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Tropical Smoothie Café

Tropical Smoothie Café is Camp Sunshine’s largest corporate partner. This partnership began in 2007 and has raised more than $7.5 million for Camp Sunshine over the years through their national holiday, National Flip Flop Day! Tropical Smoothie Café’s contributions to Camp Sunshine include general operating support, contributions to capital projects and employee volunteer participation at Camp Sunshine sessions. Learn more about this corporate partnership.


New Balance Foundation

The New Balance Foundation is one of Camp Sunshine’s longest-standing corporate partnerships. This partnership began in 2000 when the New Balance Foundation signed on as a sponsor of a fundraising event called the Miracle Marathon, which was a relay run up the East Coast from Saint Mary’s Hospital in Florida to Camp Sunshine in Maine.  Learn more about this corporate partnership.


Texas Roadhouse

Texas Roadhouse became a Camp Sunshine corporate partner in 2012, when Texas Roadhouse Market Partner, Michael Halpern brought more than 50 employees to Camp Sunshine for a day of volunteering. Later that year, Texas Roadhouse in Scarborough hosted their first fundraiser for Camp - selling paper "sunnies", which was only the start of nearly a decade of collaboration.  Learn more about this corporate partnership.


Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake

Since our inception in 1984, Migis Lodge has supported Camp Sunshine in a variety of ways, including catering special events like the Maine Suitcase Party and SEALs for Sunshine Gala, hosting board meetings, and introducing generations of Migis Lodge guests to the magic of Camp Sunshine. Together, Migis guests have raised in excess of $1,000,000 for Camp Sunshine over the years, most notably during a campaign in 2016 honoring and celebrating the lodge's 100th Anniversary. Tim Porta, owner of Migis Lodge, served on Camp Sunshine’s Board of Directors since 2001. Jed Porta, partner of Migis Lodge now serves on Camp Sunshine's Board of Directors.


Shaw Brother’s Construction

Camp Sunshine’s corporate partnership with Shaw Brothers Construction dates back to a community fundraiser in 1999. Since that time, Shaw Brothers Construction has generously supported Camp Sunshine in many ways over the years, including donating in-kind services, sponsoring special events and funding capital projects. Dan Shaw, Owner and Co-Founder of Shaw Brothers Construction has been a Camp Sunshine Board Member since 2005. 


Silverang  Rosenzweig & Haltzman

Since 1997, Principal Kevin Silverang and his wife Claudia have supported Camp Sunshine.  Their initial gifts came at the request of a mutual friend and founding volunteer, Joe Pappalardo.  Later, Kevin would make Camp Sunshine the beneficiary of the annual Peptones Rock and Soul Music event in Gladwyne, PA. In 2016, Kevin became a Camp Sunshine Board Member.


Hancock Lumber

Hancock Lumber’s history of giving to Camp Sunshine began in 1993 with a generous donation made by Carol and David Hancock. David Hancock went on to serve as the chairman of Camp Sunshine’s Executive Committee until his passing in 1997. Carol Hancock who served as a volunteer for many years, then stepped up to serve on Camp Sunshine’s Board of Directors. Carol, her son Kevin and the Hancock family have since remained deeply committed to supporting Camp Sunshine. Hancock Lumber and the Hancock Family have contributed to many different Camp Sunshine initiatives over the years, including capital projects, golf tournaments and Camp Sunshine’s annual Pumpkin Festival.



Since 2003, Maine based, Renys department store customers, sales associates, and management teams have rallied around a campaign to sell and display hundreds, even thousands, of  paper pumpkins on store walls to benefit Camp Sunshine.  (to sponsor families to go to camp.)  Nearly two decades later, every October starts a new fun-filled competition between locations around the state, who challenge one another to help send even more families to Camp. 


TD Bank

TD Bank has been supporting Camp Sunshine since 1996 when they made their first donation to support Camp Sunshine’s mission. Since then, TD Bank and their employees have continued to contribute volunteer hours and provide financial support. Learn more about this corporate partnership.


Landry/French Construction

Camp Sunshine’s partnership with Landry/French Construction began in 2015. Since that time, they have supported Camp Sunshine’s Maine Suitcase Party and SEALs for Sunshine events. Executive Vice President, Kevin French has been a key member of the annual Maine Suitcase Party planning committee and the organization has been the lead sponsor for the past several years.


MAC Air Group 

One of the most critical aspects of organizing the first ever Maine Suitcase Party in 2013 was finding someone willing to let us borrow their airplane hangar … and their jet … and a couple pilots as well.  Enter our friends Allyn and Alysan Caruso, owner operators of MAC Air Group who said “yes” then and have played gracious host to the event ever since.      



