The Philadelphia Girls’ Rowing Club has 501(c)(3) tax exempt status. You may choose to donate to one or more of the following:

  1. General Funds. The Philadelphia Girls' Rowing Club has ongoing needs. We are proud of our state-of-the-art fleet, which needs to be maintained and turned over on a regular basis. Our members receive the best training on Boathouse Row, with the expenses that good training requires. We are self-governed and maintain the building and all equipment.

  2. Preservation Campaign. Our Preservation Campaign, Shore Her Up, is dedicated to ensuring that our historic building remains in good quality.

  3. Bill Braxton Memorial Regatta. PGRC runs the annual Braxton Regatta on the second Sunday of November every year. Proceeds go toward two high school scholarships awarded each year. Please visit the Braxton website for more information on student scholarships.

  4. Annual Fund. The annual fund pays for specific wish or necessity decided by the voting membership. 

How do I make a donation?


You can easily and securely donate to one of the funds listed above, on either a one-time or a recurring basis, through PayPal.


Please make your check payable to the Philadelphia Girls’ Rowing Club and send it to:
     14 Kelly Drive, Boathouse Row
     Philadelphia, PA  19130


Please visit the Philadelphia Girls’ Rowing Club on Facebook.

Amazon Smile

You can find us on Amazon at Smile Amazon. Choose Philadelphia Girls’ Rowing Club as your charitable organization.

United Way

For contributions through the United Way, please note that our United Way Agency number is 12799.


Many people also choose to include their charitable interests in their long range financial planning. The will is one of the most popular vehicles for making long range gifts. Countless gifts, small or large, are arranged by people of all means, in all walks of life. You might consider including a charitable gift in your will or other estate plans. More information is available upon request, in confidence, and with no obligation. Please email Sophie Socha at or call (610) 667-7431 to arrange a legacy gift.

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act continues to provide you with flexibility to make charitable and legacy gifts that meet your personal and financial goals. To include the Philadelphia Girls’ Rowing Club in your will or trust, instruct your attorney to prepare a codicil.

Here is sample language:

“I hereby give, devise and bequeath to the Philadelphia Girls’ Rowing Club, a nonprofit corporation organized and operating under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, with an organization at 14 Kelly Drive, Boathouse Row, Philadelphia, PA 19130, the sum of $____ (or __ percent of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate) to be used for its general purposes (or for a particular area of your choosing).”