Tag Archives: Charity

MarineMax dedicates Habitat for Humanity home to local family

For the fourth year in a row, MarineMax partners with Habitat for Humanity to present a deserving family with the keys to their new home in Pinellas Park, Florida.  "MarineMax is proud to partner for the fourth time with Habitat for Humanity," said MarineMax Director of Marketing, Abbey Heimensen. "Not only do we get the chance to change a family's life for the better, but ...

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Coast Guard Foundation partners with Wawa Foundation to fund projects

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today it has received a $20,000 donation from the Wawa Foundation to fund morale and wellness programs for the Coast Guard’s everyday heroes in Atlantic City, New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Portsmouth, Virginia; and Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida, which all ...

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West Marine awards over $100,000 in BlueFuture grants

West Marine, a boating, fishing and sailing retailer, and the founder of BlueFuture awarded over $100,000 in total grants during the 2020-2021 grant cycle to 64 community-based nonprofits across the country. BlueFuture was created by West Marine six years ago to support and encourage nonprofit organizations dedicated to getting young people out on and around the water in recreational and ...

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MarineMax Fort Myers hosts benefit for area children’s hospital

The team at MarineMax Fort Myers hosted a successful Yacht Gala in benefit of The Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida. This year they hosted the event at the Deep Lagoon Seafood and Oyster House, located on the MarineMax campus. Through generous donations, a live auction, and a silent auction they were able to raise almost $200,000 for the cause. MarineMax Fort Myers said they ...

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Mercury receives record donations for annual food drive

Mercury Marine’s annual “Fill the Boat to Cast Out Hunger” food drive to benefit the Fondy Food Pantry has raised close to $13,000 — a new record for food and cash donations. For a full week, Mercury employees in Fond du Lac participate in one of the most popular company events of the year. In 2019, Mercury employees contributed 4,811 pounds of nonperishable food ...

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Brunswick partners with United Way for students in Minnesota

Employees of Brunswick Corporation's New York Mills Operation, home of Lund and Crestliner boats, recently partnered with the United Way to host its second annual Stuff the Boat event to help local families with back to school supply needs. A new twist to this year’s event was the addition of a boat raffle which was used to raise additional funds ...

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Marine Industries Association of South Florida break ground on new habitat for humanity build

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) board members, sponsors, and staff were on hand to break ground for the third time on a new Habit for Humanity home build, this time at A Rick Case Habitat Community in Pompano Beach.  MIASF member companies, High Seas Yacht Service, Boat Owners Warehouse, Frank & Jimmie’s Propeller, Neptune Boat Lifts, Ward’s ...

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Walking the charitable walk

It’s no secret that corporate responsibility and community support are main core values here at IGY Marinas. However, it doesn’t matter how much you talk about giving back to your community, if you don’t actually follow through with your promises. The easiest way to do that would be to just write a check and call it a day. But not ...

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