FWR and WMRC recently concluded the 2016 WMRC 50/50 Campaign with great success. We launched the Campaign in November 2016 with the goal to raise $20,000 and ultimately raised $20,049! The “50/50” refers to how we are using the funds raised from the Campaign. 50% of the funds were used to make a $13,300 down […]
The need-to-knows: What: Annual FWR bracket challenge. First and second place win WMRC gear (valued at $75) When: NOW! But definitely before March 16 at noon! How: Follow the link to the website, pay through paypal, and you will be redirected to Yahoo! Who: Everyone! All proceeds will go to the general fund and will […]
It that time of year again! Time for Cinderella stories, bragging rights and the NCAA tournament. FWR is hosting its annual NCAA Basketball Bracket Challenge Fundraiser! This year, we are using Yahoo! Fantasy Sport’s Tourney Pick ‘Em. First and second place will receive WMRC apparel and bragging rights for the entire year! The entry fee is […]
Thanks to all of our donors during 2016. You have all been incredibly supportive and are each instrumental to the continued success of WMRC and FWR. The WMRC 50/50 Campaign was particularly successful and we achieved 93% of our $20,000 goal! More information on the conclusion of the 50/50 Campaign, including the purchase of the […]
2016 was a good year for the WMRC Endowment! Thanks to our generous donors throughout the year and in particular, the donors that contributed to the 50/50 campaign, we received over $7,500 in endowment donations! That plus a 9.5% return on our investments during 2016 helped put us at approximately $21,500 at year-end! However, this […]
Ever wish you could profit share between Amazon.com and WMRC? Well, you can!!! If you use Amazon Smile (https://smile.amazon.com/ch/54-1744679) and designate Friends of Williamsburg Rowing as your charity of choice, 1% of everything you buy from Amazon will be donated to FWR. You must go to Amazon Smile instead of Amazon. Amazon Smile is the exact […]
Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at WMRC!!!
Many of the boats in the WMRC fleet are older than the rowers who are rowing them! Check out this video to learn more about King Racing Shells and donate today!!!
WMRC is embarking on their largest fundraising campaign since building the boathouse in 2011. The goal is $20,000: $10,000 for a new King 8+ and $10,000 to make a final push towards establishing an endowment fund. Let’s come together as One Tribe and demonstrate our support for WMRC! Every gift, no matter how big or […]
When: October 15, 2016 at 8 am and 12 am Where: Chickahominy Riverfront Park and Blow Hall grassy area Why: Morning row on the “glassy” Chick and food, drinks, and camaraderie It’s the second annual WMRC Homecoming celebration! Alumni and current members alike, come out to the Chickahominy Riverfront Park Site at 8:00 a.m. for a […]