SickKids and Giants of Africa Host 3rd Annual Giant of Africa Event in Honour of Nelson Mandela


The Giant of Africa event has become a staple for Giants of Africa as one of our largest and most intricate events with special guest panels and performances all taking place before a Toronto Raptors game, which guest are invited to attend.

In previous years, guests have included the likes of Magic Johnson, Dikembe Mutombo, Didier Drogba, Winnie Harlow, Jully Black, Adam Silver, Isiah Thomas and more. For our 2016 celebration, Giants of Africa has teamed with SickKids hospital to host our special event in support of both foundations and the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hosptial.

Ujiri will honour his hero Nelson Mandela on Monday December 5.  To commemorate the third anniversary of Mandela’s passing, ‘The Giant of Africa’ will be an intimate reception to celebrate the life of the late former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner. Proceeds from the event will support Sick Kids Hospital, the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital and Ujiri’s not-for-profit organization, Giants of Africa.