Elijah Mahi is a first-year student at West Valley College in San Francisco, California. Elijah was born and raised in the Galloway neighbourhood of Scarborough, Ontario. A top-rated player in his class, Elijah’s family was significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to great financial and social uncertainty for Elijah to handle at a young age.
Nana Boateng is a second-year student-athlete at Wilfrid Laurier University and a member of the men’s varsity basketball program. Nana is a Rexdale native who grew up in community housing along with his six siblings. Talented and physically gifted, Nana was identified by Canada Basketball in middle school to join their Junior Academy program.
Aleer Aleer-Leek is a third-year student-athlete at the University of Toronto and a member of the men’s varsity basketball team. Aleer was born and raised in Scarborough, Ontario, growing up in a single-parent home in the Galloway neighborhood of Scarborough.
How Bay Street Hoops is Helping Drive for Dreams March 13, 2017 The Drive for Dreams Foundation is dedicated to helping youth improve their basketball skills, teach life lessons and the importance [...]
For the third year in a row, the Bay Street Hoops tournament is proud to support two amazing beneficiaries, KidSport Ontario and the Drive for Dreams Foundation . Both are playing an important role in allowing children and youth gain access to sport. Your involvement in the BSH tournament is directly benefiting these charities are we are extremely grateful for your support.
Top 10 Things to Know About Thursday Night at BSH March 25, 2015 We are so excited to kick-off the 21st annual Bay Street Hoops tournament. Here are some important things you [...]
Bay Street Hoops supports KidSport Ontario & the Drive for Dreams foundation, both of which make sports accessible for children and youth in Toronto. Playing sports allows children to develop physically and mentally. Children ages 6 to 17 need at least 1 hour of moderate-intensity physical activity every day. They also need to engage in vigorous-intensity physical activity 3 days each week, according to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
Drive for Dreams is a non-for-profit organization which seeks to provide life-long opportunities to at risk youth, using basketball as a way to engage talented and deserving kids from Toronto and the GTA.