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 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 Vision: To restore hope to 100,000 Canadian children each week, by the year 2040.
Every Saturday over 1300 children between the ages of three to twelve, are bused in from Hamilton, to experience a dynamic 90 minute life-changing program. Each week over 2300 children receive home visits by a member of our volunteer visitation staff. Visitations provide an opportunity for each volunteer to role model positive behavior and also to provide any support the children and family may need, whether physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual.
The Joy and Hope of Haiti is comprised of a group of individuals who volunteer their time and energy to help the children and people of Haiti.
The Haiti Projects run under The Joy and Hope of Haiti are blessed by our many generous workers, all of whom give of their time, talents and energy voluntarily. No one is paid; everyone who travels to Haiti as part of a work team pays his/her own way - and because of this, there are no administration costs. That means that every donation of goods or money made to the Haiti Project truly finds its way to the people we want to help - the Haitians.
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 community.
PREGNANCY SUPPORT SERVICES OF HAMILTON (www.preghamilton.ca)
The Pregnancy Support Services of Hamilton offers hope, compassion and information to women and their partners dealing with an unplanned pregnancy and the decisions surrounding pregnancy. Our goal is to support the woman in her decision making and all along her journey in a caring and non-judgmental manner. We offer free pregnancy tests, information on options, community referrals, and post abortion support. In addition we have maternity and children’s clothing 0-2 years. All of our services are free. You may find out more about us by visiting our website at preghamilton.ca.
CANADIAN FRIENDS OF HOPITAL ALBERT SCHWEITZER HAITI (www.cfhas.ca)
Walk, Run, or Cheer us on...
Canadian Friends of Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti (CFHAS) is a registered Canadian charity that works with Hôpital Albert Schweitzer to deliver maternal and child health care throughout the Artibonite Valley in Haiti. Through our friendraising and fundraising programs, we proudly provide Canadians with a genuine opportunity to improve the lives of very needy Haitian mothers and children. All donations, big and small, are much needed and are gratefully received. To learn more about CFHAS and to request a copy of our newsletters, please visit our website at www.cfhas.ca
PLEASE JOIN US IN BRINGING HEALTH AND HOPE TO THE PEOPLE OF THE ARTIBONITE VALLEY IN HAITI.
AUTISM DOG SERVICES (www.autismdogservices.ca)
Mission - Fostering the integration of children with autism by training, placing and supporting dogs that offer safety, companionship and independence.
About Us - Autism Dog Services Inc. (ADS) provides service dogs to children in between the ages of 3 and 18 with autism and related disorders in Central and Southwestern Ontario. All interested applicants have the right to be considered to receive a service dog. ADS was founded in 2007 by Wade Beattie, a pioneer in the autism service dog field. ADS prides itself in providing in-home customized training to all clients.
YWCA HAMILTON (www.ywcahamilton.ca )
Help change the lives of breast cancer survivors in our community!
ywcaencore is a free 8-week exercise program designed specifically for women who have experienced mastectomy, lumpectomy or breast reconstruction at any stage of their lives. ywcaencore helps women with the after-effects of breast cancer surgery and treatment, helping to restore strength, mobility and flexibility, confidence and general well-being. ywcaencore is MORE than an exercise program. The sessions are also an opportunity for women to share their experiences in a safe and supportive environment and connect with other women in their local area who understand what it is like to experience breast cancer.
SAVE THE MOTHERS (www.savethemothers.org)
Save the Mothers is an international organization that equips professionals (from a wide array of disciplines) in developing countries to improve the health of mothers and babies. Through their specific vocations, graduates of our Master in Public Health Leadership program become influencers for positive societal change, working to overcome preventable maternal death.
POSSIBILITIES INTERNATIONAL (www.iam1ru.com)
We believe that we can do far more together than we ever could alone. Everyday people helping….helping people everyday….especially in the corners.
We presently work in the countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, Ghana, and Kyrgyzstan. We lead humanitarian aid teams to these countries and others. Check us out at www.iam1ru.com.
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE (www.rmhhamilton.ca)
At Ronald McDonald House Hamilton (RMHH) we provide an emotionally supportive, comfortable and affordable “home away from home” for families of children who are seriously ill and being treated at McMaster Children’s Hospital and other Hamilton area hospitals.
