Celebrating Independence in Philadelphia
Late last night, the Impossible Dream set sail from Philadelphia towards Liberty Landing Marina in New Jersey.
As a first time stop for the Impossible Dream, Philadelphia surpassed all expectations with its amazing people, history, and 4th of July celebrations.
While there, we had the pleasure to host multiple groups for sails on
the Delaware River. We forged new relationships with our friends at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital and Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital. Groups of past and present patients from both hospitals braved the heat for the opportunity to take a sail on the Impossible Dream. For so many, it was their first-time experiencing the freedom of barrier-free sailing. Many smiles made, laughter heard, and perceptions of what is possible were changed.
We thank all of those who have supported us and who came out to experience the Impossible Dream in Philadelphia and we look forward to returning to The Birthplace of America soon. In particular, we would like to thank the Independence Seaport Museum for their hospitality at their waterfront and providing support throughout our entire stay. We also would like to thank Magee Rehabilitation Hospital and Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital for helping to coordinate groups to come onboard along with all of our donors and sponsors for making this stop POSSIBLE!
Our next port of call is New Jersey where we will be working with our partners at the Kessler Foundation and the Christopher Reeve Foundation. We will be based our of Liberty Landing Marina providing sails to rehab groups between July 8th and 9th. If you are in the area, contact us for a sail!