As a volunteer led, non-profit organization FAB relies primarily on fundraising to
support the cost of running our programs and training FAB girls. We are sincerely
grateful for the generous sponsorships that help more FAB girls reach their goals,
build self-esteem and achieve their proudest moment - crossing the finish line.
Sharon Carolan is proud to be involved with FAB and its wonderful work with helping youth girls build a foundation
from which they can become happy, strong and independent women. As an active runner, having completed several marathons including Boston, New York City and Toronto, Sharon relates to the positive influence running has on her
In 1986, Sharon opened Parkview Children's Centre engaging her education in art and design combined with child studies. When the Centre became a non-profit organization two years later, she became the executive director reporting to the board of directors.
Within twenty years, Sharon’s active involvement in advocating for better early education led Parkview to expand
to three locations, providing services to more than 300 families.
Since 2007, Sharon has been an award-winning real estate sales representative at Royal LePage Burloak Real Estate
More than sixty years ago, dedicated and visionary members of the Kiwanis Club of Hamilton East recognized the need for quality programs and recreation opportunities for children and youth and opened Hamilton's very first Boys and Girls Club in the northeast end of the city. Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton now draws more than 4,000 children and youth from across the city and operates in multiple locations to better meet the needs of families in
Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton has grown into one of the region's most established and effective youth
serving organizations and looks forward to continuing to enhance its capacity to serve the community and
meet neighbourhood needs. We are proud of our history of leveling the playing field and providing opportunities
for children and youth to reach their full potential in life, by supporting their healthy physical, educational, and social development.
For more than 25 years, Hynek Financial has been and industry leader providing more than 800 small businesses with
group and employee insurance benefits. As independent advisors who provide comprehensive benefits from the industry’s
leading insurance companies, they provide piece of mind for a stable financial future to families and businesses.
This location is sponsored by a private donor.
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The Runner's Den provides a generous discount on quality running shoes, enabling us to provide a new pair of running shoes to each FAB girl who participates in the FAB Girls 5K Challenge Program. They also provide a generous discount on the entry fee for FAB Girls to participate in the annual Road2Hope Marathon 5K run.
Gaski Performance Group provides FAB coaches with customized professional training and development including, goal-setting fundamentals; advanced coaching; conflict resolution; and inspiring and motivating fundamentals. This partnership is instrumental in our ability to train women to become proficient in the coaching of both physical and life skills, and ultimately allows us to more effectively inspire youth girls in our program to reach their full potential.
Pocket Press generously provides professional printing products and services for all of our special event needs. A commercial printer offering complete services from concept to full colour process, Pocket Press has been processing print requirements all over the world for more than 30 years. Their quality printed product is carefully constructed by people who care about what they do.
Fine Lines Signs generously provides professional signs and services for our special event needs.
The City of Hamilton provides space at its community centres to run many of the FAB Girls 5K Challenge Programs.
The Eva Rothwell Centre graciously donates space for our program, coach training and various committee meetings throughout the year. The Eva Rothwell Resource Centre provides programs and services that engage the community in reaching their full potential. Located in a hidden gem community, the Centre is a hub of activity, working to eliminate barriers to encourage everyone to be involved in their community.
Become a Friend of FAB Sponsor.
Thank you to the following individuals for sponsoring* a FAB Girl.
Each $150 donation supports the cost of one FAB Girl who participates in the FAB Girls 5K Challenge Program. FAB Girls receive a FAB t-shirt and water bottle, goal-setting journal, new pair of running shoes, and transportation and entry fees to races.
Max Cohen, Barristers & Solicitors (3 FAB Girls)
* The FAB Foundation is grateful for every donation we receive. Individuals who sponsor a FAB Girl for $150 or more are recognized on our website.
Thank you to the following individuals for sponsoring* a FAB Girl's running shoes.
Each $75 donation supports the cost of a new pair of running shoes for one FAB Girl who participates in the FAB Girls 5K Challenge Program.
Hamilton Health Sciences, Public Relations staff
* The FAB Foundation is grateful for every donation we receive. Individuals who sponsor a FAB Girls' running shoes for $75 or more are recognized on our website.