DAME Design Award will benefit disabled sailing group

METS Trade organizer RAI Amsterdam announced that the proceeds from this year’s DAME Design Award will benefit the Dutch charity Sailability.
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METS Trade organizer RAI Amsterdam announced that the proceeds from this year’s DAME Design Award will benefit the Dutch charity Sailability.

The foundation enables disabled people to independently enjoy sailing through a network of partner yacht clubs.

Sailability was also the beneficiary of the DAME 2013 proceeds, and the METS Trade exhibition committee was impressed with the way the funds had been used.

“As the organizers of the Mets Trade show we were very proud of this tangible benefit achieved with the contribution of the DAME 2013 participants,” RAI Amsterdam’s maritime manager Irene Dros said in a statement.

“The METS Trade exhibition committee has also been impressed with the fact that Sailability has been running for 12 years and has more than 300 volunteers, plus a board of six people,” Dross said. “No one involved in the charity is paid a salary, which speaks volumes for their dedication and commitment to the disabled.”

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