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Café 1505 in Mequon has been an amazing partner with Girls on the Run of Greater Milwaukee by annually hosting our biggest fundraiser of the year. They offer their beautiful location up to us and our guests along with amazing food, wine and service. Our guests can enjoy a wonderful evening of fine wine, appetizers, auction items and fun while hearing “our GOTR story”.
A full service marketing communications firm, Boelter + Lincoln has been an amazing partner with Girls on the Run of Milwaukee, helping us to portray the professional image necessary to continue to serve as many girls as we can. From designing our 5k materials, program registration forms, advertisements to creating amazing videos for us, Boelter+Lincoln is the creative partner we need.
The Badgerland Striders are Wisconsin's oldest and largest running club. They have been running since October 1st, 1959 and their membership, which is a FAMILY membership, contains over 1400 running individuals and families. The club's primary purpose is the promotion and encouragement of running as a sport and as a means of healthy exercise.
Olshan Properties, one of the country’s leading private owners, developers and managers of commercial real estate today is happy to support, Girls on the Run, Milwaukee Chapter (“GOTR”) and has signed GOTR on as a new tenant at Bayshore Town Center.
Olshan Properties has a long history of service-based giving and in addition to working with independent not-for-profits, reaches the wider communities in which it operates through a portfolio-wide program known as Olshan Outreach. “We are delighted the local chapter of Girls on the Run has selected Bayshore Town Center as their base of operations in Milwaukee and look forward to partnering with this dynamic and fresh not-for-profit on upcoming events, in particular, hosting their inspirational 5K run,” said Andrea Olshan, CEO of Olshan Properties.
A company that annually sponsors our 16th Street Community Center site and allows for 15 girls a year to experience the GOTR program, get amazing coaching and so much more. They are to be commended for offering local sponsorship to an area of Milwaukee that is in much need of as many positive youth development programs as possible.
As a broad-based business law firm, Michael Best offers the experience needed to handle a complete range of legal matters. The firm’s clients range from one person start-ups to Fortune 500 companies across numerous industries. Whether working one-on-one with a client or as a team, Michael Best attorneys build lasting relationships with clients. In addition to our commitment to our clients, we are also committed to making the communities in which we live and work better places. Through board membership, committee participation, volunteer and sponsorship activity, the firm proudly supports a wide variety of community organizations, including Girls on the Run. Visit michaelbest.com for more information.
The Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital in Franklin, Wisconsin, is the premier destination for orthopedic care in the Midwest. Together, our physicians have performed the most orthopedic surgeries in Wisconsin - all delivered by accomplished orthopedic professionals with the latest technology at their disposal.
We are committed to supporting individuals in their sports or performance activities, and returning them to those activities following an injury. Our sports medicine physicians and surgeons are fellowship trained and board certified in orthopedic surgery, with additional subspecialty certification in orthopedic sports medicine. This added expertise, along with practices that focus on sports medicine, make the MOSH Sports Medicine Program one of the best in Southeastern Wisconsin.
We also offer specialized sports nutrition and sports psychology services to help optimize your athletic performance. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a serious competitive athlete, we can help you keep your competitive edge.
Girls on the Run International is proud to partner with Athleta, Cigna, FOX Sports Supports, Gamma Phi Beta, SmartWool and ASICS as we work to deliver our life-changing program to more than 179,000 girls each year. These companies are vital to advancing our mission and provide financial, in-kind and volunteer support while leveraging their brand's assets to raise awareness about the program across North America.
Athleta is the exclusive national athletic women's apparel sponsor of Girls on the Run. Our organizations’ values are well aligned as we are each committed to inspiring girls and women everywhere to achieve their limitless potential. These shared ideals initially brought many members of the Athleta team to Girls on the Run of Sonoma County, California as volunteer coaches, running buddies and board members. It is through their heartfelt commitment to the program that the company sought to partner with Girls on the Run at the national level.
