We have rounded up a list of boating and fishing charities that need your support. Help increase awareness and participation for your favorite activities while helping others!
C.A.S.T. for Kids
The C.A.S.T. “Catch A Special Thrill” for Kids Event was designed to create an adaptive environment where children, ages 5-18, and adults could both benefit, sharing a day of fun on the water that they may not otherwise have the opportunity to experience.
The Fishing Kids Program was established in 1996 and is built around the slogan “Getting more kids fishing, more often”. Events are designed to create and provide more fishing opportunities for urban youth, ages 5-14.
Hands Across the Sea
A non-profit founded and operated by sailors that provides much-needed books and literacy resources to over 55,000 kids across the Eastern Caribbean.
Heart of Sailing
Special needs adults & children have the opportunity to try sailing and, based upon their abilities, serve as a crew member. They also get the chance to take the helm and pilot the boat, which provides them with a greater understanding of the principles of sailing.
Heroes on the Water
Heroes on the Water helps injured service members with their physical and mental recovery using the therapeutic qualities of fishing from kayaks.
Project Healing Waters
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and veterans through fly fishing and fly tying education and outings.
Rocking the Boat
Students work together to build wooden boats, learn to row and sail, and restore local urban waterways, revitalizing their community while creating better lives for themselves.
Shake-A-Leg Miami is a water sports community center for one and all. Their specialty is working with adults and children with physical, developmental and economic challenges.
Take a Kid Fishing
The Take-A-Kid Fishing Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports disadvantaged youth and children with special needs throughout Eastern North Carolina.
Take a Warrior Fishing
The Take a Warrior Fishing program was established in 2011 and events are designed to support military personnel and their families, specifically targeting persons assigned to Warrior Transition Commands, by creating an adaptive, community-based outdoor recreation experience through the sport of fishing.