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2018 Boston Marathon Message From Thomas E. Smith

Thomas Training At Journey Forward On The Anti-Gravity Treadmill I am proud to announce that on April 16th, I will be walking in the 122nd Boston Marathon. As many of you may or may not know, this year marks 10 years since my first accident. Having had 3 separate paralyzing accidents between 2008 [...]

Miami Project to Cure Paralysis Receives $100,000 Medical Research Grant

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 [...]

Saint Anselm College Installs the Look-Up Line™

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 [...]

Berkley Ice Arena Installs the Look-Up Line™

September 8, 2014- Today we announced via social media that the Berkley Ice Arena is the first ice hockey rink in Michigan to install the Look-Up Line™ (LUL).  Dr.  Jeff Pierce, founder of the non-profit Athletes Unlimited for athletes with disabilities and medical director of the Michigan Sports & Spine Centers, refers to the LUL as a "game-changer".  In addition [...]

5th Annual Golf Tournament Recap

On August 11, 2014, The Thomas E. Smith Foundation (TESF) held our 5th Annual Just Cure Paralysis Golf Tournament at The Golf Club at Turner Hill in Ipswich, MA.  For the past four years we have worked to build this very special day into an annual summit that brings all of our divisions:  the Look-Up [...]

Prescott Family receives Quality of Life Grant

July 29, 2014- Today we traveled to meet the Prescott Family. The family’s oldest daughter, just 5 years of age, is growing up with Spina Bifida. For the youngest grant recipient in the history of The Thomas E. Smith Foundation, courage is a well-known ideology embraced on a daily basis. Refusing to let her own [...]

Nashville Predators install Look-Up Line in Ford Ice Center

On Monday July 28, 2014 we announced on Vancouver Sports Radio that the Look-Up Line is being installed in rinks across Canada and yesterday we received word from the Nashville Predators Hockey Team that the Look-Up Line has been installed at their new Ford Ice Center practice facility! In September the NHL prospect games will be held at this [...]

Q2 Just Cure Paralysis Newsletter

Dear Family, Friends, and Supporters: We have officially reached the halfway point in 2014! For all of us at The Thomas E. Smith Foundation (TESF), it has been an incredibly quick, yet meaningful year thus far. With the transition into warmer weather now completed, we are excited to provide you with another update on the status [...]

Co-founder Thomas Smith and the Look-Up Line™ featured in Inc. Magazine

Since the beginning of 2014 we have seen the adoption of the Look-Up Line™ go from a few local rinks to currently over 200 nation wide.  With this has come some great press and publicity for the TESF, as well as the Look-Up Line itself.  Today we are proud to announce that co-founder Thomas Smith [...]

ESPN Boston features in depth article on the Look-Up Line™

On July 1, 2014 the Look-Up Line™ and TESF co-founder Thomas Smith were profiled on ESPN Boston.  A special thanks to Brion O'Connor from ESPN for such a great and in depth feature! Please click the image above, or this LINK to read the entire ESPN Boston article.