Freedom Stories

Freedom Stories are the stories from the people Freedom Waters Foundation serves.

March 2017 Newsletter: Love & Waters Heals

Freedom Waters Foundation had a record month in February 2017, with over 20 boat outings, serving children and adults with special needs and our veterans, on both the west and east coast of south Florida. Children with cancer and other life threatening illnesses, children and adults with a variety of abilities, veterans – [...]

July Newsletter: Big Waves of Freedom

BIG WAVES OF FREEDOM FROM FREEDOM WATERS! It's hot, hot, hot in South Florida, but Freedom Waters Foundation is keeping it cool with a whole lot of therapeutic, fun out on the water! So many boat outings continue to happen for those with special needs and veterans, with an incredible group of [...]

Goodness just keeps Happening!

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 story [...]

2016-12-03T16:08:09+00:00 March 26th, 2016|Freedom Stories|0 Comments

NBC News: Kids Fighting Illness Feel Freedom

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 [...]

Boating event lifts spirits of children and families dealing with illness, disability

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   [...]

2016-12-03T16:08:11+00:00 March 2nd, 2015|Freedom Stories|0 Comments

A Christmas Blessing by Andrew Cilla

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 [...]

2016-12-03T16:08:12+00:00 January 17th, 2015|Freedom Stories|0 Comments

Volunteer Spotlight on Lori Griffith

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 [...]

2016-12-03T16:08:16+00:00 December 6th, 2014|Volunteer Spotlight|0 Comments