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Hope For The Warriors and BAADS Host Wounded-Veteran Sailing Clinic

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 09, 2013

Hope For The Warriors® ( and BAADS (Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors) will host wounded service members and veterans for their next sailing clinic and seminar Wednesday, September 18 – Friday, September 20 at Pier 40, South Beach Harbor, in San Francisco. Hope For The Warriors® is a national nonprofit organization that assists combat wounded service members, their families, and families of the fallen.

The clinic will introduce wounded service members to the fun and exciting sport of sailing. Conventional sailboats as well as adaptive sailing equipment will be available, and activities will be chosen based on the nature of injury of each veteran to insure the comfort and safety of all participants. Other activities, such as hiking, kayaking, beach sports, and a baseball game will also be available. On Friday, September 20, participants will have the opportunity to crew in an official sailboat race.

To learn more, contact Nicole Papadopoulos at Nicole(at)hopeforthewarriors(dot)org.

Hope For The Warriors® has previously hosted several successful sailing clinics. Cpl. Jose Armenta, USMC (Ret.), a wounded warrior and double amputee, completed his first sailing race after completing the October 2012 clinic.

“Sailing provides me a freedom that is hard to find when you are disabled,” Armenta said. “By sailing, I can compete with able-bodied people.”

Travel to the clinic is provided by Hero Miles, a program supported by Fisher House Foundation ( Participants will travel to San Francisco on Tuesday, September 17 and return on Saturday, September 21.

Donate to support sailing clinics and programs to support wounded service members and military families, visit

The mission of Hope For The Warriors® is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors® is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.

Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator (, an independent organization that evaluates fiscal responsibility and accountability of nonprofits.

Hope For The Warriors® (Federal Tax ID 20-5182295) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity as defined in sections 509(A)(1) and 170(B)(1)(A)(VI) of the Internal Revenue Code. Combined Federal Campaign, CFC #27800.

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