June 24th, 2014: New York, NY – Oceanie Sailing Foundation, Inc. announced today that it has received approval from the Internal Revenue Service to function as an official 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Public Charity. Hubert Charles Delany, Founder and Acting Executive Director of Oceanie Sailing Foundation, stated:
“Attaining 501(c)(3) status is a key milestone for OSF, because it gives us the ability to provide tax incentives to the individuals and organizations that support our mission. As a organization dedicated to enhancing lives of underprivileged kids, we rely upon donations of funds and equipment in order to operate.”
Oceanie Sailing foundation is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Sailing School that provides traditional sail training lessons and nautical-themed education programs to middle and high school students in the NY/NJ/CT Tri-State area. Its programs are designed to improve leadership, social and interpersonal skills as well as self-confidence, through team building experiences and sailing. In addition to conducting its own programs, OSF works in partnership with other nautical youth programs including the Young Mariner’s Foundation of Stamford, CT.