Thursday, December 22, 2016

Urban Angel Golf Classic Raises $1 Million for 10th Consecutive Year


Romeo DiBattista, Jr. has been serving as the president and chief executive officer of The Recycling Depot (Maple), Inc. in Vaughan, Canada, where he has been affiliated with since 2010. His main responsibilities include overseeing daily operations, managing managers, and developing business. An active philanthropist, Romeo DiBattista, Jr. supports the St. Michael's Foundation.

St. Michael's Hospital Foundation is a registered Canadian charitable foundation focused on helping gather enough financial resources for the research, education, and caring efforts of St. Michael's Hospital. The foundation is able to do this by organizing several fundraising activities every year.

One of the foundation's signature events is the Urban Angel Golf Classic. This annual event, now in its 29th year, has been a very lucrative event for the foundation. For the past 10 consecutive years, the foundation has been able to raise at least $1 million annually. This 2016, the event was to raise $1,050,000 thanks to the generosity of its sponsors.

This year's event was headed by co-chairs Mike Thompson and John Manning and was supported by global brands including as MasterCard, Global News, and Honeywell.