RCM&D Regatta 2016

Regatta Logo23rd Annual Regatta
September 30, 2016
Downtown Sailing Center  |  Baltimore Museum of Industry

The annual RCM&D Regatta is a different kind of fundraiser focused on Sailing with a Purpose. Each year, we invite non-profit organizations located in the mid-Atlantic area to apply as beneficiaries. This year, RCM&D has set a fundraising goal of $85,000 to support four organizations that each strive to enrich the lives of children and families in need. Learn about sponsorship opportunities.

Meet the 2016 RCM&D Regatta Beneficiaries

Children's Home Society of Virginia  |  chsva.org

Children's Home Society of Virginia (CHS) was founded in 1900 with a mission to build strong, permanent families and lifelong relationships for Virginia's at-risk children.

The Possibilities Project

Funds from the Regatta will benefit the Possibilities Project (TPP), a transformational program Children's Home Society of Virginia was founded in 1900 with a mission to build strong, permanent families and lifelong relationships for Virginia's at-risk children. providing critical life supports to former foster youth who “aged out” of the system without being adopted. TPP is a collaboration between CHS and the Better Housing Coalition that provides safe housing and trauma-informed counseling services in addition to assistance with educational options, vocational training, job placement, life skills, and mentoring to empower these youth to reach their potential and become independent and engaged members of our community.

Mosaic Community Services, Inc.  |  mosaicinc.org

Mosaic Community Services, Inc. is Maryland's largest and most comprehensive provider of community behavioral healthcare services.

Client Emergency Fund

Mosaic Community Services’ off-site counseling program provides intensive behavioral health services for 200 children, adolescents and young adults who are designated as the most high-risk and complex. Proceeds from the Regatta will be used to create a client emergency fund to provide school supplies, shoes and clothing, groceries, transportation funds, medical and prescription co-pays, and other critical resources for this group.

St. Elizabeth School  |  stelizabeth-school.org

St. Elizabeth School is a special-needs school for children ages six through 21 who are challenged with disabilities such as Autism, Down Syndrome, Fragile X, and Traumatic Brain Injury.

Playground and Therapy Room Capital Project

Regatta funds will go towards the Playground and Therapy Room Capital Project which aims to build a safe, sensory-friendly, and accessible indoor playground and therapy room. An indoor, climate controlled playground will allow students to engage in healthy physical activity all year-round, while a new therapy room will provide much-needed space for physical, occupational and speech-language pathology therapy sessions.

Umar Boxing Program, Inc.  |  nohooksbeforebooks.org

Umar Boxing Program, Inc. serves at-risk youth in Baltimore City by providing after-school and summer programs in a positive and safe environment.

No Hooks Before Books

Umar Boxing's No Hooks Before Books program attracts hard-to-reach children and emphasizes the importance of school performance. The program is geared toward improving academic, social and athletic skills and works to prepare the community youth for future roles as productive citizens. The Regatta will directly benefit the program by providing funds for overhead costs, learning supplies, athletic equipment, and travel.

Please consider making a contribution as we work towards our fundraising goal of $85,000. All funds raised will directly benefit these charities and their continuing efforts to make a difference in our communities.

Learn about sponsorship opportunities.

If you have any questions, please contact Katie Caple at kcaple@rcmd.com or 410.427.6430.