication. The article, which can be viewed by clicking THIS LINK or the picture above, recaps a recent vote of 34,000 people in [...]
September 2, 2014- Today Thomas E. Smith Foundation (TESF) Founders Thomas Smith and Tucker Mullin traveled to Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH to help install the NCAA's first ever Look-Up Line™. Co-Founder Tucker Mullin, who played ice hockey at Saint Anselm College, referred to this as "one of the biggest accomplishments in the history of [...]