13th Annual Celebrity Sports Mixer

Wednesday February 8, 2017
5:30 – 8:00 PM
Hockey Hall of Fame

Merry Go Round Children’s Foundation’s 13th Annual Celebrity Sports Mixer achieved an all-time record raising $350,000 in net proceeds.  Funds will support the participation of more than 800 deserving but financially-disadvantaged students participating in the Kids, Cops & Computers program in the GTA and across Canada this year.

The event attracted more than 600 guests including, athletes, broadcasters, entertainment celebrities, and members of Toronto’s business community at the Hockey Hall of Fame on February 8th.  Event MC, Michael Landsberg along with Toronto Maple Leaf alumni, Wendel Clark and Darryl Sittler, Hockey Hall of Fame inductee, Marcel Dionne, as well as former TFC player, Dwayne DeRosario, spoke of the importance of students having access to computer technology at home, which Kids, Cops and Computers provides. A highlight of the night was the moving message of gratitude from Kids, Cops & Computers student ambassadors Kauser Fatima and Sanaa Hamilton, who said the Program has had such a positive impact on their lives and supported the achievement of their goals.

Thank You Celebrity Guests

Master of Ceremonies
Michael Landsberg
Sports Journalist

Steve Anthony

Kelcey Brade

Natalie Brown
Actress & Model

Wendel Clark
Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni

Dwayne DeRosario
Retired, Toronto FC

Laura Diakun

Kayla Diamond
Singer & Songwriter

Marcel Dionne
Hockey Hall of Fame

Nathan Downer

Jurgita Dronina
Principal Dancer, National Ballet of Canada

Tom Fergus
Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni

Vanessa Gadoutis
Singer, Discovery Through The Arts

Lindsay Hamilton

Pooja Handa

Cheryl Hickey
ET Canada

Patricia Jaggernauth

Kyle Nichols
Former Canadian Men’s Rugby Team Captain

Monica Paez
Singer, Discovery Through The Arts

Tringa Rexhepi
Singer, Discovery Through The Arts

Darryl Sittler
Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni

Natasha Staniszewski

Brian Stemmle
Retired, Canadian Alpine Ski Team
4-Time Olympian

Arden Zwelling

Thank You Platinum Sponsors $10,000

G. Scott & Sarah Paterson
Amie Rocket Munk & Anthony Munk

Thank You Gold Sponsors $5,000

Bijan & Soraya Amin Foundation
Philip & Linda Armstrong Foundation
Susan Drake & Michael Manley Casimir
Founders Advantage Capital Corp
Gordon & Lorraine Gibson Family Foundation
Bruce & Janet
Brad Scharfe
W. Carter Siebens
Paterson Smith Family Foundation
Thought Launch
Capital & Advisory

Thank You Champion Sponsors $2,000

Farhan Abbas
Ashlar Urban Realty
Beacon Securities
Delavaco Group
Donbow Capital Corporation
Adam & Laurie Felesky
First Republic Capital
FutureVault Inc
The Hive
Horizons Exchange Traded Funds
Jeffrey Dawson & Janice James
Steve Kaszas
Gord Love
Bruce MacKay
John McKellar
Kevin & Linda O’Leary
Ov2 Capital
Palladino Automotive Group
Paradigm Capital
Raymond James
Rotman Family Foundation
Peter Roy
Robert Spiegel & Renee Sananes
Sick Kids Foundation
Tech Mahindra
Telanet/Avaya Canada
Tinley Beverage Co.
Toronto Catholic District School Board
TSX & TSX Venture Exchange
Burstall Winder Zammit