Blue Jays past & present hit the links in support of Jays Care Foundation

21st Annual Jays Care Golf Classic raises $850,000 for Canadian children and youth

On Monday, June 20thTORONTO BLUE JAYS alumni, players and special guests teamed up to go 'Beyond the Ballpark' at RattleSnake Point Golf Club for the 21ST ANNUAL JAYS CARE GOLF CLASSIC, presented by Samsung, Cisco, Ericsson, Rogers and Huawei.

This sold-out event, emceed by SPORTSNET'S Buck Martinez, delivered a unique Blue Jays experience and celebration of the Blue Jays' 40th season for philanthropic and charitable donors. 75 foursomes enjoyed a round of golf, lunch, cocktail reception, dinner and the opportunity to win exclusive auction packages.

The more than $850,000 raised will help Jays Care Foundation use baseball to bridge the opportunity gap for children and youth across Canada. Jays Care Foundation has committed to investing over $5.2 million across Canada in 2016 in order to positively impact over 65,000 Canadian kids.  

The 21st Annual Jays Care Golf Classic would not be possible without the generous support of our event sponsors including: Samsung, Cisco, Ericsson, Rogers, Huawei, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg, Hitron, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Sportsnet, TD, Aramark, Casa Systems, Citibank, Facebook, Fasken Martineau, GFL, LG, LinkedIn, Qualcomm Technologies, Scotiabank, SunLife Financial, Urbacon, ZTE, VTech, New Era, E.&J. Gallo Winery, Coca-Cola, Labatt, Bacardi, Honda, ClubLink, WestJet and Genband. 

About Jays Care Foundation

Used intentionally, baseball has the power to create lasting social change for children and youth. That's why we help kids get involved in the game, build safe spaces in which they can play and support organizations dedicated to improving the lives of all Canadian kids.

Jays Care Foundation has been awarded the Steve Patterson Award for Excellence in Sports Philanthropy (2014), the Beyond Sport Sports Team of the Year Award (2013) and the MLB Commissioner's Award for Philanthropic Excellence (2012).

For more information, visit www.jayscare.com, follow @JaysCare on Twitter, 'like' Jays Care on Facebook, or call (416) 341-1456.