Giving Tuesday 2020

#SupportASeafarer on #GivingTuesday and join the #GlobalGiving Movement! 1 December 2020 GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. How you can participate Join the …

Lesley Warrick to Retire as Seafarers’ House Executive Director; Jennifer Stewart Named as Successor

Stewart to assume Executive Director role on January 1, 2021 Seafarers’ House at Port Everglades is pleased to announce Jennifer Stewart as executive director, following the retirement of Lesley Warrick on December 31, 2020. Warrick has served as executive director of the Port Everglades-based nonprofit since 2005. She joined Seafarers’ House in 2004 as a public relations executive. Under her …

2020 Shoebox Christmas

During the months of November and December, Seafarers’ House hopes to hand out as many as 3,000 wrapped shoeboxes (clear bags this year for COVID-19 safety!)  filled with socks, toiletries, and holiday cheer to the seafarers who come from all over the world into our Port Everglades. They are all so very far away from home and family during the …

2020 International Golden Compass Gala

Lisa Lutoff-Perlo CEO and President Celebrity Cruises Saturday, September 26, 2020 7pm-8pm Private Zoom Link Will Be Emailed to All Ticket Holders on Friday, September 25th Click here for the event’s signature cocktail recipe! Already have tickets? Getting ready for the event is easy! Purchase any additional tickets for colleagues and friends! Register at our BidPal giving center in advance …

Lesley Warrick Interviewed on Shipping Podcast

Seafarers’ House Executive Director Lesley Warrick was interviewed for the 140th episode of Shipping Podcast with Lena Göthberg. The interview was released on June 25, 2020, a day early, in honor of #DayofTheSeafarer, to give a little extra attention to those that are working so hard at sea. You can listen or download to the podcast on the Shipping Podcast …

Day of the Seafarer 2020 – You Are Not Alone

Click here to join our Day of the Seafarers Movement Challenge ​This year, IMO has announced that the Day of the Seafarer campaign will be focused on seafarers on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic. Seafarers around the world work tirelessly to ensure essential goods, like food, fuel, medical supplies and hospital equipment are delivered – the things we …

Celebrating Father’s Day

With so many marooned mariners in our care, we decided to make our regular visit a bit more special for Father’s Day this year!  Father Sandy and Erika visited the seafarers at the Fort Lauderdale hotel, distributed goodie bags, and offered prayers and blessings.  With our regular visits, our team has gotten to know many of the marooned seafarers very …

Virtual Religious Services

It’s been a busy month here at Seafarers’ House.  We’re still caring for seafarers marooned in Broward and Miami, but we’ve been able to move forward on a new project to help care for seafarers at sea!  This month we’ve collaborated with Carnival Cruise Lines to pilot a virtual religious service program.  This exciting program brings online, live-streamed multi-faith services …

Bringing Music to Marooned Seafarers

Our mission to aid seafarers stranded in South Florida continues to grow.  As of this week, we’re working with care teams to support 55 seafarers throughout Fort Lauderdale and Miami.  Thanks to the generous support of our business and faith-based community, we’ve been able to bring homemade food and a bit of fellowship to the seafarers.  This week Pastor Steve …

2020 Day of the Seafarer Movement Challenge

Join Seafarers’ House for our 2020 Day of the Seafarer Movement Challenge! This year we are celebrating seafarers as Key Transport Workers, who keep global trade, goods and materials moving! To honor their work we are challenging our community to a “1.6 for Seafarers” movement challenge in honor of the 1.6 million seafarers around the world! Register now to join …