HAMILTON HEALTH SCIENCES FOUNDATION (www.hamiltonhealth.ca)
Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation is a registered charitable organization which includes Hamilton General Hospital Foundation, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation, McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation, St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation and all of their associated programs. Through the generosity of our donors, we fund capital redevelopment projects, purchase medical equipment and technology, and invest in research and education. Our mission is to raise funds and manage donor gifts to support outstanding clinical care and research for the communities served by Hamilton Health Sciences; our goal is Health Care, Transformed.
Hamilton General Hospital Foundation as part of Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation is a registered charitable organization focused on raising funds to support capital redevelopment projects, purchase medical equipment and invest in research and education to enable quality care for patients throughout south-central Ontario who rely on the specialized cardiovascular, stroke, neuroscience, burn and trauma care offered at Hamilton General Hospital. Our goal is Health Care, Transformed.
Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation as part of Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation is a registered charitable organization focused on raising funds to support capital redevelopment projects, purchase medical equipment and invest in research and education to enable quality care for patients throughout south-central Ontario who rely on the specialized cancer and orthopedic care offered at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre. Our goal is Health Care, Transformed.
McMaster Children's Hospital Foundation as part of Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation is a registered charitable organization focused on raising funds to support capital redevelopment projects, purchase medical equipment and invest in research and education to enable quality care for children and adult patients throughout south-central Ontario who rely on the specialized pediatric, obstetrical and ambulatory care offered at McMaster Children's Hospital and McMaster University Medical Centre. Our goal is Health Care, Transformed.
St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation as part of Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation is a registered charitable organization focused on raising funds to support capital redevelopment projects, purchase medical equipment and invest in research and education to enable quality care for patients throughout south-central Ontario who rely on the specialized complex, geriatric, rehabilitation and palliative care offered at St. Peter’s Hospital and the Regional Rehabilitation Centre. Our goal is Health Care, Transformed.
SALVATION ARMY LAWSON MINISTRIES (www.lawsonministries.org)
The Salvation Army Lawson Ministries is a community-based, residential support program designed to support adults with dual diagnosis including developmental disabilities and psychiatric issues. Our programs include supported independent living, shared group living, apartment programs, and an individualized day program called STRIVE. We also support a few individuals in an outreach capacity who live independently in their own apartments. The majority of our programs are located in West Hamilton. The Salvation Army Lawson Ministries Hamilton is committed to establishing a network of people who strive to provide support to families through both residential and day program services for people with developmental disabilities by establishing and maintaining a supportive and caring environment.
GALCOM INTERNATIONAL (www.galcom.org)
Our mission is to multiply missionary impact through audio technology. Our strategy is to provide durable technical equipment for comunictiong the Gospel worldwide.
- GALcom International — In Hebrew the word ‘gal’ means ‘commit’.
- GalCOM International — A short form for ‘communication’ is ‘com’.
- Galcom INTERNATIONAL — ‘International’ means ‘worldwide’.
So, the name ‘Galcom International’ is an indication of our commitment to communicating the Gospel worldwide.
HAMILTON CHALLENGER BASEBALL ASSOCIATION (www.hcba.on.ca)
Challenger Baseball is a sport for players with special needs. Participation in our league can provide players the opportunity to develop and / or improve endurance, coordination and skills, such as sportsmanship and fair-play, at recreational or competitive levels of involvement. Individuals develop a sense of belonging, lasting friendships are built and strengthened and the level of fun and enjoyment of life is enhanced.
The main activity of the association involves junior and senior level teams playing inter-league or house-league games at local community baseball parks in the Greater Hamilton area. Buddies may assist players during the game, however, the priority of the buddies is to encourage the player to participate to the maximum of their ability. Baseball rules are adapted as required to match players’ abilities so that participation and teamwork are emphasized.
ST. JOSEPH'S VILLA (www.sjv.on.ca)
We provide specialized care and services for each of our 370 long term care residents as well as a wide range of programs and services to others who are most at need in our community. These community seniors attend one or more of our many outreach programs including: the seniors` day program; respite care (8 beds); therapeutic warm water exercise program, S.I.M Gym (Seniors in Motion) fitness program; and many clinics – audiology, podiatry, massage therapy, ENT, etc. The Villa recently transitioned the 41 Assess and Restore beds to a Convalescent Care unit that rehabilitates patients home within a 45 to 90 day period. The Villa is a non-profit charitable organization that voluntarily submits to external third party review by Accreditation Canada and we recently attained ”Accreditation with Commendation” until 2018.