Engineering and construction company FKG Group has become the major sponsor of Aspirations4Kids in Sport (A4K), chaired by former Australian cricketer Ian Healy.
A4K assists Queensland schoolchildren who face unique challenges of hardship, disability, chronic illness and remote living issues, by providing funding and support services to improve lives through the positive influence of sport.
More than 2000 schoolchildren from have benefitted from A4K's assistance with over $1 million in funds delivered to support 23 school sports in 12 regions across the state.
Welcoming FKG Group's support, Mr Healy said sponsorship was vital in maximising their assistance.
"A4K is committed to assisting young Queenslanders to realise their sporting ambitions, regardless of where they live. Being backed by a Queensland-based company like the FKG Group will help us achieve even more, as we work to give more kids a sporting chance," he said.
FKG Group's Executive Chairman, Gary Gardner, said the company was proud to help support young sporting talent from across the state.
"Helping grow and support local communities is at the heart of everything we do," Mr Gardner said.
"As a family company with a commitment to Queensland, A4K is a natural partner with our group, particularly with our work in the education sector. We know the importance of supporting future generations and we look forward to working closely with A4K to further raise its profile and fund raising opportunities."
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