In the wake of Tropical Storm Nate, Costa Rica needs help!  The Country and many of peoples are facing extreme hardships and are in need of assistance. In addition to MANY other amazing members of our local community, Paddle 9 will be collecting donations that will be used directly for the purposes of disaster relief. 

Your generous donations will go towards the purchase of the following:

-Food/Canned Goods
-Bottled Water (Many left without water and electricity)
-Gas tanks for cooking, with gas
-First aid kits
-Water purification tablets and filters

Building materials:
cement, roofing material, hoses, cables, anything to rebuild houses swept away and shelter for people and animals.

Cleaning supplies: 

There is no donation too big or too small! Your help and efforts are GREATLY appreciated. 

About us:
Paddle 9 is a Manuel Antonio based Adventure tour company established between 2013-14

We are an extremely active company in our local community and have taken part in a number of charitable projects over the years, previously including GoFundMe in one of those projects.

We aim to raise these funds to go directly towards the purchase of the items listed above.

Upon meeting our goal, the funds will be withdrawn by our investor (Charles Zanger) and wired to our business bank account (ProMerica) in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. Once withdrawn we will purchase as many of the above listed items as we possibly can and my business partner, Brian Galloway, our Paddle 9 employees and myself will be personally responsible to distribute them to the families in need in the towns of Quepos, Paquita and Inmaculada. 

We greatly appreciate every single dollar and every drop of support thus far. Costa Rica is a resilient country and we look forward to assisting  them to bounce back as quickly as possible.

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments you may email us directly to:  [email redacted]

hank you in advance for your support!


Paddle 9 Team


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  • Ross Rosen 
    • $100 
    • 41 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 41 mos
  • Angela Nunziato 
    • $25 
    • 41 mos
  • Kevin Heslin 
    • $50 
    • 41 mos
  • Ashley Oconnor 
    • $25 
    • 41 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Matty Ruggz Rosenthal 
Marlton, NJ
Charles Zanger 
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