The Winners: Hands Across The Sea Sweepstakes

By: Giveaway, Partners

And The Winners are….Kids who have received 20,441 books because of the Hands Across The Sea Sweepstakes. Hands Across The Sea has added  491 preschools in six countries in the Caribbean and has reached over 140,000 children at 923 schools, community libraries, and reading programs. The program has shipped more than 526,253 brand new to the Caribbean. “Because of each one of you, we raised a record-breaking $64,095 which is already being put right into action bringing books, resources, and literacy initiatives to children and communities throughout the Eastern Caribbean. We cannot begin to express our gratitude for what this means, especially to our friends at …

Thank You! Hands Across the Sea Sweepstakes Was a Success

By: Partners

The 2020 Hands Across The Sea Sweepstakes has illustrated what ASA has known all along. Sailors are a generous group and even when faced with a tumultuous year they find a way to help their community.  This year, Hands Across The Sea and ASA teamed up to raise $64,095.22 during the Hands Across The Sea Sweepstakes.  ASA members donated with a chance to win a weeklong charter with Dream Yachts Charter as well as an opportunity to win a luxurious seven-night stay for four (two rooms) at The Verandah Resort & Spa in Antigua or at the St. James’s Club, …

UPDATE: Hands Across The Sea

By: Partners

Hands Across The Sea has been working on literacy projects in the Caribbean for over 12 years and during the COVID-19 pandemic, their mission has been to continue to support teachers, schools, libraries and mostly, children. Cofounders Harriet Lindsey and Tom Lindsey have an update on the progress of Hands Across The Sea during these challenging times: When Covid-19 hit Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Grenada, Ministries of Education scrambled to ramp up online learning. And at Hands we wrestled with a dilemma. With schools and school libraries closed …

The Winners of the 2019 Hands Across The Sea Sweepstakes

By: Partners, Sweepstakes

Meet Grand Prize Winners Scott, Paula and Garrett Gibson who love sailing!  Although they now live in a place with very little wind, that has not stopped them learning to sail at the Great Lakes Sailing Company in Traverse City, MI (ASA 101, 103 and 104) and then at the Emerald Coast Yachts Sailing School (ASA 114). They’ve been sailing for five years and have some experience in the Caribbean with a bareboat charter in the British Virgin Islands a few years ago.  Now they will have the opportunity to enjoy a Grenada yacht charter courtesy of Horizon Yacht Charters. …

Hands Across The Sea Sweepstakes Winners

Hands Across The Sea Sweepstakes Winners

By: Partners, Sweepstakes

A big thank you to everyone who entered the 2018 Caribbean Sweepstakes. We had a record breaking year and you all helped us raise $41,379 for Hands Across The Sea. “We are truly grateful for our ongoing partnership with the American Sailing Association, which has been extremely fruitful for us, as well as the generosity of Horizon Yacht Charters and Elite Island Resorts,” said Tom and Harriet Linskey, co-founders of Hands Across the Sea, the largest and most effective literacy assistance organization serving the Eastern Caribbean. “Thanks to this annual program, a true win-win for everyone involved, we have witnessed …

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ASA Raises More Than $41k For Hands Across The Sea

By: American Sailing Association, Press Release, Sweepstakes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: American Sailing Association raises more than $41,000 for Hands Across The Sea in its 2018 Caribbean Sweepstakes. $180,000 Donated to Non-Profit Organization Focused on Raising Literacy Levels of Caribbean Children Since 2012 LOS ANGELES (November 2, 2018) The American Sailing Association (ASA), America’s premier sail education authority, announced today that it raised $41,379 in its fall 2018 Caribbean sweepstakes benefitting Hands Across the Sea. Since ASA selected Hands Across the Sea as its exclusive fall sweepstakes charity partner seven years ago, it has helped to raise approximately $180,000 for the non-profit organization committed to raising literacy levels …

Hands Across The Sea Sweepstakes - Thank You

Meet the Sweepstakes Winners!

By: Sweepstakes

Yhank you to everyone who entered/donated in the 2017 American Sailing Association / Hands Across the Sea Caribbean Getaway Sweepstakes which was held during the month of October. Over 670 ASA members turned out, donating over $44,464 to help Hands Across the Sea restore over 50 damaged school libraries and provide much-needed books and literacy resources to children on the island of Dominica.