The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) that was established in 2022. Its mission is to is to enhance, beautify, protect, and clean greater Misquamicut Beach and surrounding areas and any other lawful purpose of a non-profit corporation in Rhode Island. Because of its 501(c)(3) status the foundation can accept donations and be eligible for many grants to help make our favorite place in the world, better than ever.
The Board of Directors is made up of a passionate group of each loving individuals who are part of the fabric of Misquamicut Beach, and love everything about our special corner of the world. They include:
Tim Brennan (President): Owner, Two Little Fish
Geoff Maynard (Vice President): Co-Owner, NorthSwell
Rebecca Colucci (Secretary/Treasurer): Co-Owner, Andrea Seaside Restaurant
Scarlett Driscoll: Store Manager, The Home Depot Westerly
Vincent Scaramuzzo: President, Ed-Exec, Inc.
Lydia Shell: Director of Philanthropy, Mystic Aquarium
Holly Sisco: Co-Owner, Shorecrest Store
The Foundation will be participating in many exciting initiatives and beach cleanup days throughout the year. Stay Tuned for more announcements. This spring, with assistance from the Misquamicut Business Association, and a generous donation from The Westerly Home Depot, the foundation will be installing over 30 fresh planters throughout Misquamicut Beach in the coming weeks. This season they will also have educational opportunities available with the support of Mystic Aquarium – and other events coming soon. If you have a great idea for the foundation, would like to donate your time, or make a generous contribution, please contact Rebecca Colucci at [email protected]