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Support Volunteer Lifesaving World-Wide!

Make An Unrestricted Donation

AFRAS maintains close contact with the International Maritime Rescue Federation and a number of volunteer rescue organizations in the Americas and around the world. Our board of experienced maritime rescue professionals will ensure that your unrestricted donation gets to where it will do the most good.

Target Your Donation

AFRAS is a tax-efficient way for US taxpayers to support specific non-US maritime rescue charities. You can select from the list of international charities below to target your donation, and we are happy to work with you to support other certified organizations.

To support organizations not listed below, please contact AFRAS President CAPT Joe Re at or AFRAS Secretary Anne Kifer at

Donations to AFRAS are normally tax-deductible in the United States (consult your tax advisor).

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Donate By Mail:

  • Send Checks To:
  • AFRAS Donations
  • P.O. Box 565
  • Fish Creek, WI 54212-0565
  • USA

Please include the name and address of the donor, indicate if it is an unrestricted or targeted donation. If targeted, please indicate organization to be supported.

In-Kind Donations:

The startup Tanzania Sea Rescue service and many other small volunteer organizations around the world are in need of equipment and services. If you or your company would like to make a in-kind donation, please contact AFRAS President CAPT Joe Re at or AFRAS Secretary Anne Kifer at

Corporate Sponsorships:

Corporate Sponsors support are recognized at AFRAS’ annual flagship awards ceremony and reception on Capitol Hill.  See our sponsorship flier here. Sponsorships can be made by check or credit card.


Becoming an AFRAS member means you are able to regularly support our good work and participate in our activities.  Tax-deductible memberships are available at several levels.

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