FOLLOW OUR JOURNEY
Get a close up look as Rex Houlihan, CEO of NorthStar Express, sails over 200 miles down the Chesapeake Bay to raise money for the Skatepark in Wiarton, Canada. Our goal is to raise at least $5,000 for the Wiarton District Optimist Club. We need YOUR help!! Cap'n Rex and his motley crew, Scooter & Todd set sail on May 14th and will be sailing until the 21st!
NORTHSTAR MAKES A DIFFERENCE
You may be asking yourself why NorthStar is going to great lengths & potentially stormy seas to raise money for the Optimist Club's goal. Besides the Optimist Club being a great organization, NorthStar cares about their customers and their community outreach programs. It is a small, creative, and impactful way to support our shipping partners and give back to the community.
If you're looking for an impactful and easy way to help, check out the Optimist Club's GoFundMe account to donate for their future skatepark! The Wiarton DIstrict Optimist Club is a "friend to the youth" and believes adding a skatepark to their community is the perfect way to bring the youth together.
Donations are Tax Deductable! This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes. - See more at: http://give.org/charity-
The Optimist Club is an international volunteer organization who prides themselves on being "friends to the youth." They have over 2,500 local clubs that work hard to bring out the best in children and better their community for the future. The specific Optimist Club we are recognizing is the branch in Wiarton, Canada chosen by Caframo, which is also located in Canada. The Optimist Club holds several events for the community to get involved and celebrate the youth of the community. Their newest project is raising funds to build a skate park for the kids.