St. Maarten Initiative

Nature Foundation & Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC)

February 10, 2018

On February 10, 2018 The Yacht Club at Isle de Sol and Simpson Bay teamed up with volunteers to clean up Simpson Bay Lagoon and Beach. Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused massive damage to St. Maarten.
If you're unable to attend our day of community service, but would still like to help, please contact us for further information regarding donations and where to send them.

Our number one goal is to work together inspiring others through the act of giving back our time, support efforts, accessible resources, goods and services.  

2017 St. Maarten Initiative

New Start Children's Home

February 25, 2017

Thank you to all of our volunteers, who participated in the 2016 and 2017 "Inspire Giving through You" Community Outreach Project. We appreciate your dedication and commitment to make a difference by inspiring others to give back to their communities. 
On February 25th, 2017, Yacht Club at Isle de Sol, Simpson Bay Marina and many volunteers completed internal and external repairs of a home for children including yard corrections to prohibit flooding, repairs completed for safety precautions, internal and external painting, and installation of safety lighting. 

2016 St. Maarten Initiative
CAN Foundation Orphanage  

February 20, 2016

Thank you to all of our volunteers, who participated in the "Inspire Giving through You" Community Outreach Project. We appreciate your dedication and commitment to make a difference by inspiring others to give back to their communities. 

For more information or to donate to the organization directly, Click Here 

To see the planning leading up to the project, please check it out St. Maarten ICAN Foundation Initiative

Por EspaƱol

40 volunteers and IGY staff/executives helped with renovations of the ICAN Foundations Orphanage. Upgrades include installation of exterior and interior doors, construction of closets, repairs and setting up playground equipment, construction of a perimeter roof, basic maintenance and deep-cleaning of the orphanage. The non-profit has received monetary donations as well as beds, cribs, air-conditioning units, linens, provisions, clothing and additional supplies. 

Tasks Completed:             
  • Painting of exterior/interior of building
  • Painting and repair of  perimeter fencing
  • Installation and repairs of doors and locks
  • Repair of playground equipment and toys
  • Construction of outdoor overhanging 
  • Removal of truck load of garbage 

Please contact us for further information regarding donations and where to send them.