Hurricane Harvey Disaster Fund

K38 send a team of trained volunteers to work in the aftermath of flooding in Hurricane Havey in Orange County Texas.  K38 team of volunteers worked in the field specifically in Vidor and the Rose City areas.  

K38 had previously worked in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

This caravan of rescue professionals are traveled across the country from various states with  four 2017 Kawasaki Ultra LX Jet Skis, which were used for this humanitarian effort.

Donations provide coverage for their travel team expenses: vehicles, watercraft, tools, food and fuel for four boats which will include the hours necessary to operate these vehicles during rescue operations.   

All donations will be used towards this mission. None of the rescue team will be paid for risking their safety to perform rescue operations.

This mission began on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017, and team members returned on September 5th.

About K38:
K38 founded Personal Water Craft and Rescue Water Craft training in 1989. K38 is a maritime heritage company and are partners with leading boating organizations that endorse and manage occupational training and certifying boating requirements.  K38 has been a National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) partner and instructor from 1998 to date.  Affiliated with NASBLA, and the American Watercraft Association. K38 LLC administrative office is located in Boca Raton, Florida.

About Rescue Water Craft Association:
The mission of Rescue Water Craft Association is to bring together members representing the water rescue community, waterway users and vessel operators from a variety of international communities both recreational and occupational and to promote modern safe practices and share educational updates and standards.

Rescue Water Craft Association Inc. (RWCA) strives to work with partners in boating and water safety promoting proper use, education, outreach programs and to assist in training standards and shared resources with our partners and members.

We are performing ths work in partnership with: Rescue Water Craft Association EIN: 82-2072637; and the American Watercraft Association.

Thank you to everyone who contributes to this fundraiser!
Janie Powers

Follow this mission on Facebook on these pages:
1. Rescue Water Craft Association:
2. K38 Rescue International:

K38's past rescue efforts during Hurrican Katrina can be viewed here:


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Organizer and beneficiary

Janie Powers 
Boca Raton, FL
Shawn Alladio 
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