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Send UMass Rowing to the Henley Women's Regatta!

$32,555
130%
Raised toward our $25,000 Goal
161 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on May 31, at 11:59 PM EDT
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Thank you to all our donors who helped make our trip to the Henley Women's Regatta a reality!!

July 18, 2016

Please watch our recap video of the 7 day trip to England! This would never have been possible without the support of the friends and family of UMass Women's Rowing: THANK YOU!

Meet the Rowers!

May 05, 2016

Meet the Henley Team! FIVE days left of fundraising and 39 days until our travels begin!!

Thank you so much for supporting the UMass Minutewomen! Please share the link to our page: https://minutefund.umass.edu/UMassRowingtoHENLEY!!

Henely Update! Thank You!!

April 15, 2016

When the UMass Minutewomen set out to raise funds to travel to the Henley Women’s Regatta, we worried that it may be too late in the season to embark on such a lofty campaign. However, you have proven us wrong! We have been overwhelmed with your generosity toward the program and are pleased to say that you have made the dream of competing internationally a reality for the UMass Rowing Program.

Because the response to this campaign has been so positive and supportive we would like to extend our fundraising goal to $40,000 and keep the Minutefund page live for an additional two weeks. By raising an additional $15,000, we will be able to cover the entire cost of the trip for each student-athlete. Originally, we had asked the student athletes to the cover the cost of their flight and other miscellaneous costs, which we realize can be very expensive, but you have shown us that this is a burden that we can lift for them.

If for some reason we do not achieve our new target goal, any and all funds raised will be distributed evenly among the student athletes attending the trip in order to help pay for the remaining costs.

We cannot thank you enough for your generosity and making this campaign a success! Please continue to share the link to our Minutefund page through the end of this month: https://minutefund.umass.edu/UMassRowingtoHENLEY!

 

 

We're 75% funded-THANK YOU!

April 05, 2016

Thank you to all who have given and shared our page so far! We are excited to announce that with your support we have exceeded 75% of our goal today!

THANK YOU- We've reached 50% of our goal!

March 14, 2016

One week into our Minutefund Campaign, we have reached 50% of our initial fundraising goal of $25,000! The women are gearing up for another fast Spring, kicking off Spring Break this week with double sessions on the water! We are so fortunate to have GREAT water this year, and the morale of the team is high! The women are psyched to have the Minutefund up and running; they are watching the numbers rise as the thoughts of Henley are becoming more and more real! It is a turning point for UMass Rowing in that we would like to start this new tradition of traveling abroad every four years to compete in Henley! Every team that has come through this program, every class of women, has pushed themselves to keep the tradition of hard-work, academic excellence, and athletic success alive, and we’ve come to the point where we are ready to take the next step and to push the limits a little further. We could not have come to this place without the tradition of teams in decades past, and we cannot make this next leap without our alumnae’s help! This trip is serves as a huge reminder of how important our alumnae base is, and how important it is to keep our women tuned in to the important role that they will play even after they have left the program! A success for our program means success for all former, current and future UMass Rowers! Thank you so much to all of you have shared our Minutefund Page so far! Please continue to share the link with your friends and family who might empathize with our cause of providing the highest quality student-athlete experience possible and giving the crew a chance to culminate their hard work with a life-changing trip overseas! Have a wonderful week! Sincerely, UMass Rowing Coaches, Jim Dietz Andrea Morand Megan McHugh

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$40

Buy a Seat

This donation pays the entry fee for one seat! Eight of these together will cover the entry fee for the 8+ race! Pledge with a friend and fund a double or pair to race, or one by itself pays for a single entry!

$100

Transport a Rower

This donation pays for transportation for one athlete for the trip (to and from the airport and to and from the course each day)!

$300

House an Athlete in England

This donation houses one athlete for the length of the trip!

$500

Feed a Rower

This donation provides meals for the trip for one rower!

$1,200

Send a Minutewoman to England!

Send one athlete on the trip of their lives! This contribution covers all expenses (with the exception of airfare) for an athlete's trip to the Women's Henley Regatta!

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