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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Wildlife habitats have been disappearing due to a number of factors, luckily a change to protect wildlife and lakeshores is in effect. Read all about it. 

tags: Charity, Environmental Impact, Lake Erie, Lake St.Clair

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced that, as part of GivingTuesday, the organization will inspire generosity by launching a matching gift challenge from GEICO. Supporting its work to assist Coast Guard

tags: Charity, Feel Good Story

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

On Tuesday, December 1, 2020, West Marine will kick off its annual grant cycle for its nonprofit, BlueFuture. Encouraged to apply are nonprofit, community-based organizations that teach sailing, powerboating, fishing, paddling or surfing; provide boatbuilding instruction; foster aquatic sustainability and conservation practices; or

tags: Charity

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Fred Brodsky’s support to the Coast Guard Foundation stretches back a decade, and in that time, he’s made a considerable impact on Coast Guard members and families. Now, with a significant investment to launch the Red Stripe Fund, Fred will have a lasting legacy for years to come. “Every time we’ve been with

tags: Charity, History

Sunday, September 27, 2020

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today that it awarded 167 scholarships in 2020, totaling $503,000 in support. Since the program began in 1990 the Coast Guard Foundation has awarded more than $6 million

tags: Education, Awards, Charity

Saturday, September 26, 2020

The Great Lakes are massive and awe inspiring. But they are also at risk from issues like invasive species, plastic pollution, and toxic algal blooms if we do not take care of them. Boaters are deeply connected to the Great Lakes and are at the front lines of their protection. Each year, tens of thousands of volunteers and advocates

tags: Great Lakes, Charity, Environmental Impact

Saturday, September 5, 2020

Summer on the Great Lakes is beautiful, and boaters have been spending every second they can on the water. That means that summer on the Great Lakes has also been busy for the United States Coast Guard, as they work to ensure boaters remain safe. As of late July, there have been more than 1,700 search and rescue cases, 130 more than

by: Jordan Balbresky

tags: Safety, Charity, Great Lakes

Saturday, September 5, 2020

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today the 16th Annual Tribute to the United States Coast Guard from our Nation’s Capital will be held in a virtual format October 29, 2020, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

tags: Law & Politics, Awards, Charity

Thursday, August 27, 2020

2020 Reach Youth Engagement Grant Recipients Congratulations to Green Bay Sail & Paddle, Milwaukee Community Sailing Center, The Foundry Sailing Association, and the Oregon Youth Sailing Foundation for being awarded Youth Engagement Grants in 2020 from US Sailing. The Youth Engagement Grant program provides individual

tags: Education, Feel Good Story, Kids & Pets, Sailing, Awards, Charity

Saturday, August 15, 2020

2020 has seen struggles of historic proportions, especially for museums. A recent survey conducted by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) suggests up to one-third of U.S. museums may not survive the year. This chilling statistic is one of many driving factors behind the National Museum of the Great Lakes (NMGL) upcoming virtual

tags: Events, Great Lakes, History, Promotions & Giveaways, Charity, COVID-19

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