BENEFITING: URBANPROMISE INTERNATIONAL INC
EVENT: Paddle for Promise
EVENT DATE: Jun 30, 2017
Jim Cummings wrote -
On June 30 and July 1, founders Bruce Main and Jim Cummings will be joined by UrbanPromise International and UrbanTrekkers staff and supporters to paddle 45-foot OC6 outrigger canoes down the Delaware River to ensure that children and youth across the globe have access to safe, nurturing spaces, and exciting eduational opportunities. Funding for UrbanPromise International (UPI) supports kids in Malawi and Uganda, ensuring they will have the opportunity to attend summer camp. Funding for UrbanTrekkers supports experiential learning for Camden 120+ youth each year.The 50-mile paddle starts in Trenton, NJ and spans for two days, with a finish in Wilmington, DE. The Philadelphia Outrigger Canoe Club, Philadelphia Dragon Boat Association, Philly Police Boat Team, and Philadelphia Flying Phoenix Dragon Boat Team will partner with UrbanPromise to provide boats and expertise for the event.