Fundraising costs, benefits go beyond money for nonprofits

SWIM PREPARATION: Swimmers and kayakers in the fourth wave of the 40th Save The Bay Swim in August 2016 get ready to start their 1.7-nautical-mile challenge  from Newport to Jamestown. / COURTESY SAVE THE BAY
SWIM PREPARATION: Swimmers and kayakers in the fourth wave of the 40th Save The Bay Swim in August 2016 get ready to start their 1.7-nautical-mile challenge from Newport to Jamestown. / COURTESY SAVE THE BAY
Once every year Narragansett Bay, from Naval Station Newport to Jamestown’s Potter Cove, is flooded with 700 swimmers and kayakers dedicated to improving and preserving the health of the aquatic ecosystem by fundraising for Save The Bay. Leanne Danielsen, event manager for the Providence-based nonprofit, said “most of the people swimming have been [doing so]…

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