Dawson Domination

Dawson Blues Women’s Basketball dominate as they continue to push for the postseason. Article written by Eric Beaudoin of The Surburban Read More

Basketball Hoop Fest Held For A Good Cause

MONTREAL — The ninth annual Hoop Fest, a day of basketball games organized by the Trevor Williams Kids Foundation and held at Lower Canada College, raised more than $50,000 this year. The event, held May 5, played host to eight elementary school teams, 12 high school teams and 11 adult teams. They played a total of 35 basketball games; 130 …

Out With The Table, In With The Desks

TWKF transforms boardroom for new tutoring program This fall, the Trevor Williams Kids Foundation (TWKF) introduced another program targeted at fulfilling its mission to help keep Montreal’s youth off the streets and in school. The Tutoring Zone is targeted primarily at young, inner-city student athletes. Fully funded by the foundation, it provides a supervised and informative environment for kids to …

Volunteer Tutors Give Inner-City Kids A Boost

Devonteh Reid gets a hand from tutor Robert La Rosa while Aisha Thomas does her homework at the Trevor Williams Kids Foundation. Photograph by: PIERRE OBENDRAUF, THE GAZETTE, The Gazette The Trevor Williams Kids Foundation is dedicated to teaching life skills to youngsters and keeping them in school. Williams, a former Canadian Olympic basketball player, started his foundation in 2002 …

Offering More Than Hoop Dreams

By Anthony Bonaparte Growing up in Montreal’s Little Burgundy area, Trevor Williams had two things going for him — his perseverance and his basketball skills. The latter landed him a basketball scholarship to an American university and a chance to play for the Canadian Olympic team. In the 1992 Tournament of the Americas, Williams played against such NBA stars as …

Courting Confidence And Fun On The Hardwood

By Andrew Soong The Friendship Circle hosted the Trevor Williams Kids Foundation [TWKF] in a basket ball tournament to the delight of participants and their parents at the Friendship Circle building in Snowden Thursday evening. “The game is guaranteed to put smiles on the faces of the [special needs] kids,” said TWKF co-founder Dean Smith. “The basketball game gives great …

Montrealers Receive Martin Luther King Awards

Rev. John Walsh, pastor of St. Jean Brébeuf Roman Catholic parish in LaSalle, the Trevor Williams Kids Foundation and entertainment producers Keith and Karyn Lewis, were honoured Monday with the Martin Luther King Legacy Award during a presentation breakfast at Montreal City Hall Rev. John Walsh, pastor of St. Jean Brébeuf Roman Catholic parish in LaSalle, the Trevor Williams Kids …