HYANNIS, MA, ISSUED July 27, 2021…… The 5th Annual Charter Cup Fishing Tournament raised $305,000 for thirteen non-profits.
The 5th Annual Charter Cup Fishing Tournament held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, remains a one-day event, where each business sponsor coordinates fundraising efforts for their assigned charity. 100% of all money raised directly benefits the participating charities including Angel Flight NE supported by Andy Reardon & R A Villani, Inc., Barnstable Police K9 Foundation supported by Tavano Mechanical Systems, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod and the Islands supported by Barnstable Police Department, Cape Abilities supported by Jaxtimer Landscaping LLC, Cape Cod Children’s Place supported by Mid-Cape Home Centers, Duffy Health Center supported by Wendy’s & Nauset Disposal, Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod supported by Shepley Wood Products, Housing Assistance Corp. Cape Cod supported by Coastal Medical Transportation Services LLC & The Maffei Companies, Joslin Diabetes Center supported by E.J. Jaxtimer Builder, Inc., May Institute supported by Carl F Riedell & Sons, Inc. & Stray Cat Sportfishing, WellStrong supported by Bay Colony Concrete Forms, Inc. & Gibson Waterproofing, Yarmouth Police Foundation supported by Baxter’s Fish ‘n’ Chips & Emma Jack Charters, YMCA of Cape Cod supported by Joyce Landscaping, Inc. & Ardito Law Group.
The weather was perfect and was a great day for fishing. The day ended at the weigh-in station right outside Baxter’s Fish ‘N’ Chips, Hyannis, with an award ceremony and a live auction that raised $27,100. Funds raised by the live auction will benefit Cape Kids Meals, Yarmouth Food Pantry, The Family Pantry of Cape Cod and A Baby Center. The heaviest bluefish award went to Joslin Diabetes Center and the heaviest striped bass award went to May Institute. In addition, the sportsmanship award (a hand-carved/custom painted tuna by Ken Whiting) was presented to Andy Little for his continuous commitment to support the Charter Cup Fishing Tournament and the Cape Cod community.
“This year we raised more than ever before and I am very grateful for everyone’s support. It is truly amazing what we can accomplish when we work together to better our community. I only see this event getting bigger and better every year,” E.J. said after thanking all sponsors, donors, participants and volunteers that made this day possible.
To learn more about the Charter Cup Fishing Tournament, please visit www.jaxtimer.com/chartercupfishingtournament or on Facebook @chartercupfishingtournament.