Freedom Stories are the stories from the people Freedom Waters Foundation serves.
Goodness just keeps happening for and around Freedom Waters Foundation: *The Kind Mariners Ball of 2016 benefiting FWF was a HUGE success - raising a net of just around $200,000! Friends, Fun, and a whole lot of Feel Good were made throughout the evening! It was quite a party and celebration. The FWF [...]
NBC Nightly News featured a segment on a Freedom Waters Foundation "Weller Day" in Palm Beach, FL. The boat trips are the brainchild of John Weller, a Fort Lauderdale yacht broker, a six-time cancer survivor and a co-founder of the Freedom Waters Foundation. Freedom Waters Foundation (FWF) was incorporated in March 2006 to carry out its [...]
Lillie Senter, 9, at right, joins families and children coping with cancer board the Mariner lll at the North Palm Beach Marina for an afternoon ride on Sunday, March 1, 2015. (Scott Fisher, Sun Sentinel) Article printed in the Sun Sentinel newspaper on March 1st, read it online here: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/palm-beach/fl-freedom-waters-boat-trip-20150301-story.html
This is the 10th year Freedom Waters patrons, Paul and Michelle Flanigan, have hosted the Freedom Waters Christmas Party at their lovely home located on the Intracoastal Waterway. The party took place as usual during the evening of the Fort Lauderdale Boat Parade. Our guests were children with cancer, or other life threatening disabilities, and [...]
Feel the Freedom felt by the child, who is constantly either in her electric wheelchair or her bed, when she boards a vessel and is splashed by the playful dolphins right next to the rail of the boat in front of her, as it moves along the waterway. She feels the wind in her hair [...]
Lori Griffith, of Chasin a Dream Photography has been volunteering for Freedom Waters Foundation since 2010. She is an amazing, upbeat, talented individual who has generously donated her photography skills and leadership on many FWF Weller Days, on the east coast of Florida. She is a shining star that makes others smile just by being [...]
“Look at that little boy, waving and smiling at all of us at the boat show while at the helm of that deck boat. How cute is that!“ “Who is he? What is Freedom Waters Foundation?” “Cool deck boat!” – comments heard as a special young man and deck boat passed by the Ft. Lauderdale [...]