About

Our Mission

Our Mission

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Academic Scholarships
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Jamaal’s Kids Mentorship Community Program
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Free Basketball Clinics

Our mission is to improve the lives of underserved youth by helping them to obtain and nurture academic and social skills through the arts, sports and community.

Align with Corporations

We want to align with corporations and brands who believe in the foundation’s vision by providing financial support for the following programs.

Partner Brands

Oasis
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Del Monte
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The Children Breakfast Clubs
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Jamaal Magloire

Jamaal Magloire

Jamaal “Big Kat” Magloire is the most decorated basketball player to hail from the Greater Toronto Area, and one of the most accomplished Canadian basketball players in history. Born and raised in Scarborough, Ontario, Jamaal graduated from Eastern Commerce and went to the University of Kentucky on a basketball scholarship where he won a National Championship in his sophomore year. He was drafted 19th overall by the Charlotte Hornets in the 2000 NBA Draft, and went on to play for 13 years before finishing his career in his hometown with the Toronto Raptors. Jamaal is currently an Assistant Coach and Community Ambassador for the Toronto Raptors, as well as a Canada 150 leader. He is also the President of The Toronto Revellers Cultural Association, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting Canada’s multi-cultural landscape by celebrating the rich diverse culture and traditions of the Caribbean.

Jamaal’s true passion is basketball, but he is equally passionate about giving back to his community through the arts and helping youth through the power of sport.

The Team

Jamaal Magloire

Jamaal Magloire

President

Former NBA All Star, currently an Assistant Head Coach for the Toronto Raptors. Jamaal is the…

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Patsy Coyle

Patsy Coyle

Executive Director, Sponsorships & Events

A passionate marketer with over 20 years’ experience in sponsorships, brands and events. Equally passionate about…

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Tanya Phillipps

Tanya Phillipps

Director, Secretary & PR

Tanya is deeply passionate about creating community. She has advocated for youth empowerment as a fundraising…

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Marion Magloire

Marion Magloire

Director

Marion Magloire, the mother of Jamaal Magloire, had a vision 20 years ago when she established…

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Denise Williams

Denise Williams

Director, Legal Counsel

Denise is a corporate lawyer with over 10 years of experience. She grew up in Toronto…

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David Seigel

David Seigel

Director, Marketing and Advertising

David is the Vice President of Client Services at Impact North Inc., a marketing and advertising…

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Natalie Richardson

Natalie Richardson

Director, Digital

Natalie owns a small apparel printing business—Donsdatter Inc. and works as a children’s crafts instructor. She…

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Trona J. St. Omer

Trona J. St. Omer

Administration

Trona moved to Toronto to pursue an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering. Serving in various executive…

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Toronto Revellers

Toronto Revellers

Toronto Revellers was founded by bandleader Jamaal Magloire in 2006. It is a collective of over 2000 masqueraders, volunteers, and designers who contribute to the annual Toronto Caribbean Carnival. Toronto is home to a large and diverse Caribbean population, and Toronto Revellers is dedicated to promoting and supporting Canada’s multi-cultural landscape by celebrating the rich diverse culture and traditions of the Caribbean community.

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