Become a Volunteer
Only a small part of the Sails for Sustenance mission is accomplished here at our HQ in Miami. Our activities are carried out by volunteers all over the US. Even if you don’t have an old sail to donate, we need your, your sailing team’s, or your yacht club’s help to get unused sails onto fishing boats in Haiti. Below are some ways you can get involved. Don’t hesitate to contact us by phone or e-mail.
Collect Sails at a Regatta
Set up a table at a local regatta. We will help you spread the word among regatta participants in advance of the event.
Host a box at your yacht club or sail loft where sails can be dropped off. A local SFS volunteer will periodically collect the donated sails from your box.
Do you have extra space in your garage, basement, barn, or warehouse? We might need your help to store sails collected in your area until arrangements can be made to transport them to Miami for processing before they are distributed to the fishermen of Haiti.
Your Sails In Action
Watch more videos on our YouTube Channel to see how your contributions make a difference.
Contributions, both in-kind and monetary, are tax-deductible. All funds raised are used to transport sails to Haiti, or to send SFS representatives to Haiti to assess the impact of donated sails and to expand our reach by forming partnerships with trusted organizations that operate in Haiti every day. We make our 501(c)(3) documentation available for your convenience.
Where Your Sails Go
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