Athleta has been the premier fitness apparel brand exclusively for women since 1998. With female athletes as its designers, Athleta creates versatile and fashionable performance and lifestyle apparel for the fitness-minded woman who lives life on the go. Offering products that move with her throughout the day, Athleta strives to help her look as amazing as she feels. Athleta offers apparel and gear for a range of activities from yoga and spin to strength training and run as well as seasonal sports, including ski and tennis. Athleta apparel is sold in retail stores across the country and online at www.athleta.com.
Cigna is proud to be the exclusive health care sponsor of Girls on the Run. The company’s mission is to help people improve their health, well-being and sense of security, and child wellness is a key part of that mission. Girls on the Run was named the first recipient of the Cigna Foundation’s World of Difference Grants, a program that awards funding to nonprofits that are committed to improving health equity in the area's of children’s wellness, senior care and women’s health. The grant has enabled Girls on the Run to increase the number of participants in the program throughout the United States and potentially expand the program internationally. With support from Cigna, Girls on the Run will also distribute more than 200 scholarships to girls at schools across the country allowing them to participate in the program and the celebratory 5K runs.
A global health service company headquartered in Bloomfield, Conn., Cigna has 35,000 employees worldwide, many of whom volunteer with Girls on the Run. To learn more about Cigna, including links to follow the company on Facebook and Twitter, visit www.cigna.com.
FOX Sports Supports is a program of FOX Sports dedicated to serving the nonprofit community. They understand that with great success comes great recognition and even greater responsibility. Giving back is not only important to the program but to its employees. In 2016 FOX Sports Supports will dedicate time, money and resources to Girls on the Run through a variety of support including PSA’s, in game graphics, event activations, talent involvement and more.
Gamma Phi Beta Sorority is the exclusive National Panhellenic Conference Girls on the Run National Sponsor. Our philanthropic focus, Building Strong Girls, gives girls the confidence to dream big. We inspire the female leaders of tomorrow. For nearly a century, Gamma Phi Beta has committed to improving the lives of young girls by not only building stronger girls but stronger communities through them. As a National Sponsor, Gamma Phi Beta Sorority provides support to Girls on the Run through financial contributions at the local and international level and hands-on local support from our extensive and passionate membership throughout the U.S. and Canada..
The Sorority’s mission is to inspire the highest type of womanhood. Headquartered in Centennial, Colorado, the Sorority has chartered more than 180 collegiate chapters across the United States and Canada, and has more than 195,000 collegiate and alumnae members worldwide.
SmartWool is a National 5k Partner and the official sock of the Girls on the Run 5k Series. Based in Steamboat Springs, CO, SmartWool is an apparel brand whose products are inspired by living and playing in the mountains. SmartWool upholds strong values around high performance products, conscience business ethics and affecting a positive change in the world through volunteer service and their SmartWool Advocacy Fund. They believe that the future of the planet rests on healthy, active kids. That’s why their Advocacy Fund supports Girls on the Run and other organizations committed to getting kids outside through responsible recreational opportunities.
When word got out that there was a group of young girls running around the nation together, challenging themselves every week to grow stronger as athletes and as people, and approaching their goals with focus, passion and grace, there was no question: ASICS had to hop on their path and run right alongside them.
ASICS was founded on the humble idea that sports have the power to transform lives and bring communities together through the universal language of movement. Nearly sixty years later, the synergies between this fundamental company vision and the mission of Girls On the Run has inspired ASICS to become the exclusive National Footwear Sponsor for the organization. By offering footwear, hosting local chapter events and providing on-going financial contributions to the program, ASICS is thrilled support their lifetime journey toward a happier, healthier and more balanced life through running.
ASICS is a leading performance and fitness lifestyle brand, offering footwear, apparel and accessories built for an active and healthy lifestyle. Comprised of a passionate team of innovators, designers, athletes and adventurers, ASICS strives to create stylish and versatile products that inspire enjoyment in every possible active pursuit, from running and training, to yoga and adventure-seeking. ASICS products are available globally in select retail locations and online at asics.com.