THE GOAL: Receive $15,000
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“It gave us a bright spot. It gave us some power. It gave us some healing.”
Watch Bob’s Story and learn more about the impact Healing Winds has on the lives of those being challenged by cancer.
In loving memory of Bob Smith. Fair Winds and Following Seas, Bob.
MEET STORM RUSHFORD, Now 17
(WCAX News Story credit: Jack Fitzsimmons)
“I’m just gonna…finish up treatment and hopefully go to college and just live a normal life which is pretty nice after all I’ve been through.” Healing Winds VT Sail Nominee, Storm Rushford.
“It was Leukemia. All of a sudden, Rushford went from limitless potential to a prolonged battle for his life.
‘I had strokes, I had kidney stones. I had pneumonia that almost put me away,’ Storm said.
This is one of many stories of our nominees – the courage and strength it requires to be faced with cancer. Our mission is to help ease this struggle our nominees face, to provide “a day without cancer” through the therapeutic effects of sailing. Nominees and their loved ones have the opportunity to create lasting memories of a beautiful day out on the water and in nature’s elements.
GIVE TODAY to ensure we can continue to make a difference on sail at a time.