Fish For a Cure Powers Into 11th Year
On our 11th Anniversary, Fish For a Cure (F4AC) will continue our efforts to raise a boat load of money in 2017!
Following our 2016 tournament, F4AC made a donation of $350,000 for direct patient support at Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute. That takes our cumulative donations to AAMC over $1,350,000. With 10 years of successful fundraising, fishing tournaments and Shore Parties, the organization is continuing our partnership with Eastport Yacht Club (EYC, a partner that will enable our organization to maintain its growth and continue to make significant contributions to AAMC. Together, F4AC and EYC signed a 1 million dollar pledge in 2016.
F4AC’s donations are critical in supporting programs such as Nurse Navigators, nutrition and social work positions. These programs provide direct support, hope and peace of mind to cancer patients and their families during and after treatment. Without F4AC’s yearly donations, AAMC would likely not be able to provide many of these vital services to patients.
The fundraising focus and core values of Fish For a Cure remain the same, EYC will host the weigh-in and the ever popular Shore Party. EYC members and two-time F4AC Captain’s Challenge winners Jeff and Sharon Borland deeply understand F4AC, the couple was thrilled to initiate this special partnership. Together, F4AC & EYC will continue to raise funds - and awareness - for their cause and their community.
The Fish For a Cure 2017 fishing tournament and Shore Party will be held on Saturday November 4th. The tournament will be take place in and around the Chesapeake Bay, the weigh-in and Shore Party will be held at the Eastport Yacht Club.