Coastal Kayak Fundraiser for Cancer Support Community

Coastal Kayak Announces Fundraiser for Cancer Support Community

Fenwick Island, DE: On Sunday afternoon, September 18, Coastal Kayak will hold their 15th Annual Paddle for a Cure, benefitting Delaware’s Cancer Support Community. The Cancer Support Community is a state-wide organization, with a separate office in Sussex County, whose mission is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.

“Our programs help people diagnosed with cancer AND their loved ones cope with the emotions that accompany a cancer diagnosis and the difficult journey that follows,” said Jo Allegro-Smith, Sussex County Director.

This year’s Paddle for a Cure will launch in the late afternoon from the Ocean City commercial harbor. Coastal Kayak’s professional guides will take participants through the harbor, alongside fishing boats, learning about the different methods commercial fisherman use to bring in their catch, to the north end of Assateague Island to enjoy an incredible view just before sunset! Coastal Kayak’s ACA certified kayak instructors have been paddling these waters for over 25 years and know how to navigate the currents to make the trip a lot of fun while giving participants an opportunity to explore in conditions they might not otherwise experience. A donation of $30 per person is requested in lieu of a registration fee.  Space is limited and reservations are required; must be 13 years of age or older to participate.

For more information and additional details, please visit , call 302.539.7999, email: [email protected], or stop by 36840 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island, DE 19944 (across from the Fenwick Island State Park Bathhouse).

“We are so grateful for the generosity of Coastal Kayak,” said Allegro-Smith. “Their support will truly make a difference to our friends, family and neighbors right here in Sussex County who are facing cancer.”  All dollars will go directly to subsidize the free cancer support programs for residents of Sussex County.  For more information on the Cancer Support Community visit:

In the last 5 years alone, Coastal Kayak has donated thousands of dollars to organizations such as the American Cancer Society, Delaware Wild Lands, Horseshoe Crab Conservation Fund (ERDG), Delaware Audubon, Justin’s Beach House, Marine Education, Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. (MERR), Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation (QRCF), Rebecca Adams Green Foundation , SMAC! Sock Monkeys Against Cancer, Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research, Inc., and Worcester County Humane Society.
Located on Route 1 in Fenwick Island, Coastal Kayak’s mission: By providing our customers with a unique and enjoyable experience, we strive to be the highlight of their vacation while at the same time creating an appreciation and awareness of the importance of preserving our natural resources.