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Mission: Enhancing lives by providing boating opportunities and marine related activities for people with disabilities, life threatening illnesses, youth at risk and others with special needs.

Results: Since incorporation in March 2006, FWF has served well over 6000 individuals between the two south coasts of Florida. Accomplished by 99% volunteer efforts and one part time paid employee. Making smiles and memories that last a lifetime and building a family of belonging, caring and sharing!

Geographic areas served: South Florida

Programs: FWF Weller Day Boat Outings - Private and Commercial boat owners donate their time and vessels to provide an outing for FWF participants; Adaptive Sailing in Naples, Florida, in partnership with Collier County Parks and Recreation, teaching people with disabilities how to sail as independently as possible for each individual. Fishing outings and fun tournaments for FWF participants. Special events: Sailing Regattas, Boat Parade Parties; Fishing Tournaments for FWF participants

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Rating: 5

I would personally like to thank Freedom Waters Foundation... They recently invited my family on a day of deep sea fishing with Captain Bill Wilson and Debby Fenkle..."WE HAD A BLAST". tHIS IS a wonderful foundation that helps childrens with all circumstances, and I am truly thankful to have been apart of it. Sincerely Denise, Shawn, Cody and Dillon Simmons

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dfrenkel 12/16/2012

Thank you, Denise. It was a pleasure being with your whole family too. Look forward to seeing you again soon. :-)