The Ryan O’Byrne Youth Sports Society, NHLPA Goals and Dreams Foundation, KidSport Greater Victoria, Manulife, RBC, and Kirby’s Source for Sports have partnered together to create a unique opportunity to enable KidSport kids to play hockey!
ROCC, in partnership with the NHLPA Goals & Dreams Foundation and KidSport Victoria, will be hosting the 2016 Ryan O’Byrne Youth Sport Society “NHLPA Goals and Dreams Foundation presentation” at Kirby’s Source for Sports on June 30th at 11:00 a.m. The NHLPA Goals & Dreams Foundation has generously donated 25 sets of hockey gear to deserving recipients. Those children will also have the entire season of hockey fully funded through the generosity of ManuLife and RBC.
To date, the Ryan O’Byrne Youth Sports Society, in partnership with the NHLPA Goals and Dreams Foundation , KidSport Greater Victoria and Kirby’s Source for Sports, has given out more than 105 sets of hockey gear and raised over $100,000 to support kids in need in our local community.
“Through the Ryan O’Byrne Youth Sport Society in partnership with the NHLPA and KidSport Victoria, I am very proud, for 5th year in a row, to be able to donate 25 sets of hockey gear to deserving children in our community. I believe that all children should have the opportunity to be involved in sports” says Ryan. “Sports teach children important life lessons and helped me develop into the person that I am today. I am truly honoured to be able to give back to the Victoria community.”
“KidSport Victoria is thrilled to continue the partnership with Ryan O’Byrne Youth Sports Society and to continue to support kids in our community to get geared up for the hockey season. We are so grateful to the amazing sponsors that ensured that these kids have the opportunity to play hockey with gear that was fitted just for them ensuring their safety and comfort” says Patti Hunter, General Manager of KidSport Victoria.