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Causes: Community Foundations, Philanthropy

Mission: Yachtstock Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization that raises awareness and provides help for local families with child(ren) battling chronic/terminal illnesses and children charities such as Shriners Childrens Hospital in Philadelphia.

Results: Over the years we have raised many tens of thousands of dollars for these struggling children through our charity events throughout the year. Our main event is the annual Yachtstock RiverJam, the area's largest outdoor, all-day, charitable concert event. The 19th annual Yachtstock RiverJam on June 24, 2017 will once again partner with Tinicum Township, providing fireworks at Governor Printz Park, as well as enjoying the continued support of our longstanding venue and partner, West End Boat Club. The Corinthian Yacht Club will also be joining us again in 2017 as a participating venue.

Target demographics: Yachtstock Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization that raises awareness and provides help for local families with child(ren) battling chronic/terminal illnesses and children charities such as Shriners Childrens Hospital in Philadelphia.

Direct beneficiaries per year: Shriners Childrens Hospital in Philadelphia and two Delaware County families whose children are disabled, battling a chronic illness and facing finanacial hardship.

Geographic areas served: Delaware County, PA

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Rating: 5

On June 24th Yachtstock held their 19th Annual Outdoor Musical Festival that the community has come to love and support every year. The organization has been helping families with children that have chronic to terminal illnesses, in addition to donating funds to Shriners Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. The people that are involved in the organization do all of this out of the kindness of their hearts and on a complete voluntary basis. They all hold jobs in other sectors and except no compensation from funds raised. From the founder to the ticket takers, to the marketing director, and event the 30 plus band that entertain. It is an amazing day for the entire family to come out and enjoy. I started as a patron and then became a volunteer 9 years ago and have since joined the board. It has been an amazing experience to be a part of something that has grown over the years and has been able to help so many families. I am proud to be part of Yachtstock.