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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Nineteen companies who make marine-related merchandise have come together to raise money for those affected financially by the coronavirus pandemic. Nineteen for 19, organized by ugo wear, a maker of waterproof electronics cases, is a fundraiser to benefit Modest Needs Foundation, a nonprofit that provides emergency relief for

tags: Charity, Promotions & Giveaways

Monday, April 27, 2020

Three home-bound Mercury Racing employees are using personal 3D printers to support community efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. When Steve Wynveen, a development engineering manager at Mercury Racing, learned that Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee had posted a pattern and instructions for home sewers to

tags: Charity, COVID-19

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Chaparral Boats is excited to share that its parent company Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX), through The O. Wayne Rollins Foundation controlled and funded by Marine Products’ majority shareholder, is donating $100,000 to The Caring Place. In addition, Chaparral Boats has donated hundreds of N95 masks to local medical

tags: Charity, East Coast, Feel Good Story

Friday, April 17, 2020

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and well-being of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today it has activated its emergency response fund and tragedy assistance programs. With these two tools, the Foundation has committed to raise $1 million to support the Coast

tags: COVID-19, Charity

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Brunswick Corporation, (NYSE: BC) and many of its businesses around the world are doing their part to help those on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. The Brunswick Private Foundation recently made a $50,000 donation to the Red Cross and Brunswick employees around the world are making personal donations that will also be

tags: Charity, COVID-19, Feel Good Story

Monday, March 9, 2020

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and wellness of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that Tyler Ferreby has been awarded a full scholarship in honor of his father – the Fallen Heroes Scholarship. Tyler was just seven months old when his father, Seaman

tags: Charity, Education

Thursday, February 20, 2020

US Sailing is honored to announce a partnership with the Leukemia Cup Regatta, a series of 45 sailing events taking place throughout North America benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Through this new partnership, US Sailing aims to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s mission to cure all forms of blood

tags: Charity, Sailing

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Since 1892, Columbia Yacht Club has been known as more than just a ship on the lake, a sailing organization, or a dining room. It has been known and continues to be celebrated as the club that fosters a deep sense of pride and camaraderie among its members, officers, and staff. More than this, the Columbia Yacht Club is proud to serve

tags: Boat Club, Charity, Education, Feel Good Story, Kids & Pets, Lake Michigan, Yacht Club

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Following a devastating tragedy in 2017, the Annapolis Boat Shows launched a fundraising effort for hurricane relief called “Hands Across the Transom”. Following the destructive outcome of Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas – a known boating destination and home to many of the show’s exhibitors – Annapolis

tags: Charity, East Coast

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Evinrude and Alumacraft recently announced the donation of an Alumacraft boat powered by an Evinrude E-TEC engine to the Milwaukee Riverkeeper. The boat and engine will be used to support Milwaukee Riverkeeper’s mission to protect and restore Milwaukee’s waterways. The boat’s maiden voyage was part of Evinrude

tags: Charity, Environmental Impact, Lake Michigan

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