American Sailing Association & Hands Across The Sea
Caribbean Getaway Sweepstakes
Join us to help improve the lives of children in the Caribbean, and you could win a one-week, four-person catamaran charter in Grenada courtesy of Sunsail Yacht Charters, with ASA-certified sailing instruction from LTD Sailing “Living The Dream!”, or you could win a luxurious seven-night stay for four (two rooms) at The Verandah Resort & Spa in Antigua, courtesy of Elite Island Resorts. Entries close at midnight, October 1, 2015!
The Sweepstakes are now closed.
We will be announcing the winners shortly.
ASA is partnering with Sunsail Yacht Charters, LTD Sailing “Living The Dream!”, and Elite Island Resorts to support the mission of Hands Across the Sea
, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising child literacy levels in the Eastern Caribbean. When you donate to Hands Across the Sea through this page you’ll be automatically entered in our sweepstakes, and you’ll be helping Hands provide much-needed books and literacy resources to children from pre-school to high school in the Eastern Caribbean.
Play the one-minute video
to see how your donation to Hands Across the Sea helps Caribbean kids!
What Your Donation Accomplishes
MANGO TREE – A half-dozen high interest/low reading level books — from Captain Underpants to Junie B. Jones — that stoke the imaginations of reluctant readers.
RAINFOREST – Selection of 12 gotta-read titles such as Great Graphix or Thrillers & Chillers for primary school students from grades 4 to 6.
CORAL REEF – Selection of 50 pleasure-reading books — from Goosebumps to Diary of a Wimpy Kid to Dr. Seuss to Curious George to Hunger Games— for a selected grade level.
STEEL PAN BAND – Selection of 35 great children’s titles from well-regarded Caribbean niche publishers — when Caribbean kids can “see themselves” in books, it helps them get hooked on reading.
CARNIVAL QUEEN – Eighty-five hardcover non-fiction books for a primary or secondary school — informational books that help children learn to read, and then read to learn.
CALYPSO KING – Selection of 250 durable hardcover non-fiction books for a primary school or secondary school. These books are packed with information that educates, informs, & opens the door to a wider world.
TRADE WINDS – Refurbish the existing library of a primary school or secondary school, from new paint to shelves and floor tiles to 400 great new books, and help turn it into a vibrant borrowing library that serves students, teachers, and the local community.
CARIBBEAN SEA Fund our area of greatest need. Let Hands direct your gift to selected schools, libraries, reading programs, and youth centers that are ready for development — and waiting to engage children who are eager to read and learn.