PHOENIX, Ariz. — Sisters on the Fly, an outdoors adventure club for women, is holding a raffle for one lucky winner to own a vintage 1957 Zieman trailer. All proceeds from the raffle will benefit Casting for Recovery, a nonprofit organization that provides free fly fishing retreats for women of any age and in any stage of breast cancer.
Aptly named Sweet Charity, the trailer has been restored to its previous splendor by members of Sisters on the Fly. The group has also commissioned an exterior mural painted by Reggley Bedoni,a talented Native American artist from Northeastern Arizona. Other trailer highlights include a custom made mattress, maroon ticking and copper accents throughout, converted storage spaces, wood floors and veneer walls.
In addition to all the benefits of a hotel room on wheels, the lucky winner will have the opportunity to join Sisters on the Fly as they caravan to adventurous locations, indulging in various events and activities coordinated by the organization throughout the year. While a trailer isn’t required to join in the fun, renovated, vintage trailer caravans have become a trademark of Sisters on the Fly.
Casting for Recovery and Sisters on the Fly have a natural connection, with each organization focused on the healing benefits of nature, sisterhood and, of course, fly fishing. “We are honored to be a national sponsor of an organization so well known for its outstanding and unique work in the breast cancer recovery community,”said Maurrie Sussman, Sister #1 and co--founder of Sisters on the Fly. “The raffle is just one of the ways that we are fulfilling our $30,000 annual commitment to this vital cause.”
Raffle tickets for the opportunity to win Sweet Charity will be sold from July 29 to August 23. Sales will be capped at 750 tickets and will be available for purchase at www.sistersonthefly.com/
About Sisters on the Fly
Sisters on the Fly® is an organization committed to empowering women through sisterhood and exceptional outdoor adventures. Founded in 1999, Sisters on the Fly has grown from three members to 4,000 worldwide including in Canada, England and Australia,in addition to the United States. Learn more at http://www.sistersonthefly.
About Casting for Recovery
Casting for Recovery® is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of women with breast cancer by providing retreats designed to promote and support mental and physical healing.The program uses counseling, medical education, and instruction in fly fishing to provide an opportunity for women at any age,or stage of treatment, to address survivorship issues. Casting for Recovery is committed to socioeconomic and cultural diversity,and the retreats are provided at no cost to participants. Learn more at www.castingforrecovery.org.