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Review for Community Boating, Inc., Boston, MA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

True to its motto "Sailing for All" Community Boating provides sailing experiences in the heart of Boston, MA. Although adult programs are the back bone to the operation, it is the Junior or youth program that sets this organization apart. Since it's inception, children from the ages of 11 to 17 can sail all summer for just $1.00! How far might your contirbution to CBI go in extending a healthy outdoor activity for city youth?

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

growing up in this non-profit among a diverse group of children from the greater Boston area and making life long friends that remain among my closest acquaintances 35 years later.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Endow the junior program primarily but also improve some of the adult programs as well.

Ways to make it better...

I never had to move away from Boston:-(

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Funding and maintainting the resources to promote and operate the program to benefit the greatest number of urban youth.

One thing I'd also say is that...

We all benefit from engaging youth in meaningful activity and Community Boating excels in providing that activity.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

Role:  Donor & I grew up in the Junior program and am forever grateful to CBI for the opportunities it provided me.