Gala Dinner 2020

The DeRo Foundation Awards Gala celebrated the contributions of outstanding members of the community, with all proceeds going to the DeRo Foundation initiatives supporting the growth of youth soccer, nutrition, education, and financial literacy throughout Canada and the Caribbean.


2020 Gala Dinner Highlights

Thank you to all who came out to support the Foundation. It was an amazingly successful evening, thanks to all of you!

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2020 Awards & Honours

This special night featured a segment dedicated to Honourable Community Award Recipients, which was given out to individuals in the community who have dedicated their time towards building a better future for our youth.

Awards Winners

Global
Excellence Award

Michael “Pinball” Clemons

Community
Award

Jamaal
Magloire

Leadership
Award

Michael
Thompson

Community Excellence
Award

John Anthony De Rosario
Affectionately known as Coach Tony D & Campion

Athlete Excellence
Award

Lennox Lewis

Art
Award

Director X

Woman of the
Community

Jully Black

2020 Event Details

Location

Brighton Convention & Events Centre (Map)

Schedule

6pm  Arrival & Hors D'oeuvres
7pm  Dinner & Entertainment
8pm  Honourable Community Awards
10pm  Music & Social
6pm - 10pm  Silent Auction
Open Bar

  • Soccer was transformative for me as a child. It's why I'm so passionate about ensuring as many kids as possible have the same opportunity as I did.
    Dwayne De Rosario
Gala Dinner 2020, DeRo Foundation
DeRo Foundation, Soccer, Toronto