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Mathews Maritime Foundation

Working to preserve, present, and participate in the rich maritime and cultural heritage of Mathews, Virginia.

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1973 Irwin 32, good sails
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Film Update: Exciting News!

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Non-profit, Marine Environmental Research Corp. (MERC), is generously offering to match funds up to $10,000 to help with remaining production costs for this film.

If we can get $10,000 in donations by May 15, 2018, our goal of reaching a total of $20,000 will be reached. Every donation received, no matter how big or small, will be matched dollar-for-dollar until the deadline. This Matching Funds Campaign is ready to begin now!

Watch Dave Miller’s outstanding promo video above, and see how great this film is going to be and why it is so important to promote. The links below will give you film details and info on how to donate online or by check.

We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to have your donation matched. Thank you for your interest and for helping us promote this great film!

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Restoring Freya

Stop in to see the Freya at the Gwynn's Island Boat Shop, and jump into this restoration project with us.

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2600+ Local Artifacts

We're Growing - And so is our collection of artifacts. When you support the Mathews Maritime Foundation and Museum, you're helping fund educational programs, restore historic boats, and preserve the maritime history of our county.

Tax deductible donations can be made through giverichmond.org or by cash, check, or PayPal.

Our mailing address is:
Mathews Maritime Foundation
PO Box 1201
Mathews, VA 23109

For online giving through PayPal, click below.

The yellow submarine, donated by the late Morgan Wells, has been relocated to her new home at the Gwynn's Island Boat Shop.

If you would like to make a donation in honor of Morgan Wells, please click the button below. yellow submarine