Support


Help us Go for the Gold in London!

The Row to London fundraising competition is going on now! In this last month before the Olympic Games begin, we are trying to raise $100,000 to help pay for transportation, housing, and equipment for the 52 Olympic and Paralympic athletes--as well as alternates, coaches, and support staff--who are London-bound!

Please consider making a donation by clicking here.

Rowing is one of the few true amateur sports left in this country. I and the vast majority of my teammates are pursuing our dreams of an Olympic medal with the help of a small stipend, part-time jobs, and the generosity of our host families, as well as that of other friends and family members.

Rowing is a sport that receives a small amount of funding from the US Olympic Committee. The majority of the money required for travel, equipment, and competition fees for the World Championships and the Olympic Games comes from private donations.

If you are interested in an individual sponsorship opportunity or tax-deductible individual donation, please contact me at esther.lofgren@gmail.com.

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If you would like to support our team's journey, please consider a donation to the National Rowing Foundation, the non-profit that keeps our team training, competing, and winning medals. Their donation website can be found here: http://www.natrowing.org/support.htm.

Our national governing body, USRowing, is still in the hunt for sponsors as we build towards the 2012 London Olympic Games. If you are interested in a sponsorship opportunity, please email Beth Kohl at clkohl@yahoo.com. You can also donate to the USRowing Annual Victory Fund, which supports our team, at the following website: http://www.usrowing.org/donate.aspx.
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