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.
We want to align with corporations and brands who believe in the foundation’s vision by providing financial support for the following programs.
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.
Former NBA All Star, currently an Assistant Head Coach for the Toronto Raptors. Jamaal is the…+ Read More
Executive Director, Sponsorships & Events
A passionate marketer with over 20 years’ experience in sponsorships, brands and events. Equally passionate about…+ Read More
Director, Secretary & PR
Tanya is deeply passionate about creating community. She has advocated for youth empowerment as a fundraising…+ Read More
Marion Magloire, the mother of Jamaal Magloire, had a vision 20 years ago when she established…+ Read More
Director, Legal Counsel
Denise is a corporate lawyer with over 10 years of experience. She grew up in Toronto…+ Read More
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.