With more than 500 plates sold, this year’s Seafood Boil was a huge success! Because of our sponsors we are able to provide assistance to even more people in need due to unforeseen catastrophic medical situations.
On October 8th, 2019 The Maritime Workers Emergency Medical Fund hosted their annual golf tournament, in conjunction with the 30th Anniversary of Breakbulk Americas. This year's event was held at Hermann Park Golf Course under glorious blue skies and mild temps. This event sold out almost 2 months in advance and attracted 144 golfers and record sponsor support. The tournament raised in excess of $60k [...]
PRESS RELEASE October 18,2018 Houston, Texas – The Maritime Workers Emergency Medical Fund, an industry non-profit group formed to assist maritime families alleviate financial stress during times of medical crisis hosted a golf tournament in conjunction with Breakbulk Americas Conference in Houston. The event was held on two golf courses at the Wildcat Golf Club with over 200 golfers in attendance. Due to the generous [...]
PRESS RELEASE Nov 16, 2017 Houston, Texas- The Maritime Workers Emergency Medical Fund, an industry non-profit group formed to assist maritime families alleviate financial stress during times of medical crisis held their third annual golf tournament Thursday, November 9, 2017. Fund President Stephen Garifalos with BNSF Logistics said, “The Fund Board of Directors are very excited to report a successful tournament despite the challenge [...]
Joseph Bonney, Senior Editor | Oct 21, 2017 9:00AM EDT For a global industry, the shipping business is remarkably small. People who enter the field tend to stay in it. Even if they change companies for career growth or because of mergers or acquisitions, they usually remain part of a community of people who have shared good times and bad. One characteristic of a true [...]