NAPA’s support of Camp Sunshine’s mission began in 2007. Over the years, NAPA and NAPA Auto Care Centers have sold paper “sunnies” and pumpkins in support of our program. . . NAPA has also hosted their own golf outing as well as supported Camp Sunshine’s Golf Tournament and for several years they organized and hosted a unique event called the NAPA Egg Ride.



KOA (Kampgrounds of America) Care Camps is a nonprofit organization which supports children’s oncology camps throughout North America, and has been providing funding to support Camp Sunshine’s mission since 2002. In addition to helping families attend Camp, Care Camps has provided grants to support campus capital projects.



L.L.Bean’s partnership with Camp Sunshine started in 2013 when they began hosting   Camp’s annual Pumpkin Festival at their Flagship Campus in Freeport, Maine. Over the years, Camp Sunshine’s partnership with L.L.Bean has grown to include an additional mid-summer Watermelon Festival. Collectively these events attract more than 50,000 attendees annually, helping to not only raise funds for Camp Sunshine but also spread awareness of our mission. Learn more about this corporate partnership.


Vertex Foundation

The Vertex Foundation began contributing to Camp Sunshine by providing matching donations for employees who participated in the Braveheart Bike Ride & Family Day in Harvard, MA in 2018. Most recently the foundation was instrumental in providing support for CS Virtual programs during the pandemic.


Keller Williams

In 2013, Team Leader and Business Consultant for Keller Williams of Greater Portland, Mark Richard contacted Camp Sunshine with a unique fundraising opportunity. The agency wanted to develop the only known “Suitcase Party” east of the Mississippi right here in Maine and make Camp Sunshine the beneficiary. Together, the vision became a reality when later that fall hundreds gathered in a private hangar and four lucky party guests found themselves on a private jet headed for a weekend in NYC!    



It’s not an exaggeration to say Camp Sunshine runs on Dunkin’! Since 2013, Dunkin’ has donated all the coffee, cups, and lids Camp Sunshine needs for the season, saving thousands of dollars for the program. Dunkin’s support also includes grant support from their foundation, the Joy in Childhood Foundation. Learn more about this corporate partnership.


Academy Mortgage

A corporate partnership nurtured by Branch Manager, Tamika Donahue, Academy Mortgage is a major sponsor of Camp Sunshine’s Maine Suitcase Party and Freezin’ for a Reason Portland Polar Dip. Tamika has personally supported Camp Sunshine and has been a member of the planning committee for the Maine Suitcase Party since 2013.



Laddawn, a packaging product distributor, began donating to Camp Sunshine in 2010 and has continued to be a huge supporter of Camp Sunshine’s Freezin’ for a Reason Wachusett Polar Dip each year since.  


Industrial Solutions, Inc.

Industrial Solutions, Inc. has been donating to Camp Sunshine since 2015 as part of the NAPA Installer Rewards program. This incredibly successful campaign continues to support Camp annually.  


Capital Group

Capital Group has been providing much-needed support for various fundraising events and operational initiatives.  The partnership has been made possible and flourished thanks to Ralph Heckert, Senior Vice President and Shareholder in Capital Group who has served on Camp Sunshine’s Board of Directors since 2017.


Spectrum Healthcare Partners

The organization’s support began helping families attending Camp Sunshine in 2010.  The following year they became a sponsor of the fall Pumpkin Festival which they have continued to be a part of annually. In 2019, Spectrum Healthcare Partners additionally positioned themselves as the lead sponsor for the annual Watermelon Festival.



Camp Sunshine’s partnership with Martignetti Companies of NNE was facilitated by Executive Vice President, Dean Williams. Martignetti first began providing support, with the help of their dedicated suppliers, during Camp Sunshine’s annual SEALs for Sunshine event in 2015. Martignetti continues to sponsor several fundraising events each year, including the Maine Suitcase Party.


Johnson & Jordan

Johnson & Jordan began their support of Camp Sunshine as a sponsor of the Maine Suitcase Party in 2017. I Introduced to Camp and the event by lead sponsor Kevin French, they have continued their annual support and even assisted in launching the inaugural Camp Sunshine Ride in 2020.


Cross Insurance

Since 2017, Cross Insurance has been a major corporate sponsor of the Maine Suitcase Party when the event was cancelled in 2020 they did not waver in continuing their support and became a sponsor of the inaugural Camp Sunshine Poker Ride.

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