West Marine, a national sponsor of The Leukemia Cup Regatta since 1996, is the largest omni-channel specialty retailer exclusively offering boating gear, apparel, footwear and other waterlife related products. Founded in 1968 by a sailor, West Marine has over 270 stores located in 38 states, Puerto Rico and Canada and an eCommerce website reaching domestic and international customers.
West Marine's support includes the donation of gift cards and the chance to win a $1,000 shopping spree. Many West Marine store managers and their employee teams also serve as volunteers for Leukemia Cup Regattas in their local communities.
West Marine stores throughout North America will be teaming up with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) throughout the month of September 2016 to raise funds for LLS's mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma and improve the quality of life for patients and their families. West Marine is a long-time national supporter of LLS?s Leukemia Cup Regatta series.
During the month of September 2016, West Marine customers will be invited to add a donation to LLS to their purchase at store checkout registers. Participating customers will receive a paper sailboat that they inscribe with their name and have displayed in the store where they made their donation.
For more information on West Marine, Inc. its products and store locations, visit www.westmarine.com or call 1-800-BOATING (1-800-262-8464). To learn how a portion of your online West Marine purchases can benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, visit www.westmarine.com/lls.