The One Fund Boston – Marathon Victims Relief Fund
The One Fund Boston is a charity set up by Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick to raise money to help those families most affected by the tragic events that unfolded at the 2013 Boston Marathon. The Head Of The Charles Charity Program is proud to support and honor both the victims and first responders of one of our community’s greatest tragedies. Visit onefundboston.org for more information.
Cambridge Community Foundation
Founded in 1916, the Cambridge Community Foundation (CCF) strives to meet the most vital human service needs of the Cambridge (MA) community. The Foundation’s focus is primarily the funding of direct social service programs in the following areas: children and adolescent services, educational services (including the arts), elderly services, family and neighborhood services, housing services, health and mental well-being services, and advocacy and mediation services.
Like other community foundations, CCF exists to provide an effective and versatile vehicle for philanthropy by combining and managing charitable donations, and by channeling them to worthy Cambridge-based organizations that respond to community needs. In this way, CCF is a permanent source of financial support and innovative leadership dedicated to the well-being of the people of Cambridge. For more information, call 617-576-9966.
Community Rowing Inc. Para-Rowing Program (Adaptive Rowing)
Community Rowing’s para-rowing program makes the sport of rowing available to people with intellectual and physical disabilities of all kinds. Military veterans returning from the Middle East, students in the Boston Public Schools, and individuals from every walk of life come to Community Rowing to experience the freedom of being out on the water, to be treated as an athlete, and to be a part of a vibrant, inclusive and caring community. Para-athletes from CRI can be found launching off the docks of CRI daily, and competing around the country, from US National Team Selection events to the Head Of The Charles. Para-rowing at CRI is a critical and growing part of the rowing community. Support from the Head Of The Charles Regatta plays a critical role in making this sport available to everyone. For more information, call 617-964-2455 or 617-782-9091 or visit our web site at www.communityrowing.org.