Angelo Paletta named the Burlington Foundation Distinguished Philanthropist for 2019.

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May 15th, 2019



Each year the Burlington Foundation chooses a person, sometimes a couple to be named as the Distinguished Philanthropist for the year.

Angelo PaletteThe 2019 Distinguished Philanthropist will be Angelo Paletta described as a prominent business leader and generous philanthropist.

Angelo is the face of Paletta International. He has called Burlington home since 1964, and over those many years has contributed significantly to the growth and development of the city. “Angelo’s commitment to making our community a better place to live for everyone is always at the heart of his philanthropic endeavors,” says Colleen Mulholland, President and CEO, Burlington Foundation.


Angelo Paletta with Colleen Mulholland, President of the Burlington Foundation.

“Angelo, who has supported our foundation for many years consistently demonstrating a passionate and generous commitment to many charitable needs and causes. We are truly delighted to honour and celebrate his legacy of giving and social impact.”

Angelo will be honoured at Burlington Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Celebration being held on the evening of Thursday, October 24, 2019.

The award is presented by Canada Life.

In 2013 Angelo was the Patron for the Burlington Community Foundation annual fund-raiser.  Watching him work a room is a pure delight.

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Angelo as Patron of the 2013 Fund Raiser for what was ten the Burlington Community Foundation.

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