Rescue Water Craft Association has a variety of ways to raise funds online. They are easy, quick to access, secure and for USA residents many are tax deductible depending upon if you set up your own!

    1.    Crowdrise  RWCA on Crowdrise: 

    2.    Amazon Smile (*see below)

    3.    Facebook Donations Create your own fundraiser for RWCA on our Facebook page:

    4.    In- Kind Donations

      • Donors may deduct an in-kind (or, non-cash) donation as a charitable contribution. 
      • If a donor donates an in-kind gift, once a gift has been donated, the RWCA will send a written acknowledgement on RWCA letterhead to substantiate the gift for deduction purposes.  
      • (Please note: The RWCA cannot accept in-kind donations without prior contact. If you wish to donate an in-kind gift to RWCA, please contact us at

    5.    Corporate Fundraising  

      • Corporate employees can check to see if their company has a matching gifts program. 
      • RWCA is registered on Benevity. 
      • Check to see if the corporation you work for has a matching Gifts program.

    6.    Special Event Promotions

    We hope that you will partner with us to support the mission and vision of the RWCA. Your partnership is a direct lifeline towards lifesaving. One is none, so we need your hands on the lifeline!


    We would love to partner with you on Amazon Smile! You shop. Amazon gives.

    Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Rescue Water Craft Association.

    Select Rescue Water Craft Association as your dedicated charity! It's easy to support Rescue Water Craft Association, a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization by starting your shopping at Amazon Smile. 


    We understand not everyone likes using the internet for payment purposes!

    Checks can be made out to: Rescue Watercraft Association Inc

    All donors will receive a letter of receipt on letterhead detailing their name and donation amount which should be saved for your tax return.


    Rescue Water Craft Association Inc.

    7050 West Palmetto Park Rd., Suite 15-190

    Boca Raton, FL 33433-3433 USA

    • Monday, July 02, 2018 1:49 PM | Anonymous

      Our Founder wanted to find a unique way to support lifesaving and education through Facebook online donations. The goal was to raise funds and bring the community together at the Rescue Water Craft Association.

      What is the RWCA?

      We are partners in water safety, not competitors. We are elite in our determination and seek like-minded ethical professionals and lay persons who understand and are willing to go the distance no matter how uncomfortable the adversity, how daring the storm or long the night.

      Our core values are based on the acronym: S.E.E.

      • Safety
      • Education
      • Enforcement

      We hold ourselves accountable to our knowledge and are responsible in our actions. Our vision was to revolutionize lifesaving and ensure a culture of safety exists with personal pursuits in our community worldwide. Now is the time to unify our community and broaden capabilities by driving change and influencing the next generation.

      The Vision: Donations are helpful and connecting our culture internationally can bring people to our new non-profit in a variety of ways. You can volunteer or simply share stories, each of these actions is a gift to itself.

      On the Facebook Nonprofit Birthday Fundraiser, RWCA Founder Shawn Alladio posted the following message:

      “It's not about my life but the life of those who need proper training. I am not asking anyone to delve into donating because you know me, love me, or hate me, but if you have a regard for helping others and would not mind a tax deduction for your donation (USA), that's a nice thought.

      Even so, if not, please like and join the page and I would sure appreciate your support of the Rescue Water Craft Association. My hope is to save lives through education that matters and not cause harm. I was born on the 21st, I think of my mother and my siblings and their children and marvel that another day arrives for me, for us and hope we all enjoy another gifted day.

      We are contributors because we care, it's not about money, your support is good enough for me and I care with you.”

      The Birthday Facebook fundraiser to benefit Rescue Water Craft Association generated $1,465.00 USD and ended on June 24.

      100% of the proceeds will go directly towards funding the following programs:

      1. Junior Boater Program

      2. Law Enforcement Family Orienteering Weekend


      1. Craig Zulian, Australia (K38 Australia)

      2. John W. Youings, Australia (Wake of Fame Inductee)

      3. Patty Coston Webb, USA (Great Human Being)

      4. Norbert Wysocki, Poland (Rescue Water Craft Operator)

      5. James Worrall, Australia (Rescue Water Craft Operator)

      6. Gerald Davies, Australia (Jet Rescue Sleds)

      7. Mat Lanigan, USA (Water Safety Advocate)

      8. Bob Pratt, USA (Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project)

      9. Kevin Collins, USA (Great Human Being)

      Yours in Water Safety!




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    Rescue Water Craft Association Inc.

    13681 Newport Ave. Ste 8-417

    Tustin, CA  USA


    OFFICE: (561) 774-4340


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