Road2Hope is proud to have other charitable organizations in our city join us for this major race weekend. By clicking on their links you will go directly to their website for information on their organization. Should you wish to donate to them you may do so through their website.
Why We Exist:
To transform the lives of inner city children, break the cycle of hopelessness, and end child poverty.
What We Do:
Within each of our core impact programs and projects, we work hard to:
- Inspire children to dream big, and to rise above their circumstances.
- Instill faith based values and teach children to do the right thing
- Provide new experiences and environments that inspire kids to unlimited possibilities
- Provide positive role models that build relationships with every child
- Build hope by celebrating the special days in a child's life such as Christmas and birthdays
- Remove barriers by providing door to door transportation to all activities
- Empower youth to be role models and provide opportunities to lead
Our dream is to impact 5,000 children each week in Hamilton by the year 2013. Our dream is to extend our reach coast to coast and establish a City Kidz™ branch or affiliate in cities found in each of Canada's 10 provinces and 3 territorries, impacting 1,000,000 children across the country.
THE JOY AND HOPE OF HAITI
The Joy & Hope of Haiti is a Hamilton based volunteer group that raises funds through events for building elementary schools in Haiti, and travels regularly to the north of Haiti, one of the worldÕs most poverty stricken countries, to help build these schools. Education gives these impoverished children hope and without education, these children will never acquire the knowledge and skills needed to escape this cycle of poverty!
EDU-DEO MINISTRIES (https://edudeo.com)
EduDeo Ministries is a Canadian, Christian, mission organization serving children in developing countries with quality education rooted in a Biblical worldview.
Our strategic approach includes enhancing organizational capacity, guiding curriculum development, training teachers, building and improving school facilities and ensuring accessibility for vulnerable children. We promote sustainable schools by partnering long-term with school associations and ministries that share our vision.
Our goal is to take the incredibly effective tool of education one extraordinary step further and combine it with the transforming message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Christ-centred education empowers children to break free from the damaging cycle of poverty and encounter the love of God at the same time. This comprehensive approach is able to make a lasting impact on entire communities.
POSSIBILITIES INTERNATIONAL (www.iam1ru.com).
GOOD SHEPHERD CENTRES (www.goodshepherdcentres.ca)
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE (www.rmhhamilton.ca)
HAMILTON CHALLENGER BASEBALL ASSOCIATION (www.hcba.on.ca)
HAMILTON HEALTH SCIENCES (www.hamiltonhealth.ca)
In support of St. Peter’s Hospital and the Regional Rehabilitation Centre which oversees all rehabilitation programs across Hamilton Health Sciences.”
St. Peter’s hospital provides inpatient, outpatient, and community-based programs and services that focus on Specialized Complex Care, Geriatrics and Rehabilitation. The rehabilitation programs support patients who have experienced an amputation, stroke, spinal cord injury or an acquired brain injury. All rehabilitation programs across Hamilton Health Sciences and the Regional Rehabilitation Centre are administered by the team at St. Peter’s Hospital. It is also home to both the Centre for Healthy Aging and the Juravinski Research Centre for Studies in Aging. Both Centres house interdisciplinary teams focused on enhancing the quality of life for seniors today and tomorrow through an extensive research program and through ambulatory clinics.
SALVATION ARMY LAWSON MINISTRIES (www.lawsonministries.org)
ST. JOSEPH'S VILLA (sjv.on.ca)
MARCH OF DIMES - JASON'S HOUSE (www.marchofdimes.ca)
CANADAIN FRIENDS OF HOPITAL ALBERT SCHWEITZER HAITI (http://cfhas.ca/)
ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS - RUN TO END POVERTY (https://r2ep.ewb.ca/)
The Run to End Poverty is a fundraising event for the National Charity Engineers Without Borders. We are a charity working to alleviate extreme poverty in rural Africa by creating systemic change. This Run to End Poverty is an initiative which raises funds for the projects that we do in Africa. It is an event based on international development, community and having a great time which raising money for a good cause!
COMPASS POINT (http://compass-point.ca/)
Our vision is to empower a less fortunate community with the means to achieve a healthy life by supporting the construction of a much needed Medical Clinic in the remote village of Gambade Haiti, where currently there is little access to primary health care. Our goal is to raise funds to work alongside Haitians to make this project a reality for a population of 20,000 people including, pregnant women, newborns, children, etc. Together with your support we can make this happen!
FAB FOUNDATION (http://www.fitactivebeautiful.ca/en-CA/home)
Established in 2009, the Fit Active Beautiful (FAB) Foundation ‘Helps Young Girls Become Strong Women' through its FAB Girls 5K Challenge Program, an innovative and empowering 12-week running program for girls in grades 6, 7 and 8. Our free programs take FAB girls through a physical journey of goal setting, helping build self-esteem and achieve their proudest moment - crossing the finish line of our signature event: the FAB 5K Community Challenge.
Our passion is helping young girls become strong women.
Our focus is reaching youth girls in lower income communities.
Our goal is to inspire youth girls to dream big, live big.
Our strategy is to build their self confidence and goal setting skills.
Our vehicle is our FAB Girls 5K Challenge Program
SCENE CHANGE (INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS) (http://scenechange.ca/)
Scene Change fuels a movement of young people who imagine and create a more just, compassionate and sustainable world. Partners and host groups include charities, schools, and community groups throughout southern Ontario. Programs provide a creative, fun and high-impact experiences that promote awareness and action. Experiential learning events include: The Global Dinner, The Global Village, and The Amazing Race for the Human Race. A leadership retreat is available for school groups and leaders are developed throughout all programs. In Hamilton this fall, Scene Change is launching a major "Eco Theatre" production that portrays the misadventures and discoveries of students trying to reduce their environmental footprint. Future programs will include a summer theatre program and advanced leadership training experiences. An investment in Scene Change is a n investment in the formation and potential of young people who want care and act for a better world.
CHANGING PEOPLE'S LIVES (http://cplives.org/)
For over 10 years, CPL Inc. (Changing People's Lives Incorporated) has provided humanitarian relief (health, education, spiritual) to the five communist countries of the world - Cuba, China, Laos, Vietnam and North Korea.
ST. JOSEPH'S HEALTHCARE HAMILTON (www.stjoesfoundation.ca/give)
For 123 years, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton has been caring for your friends, family, neighbours and loved ones. Whether you visit our Charlton, King, or West 5th Campus, you’ll always find compassionate care, informed by the latest healthcare research, and delivered in a manner consistent with the values of our founders, who believed it was an honour to serve the sick.
Funds raised through the Road2Hope Hamilton Marathon will support:
- The creation of a new mental health and medical care facility on our West 5th Campus
- Surgical care and innovation in our state-of-the-art surgical centre
- Ground-breaking research in kidney and urinary care, respirology, mental health and addiction, and more!
Every gift to St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation has the power to enhance the lives of the patients we serve. Thank you for helping us to build a healthier tomorrow.