J Barrett & Company will sponsor the Nurses Appreciation Sail & Cocktail Party fundraiser on Sept. 7 at the Manchester Yacht Club in Manchester-by-the-Sea. The event is held annually to honor nurses from local Boston hospitals. The event is part of Sailing Heals, a nonprofit organization that honors the strengths and resiliency of patients and […]
For these healing patients, the ocean has become a kind of medicine. Sailing Heals, a nonprofit founded by Trisha Gallagher Boisvert, recently offered Martha’s Vineyard Hospital patients a chance to cruise the sea with licensed captains on volunteered sailboats docked at Edgartown Harbor.
Sailing Heals’ Board Member, Dr. Lori Wirth of Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, said this about the organization, “Sailing Heals offers our patients who are going through one of the greatest challenges in life a chance to get away from it all and simply enjoy a healing day out on a beautiful boat on the water with […]