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Click on the link below to see our 2015 SSFC Poster.
Join us on the water !!
September’s party is going to be one to remember.
A Thank You from Nikole Kolander, SSFC Chair: WOW, thank you everyone so much for an amazing weekend. I hope all of you had a good time. I can’t begin to thank each of you enough for all your help and support through the planning process, set up, execution and wrap up. It takes and… Continue Reading
International Talk Like A Pirate Day brings fun for the whole family to Jantzen Beach on September 20th and 21st. See and tour Portland’s very own Tall Ship Royaliste full of Pirates. It’s all part of charity fundraiser Set Sail For A Cause sponsored by the Oregon Women’s Sailing Association in support of the Leukemia and… Continue Reading
See what the life of a Pirate is like as you tour the Tall Ship Royaliste, shop of of the many vendors in our Pirate Market Fair, or better yet, feel the wind across your face as you sail across the finish line in one of our two on-the-water events! If this wasn’t enough to… Continue Reading
Click on the link below to see how you could win a chance to sail the America’s Cup Yacht in San Francisco! ONLY 1000 TICKETS WILL BE SOLD $20.00 per ticket Raffle Date: Set Sail for a Cause September 21, 2014 at the Red Lion Jantzen Beach, Oregon at 3:00 PM Proceeds from the raffle to… Continue Reading
Click on the link below to see a Sneak Preview of our 2014 SSFC Poster. Join us on the water and Get Your Pirate On !! September’s party is going to be one to remember. SSFC 2014 – Poster – Release Your Inner Pirate – Sneak Preview Continue Reading
This just in – your SSFC planners are excited to announce that this year’s theme will be – PIRATES !! So, get your ARGH ! on and join us September 20-21st for a swashbuckling time. The pirate ship, Royaliste, will be there and so will it’s band of Pirates who bring fun and games with… Continue Reading
We are thrilled to announce the dates for Set Sail for a Cause 2014. Mark your calendars for September 20th and 21st. In partnership with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, SSFAC will be a two-day event with a regatta, a Family Fun Day, an award celebration, music and more! If you are interested in being a part of… Continue Reading
Like someone taking a sabbatical, it is with mixed feelings that Oregon Women’s Sailing Association (OWSA) announces there will be no Sail for a Cure or Set Sail for a Cause this year. The event began when OWSA was just five years old and growing. Sailing is a life-enhancer and we were eager to share… Continue Reading
On a sunny day last September, 278 sailors set sail on the Columbia River to raise money for Providence Cancer Center. Although the wind was initially light, it came up just enough to allow boats to slip quietly through the water. Laughter echoed across the river as attendees sailed amongst each other to read the… Continue Reading
The diagnosis of breast cancer means the beginning of many questions and many worries. What are the treatment options? What are the side effects of undergoing treatment? What happens next? With Providence Cancer Center, Oregon women have an answer to where to go to receive state-of-the-art, compassionate cancer care. When Alice Kienberger-Iverson, mother to Set… Continue Reading
For many women, their hair is many things—a “crowning glory,” a “mop” or a “bird’s nest.” They wash it, style it, primp it, curse it, but on September 23, a group of women will cut it off and call it something else…a gift, to make a cancer patient feel like herself again. For the fifth… Continue Reading
After 12 years and more than $270,000 raised, family sailing event “goes local,” will benefit the Portland-based Providence Cancer Center For 12 years, Oregon Women’s Sailing Association (OWSA) has mobilized volunteers to put on a first-class, family-oriented event that not only promoted sailing, but also raised money for the fight against breast cancer. For our 13th event,… Continue Reading
This year, Sail for the Cure is proud to partner with the local Ke Kukui Foundation, whose mission is to preserve and share with our community the Hawaiian/Polynesian arts and culture by promoting education in literature, language, music and dance. As organizations that bring people together, Sail for the Cure and Ke Kukui make a… Continue Reading
Recent awards showcase the Oregon Women’s Sailing Association and our collective ability to use our passion for sailing to improve the local community. The Portland Chapter of Project Management recently named the 11th Annual Sail for the Cure®: Making Breast Cancer Walk the Plank, winner of the 2010 Project of the Year for its use… Continue Reading
On Thursday, January 27, 2011, a small group of women celebrated the accomplishments of the local affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The evening was made more wonderful when Oregon Women’s Sailing Association (OWSA) received the Strength of Many award—in honor of every donor, volunteer, and participant who has given an hour or… Continue Reading
Complete albums can be found on our Facebook page or here. Photos by Dena Kent Photography. Continue Reading
Sail for the Cure was a wonderful success! I don’t have numbers to report to you, but I do have some photos that show how fun the Sail for the Cure after-party was. Enjoy! Wall of Wine Continue Reading
Your generosity has helped us put on the largest Sail for the Cure to date! Thank you! Continue Reading
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Portland, OR 97217