Hurricane Ian took a devastating toll on Floridians. To assist in fundraising and support for those who need recovery aid, Mercury Racing has created a limited-edition Ian Relief T-shirt, with profits going towards relief assistance throughout the Fort Myers community. Continue reading to find out how you can support the cause.
Frequent beneficiaries of the largess of Nor-Tech Hi-Performance Boats, which has facilities in Cape Coral and Fort Myers, Fla., the Cape Coral Caring Center and the Fort Myers Offshore group is getting a boost from Mercury Racing in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. The Fond du Lac, Wis., high-performance marine engine and accessories company will match donations—up to $25,000 total—made through the Cape Coral Caring Center website until October 22.
The Cape Coral Caring Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides year-round emergency food pantry services and assists those in need to maintain a suitable standard of living during unforeseen economic situations—as well as providing basic food, shelter and supplies during Hurricane Ian recovery efforts.
For Fort Myers Offshore, a nonprofit scholarship-funding club that raises money through its weekend powerboat events, the company has created a limited-edition Mercury Racing Hurricane Ian Relief T-shirt that is available through the online Mercury Racing Speed Shop. All profits from sales of those shirts we be donated to Fort Myers Offshore to help support its charitable efforts and “provide relief assistance to the Fort Myers community,” according to a Mercury Racing press release.