2018 Race Beneficiaries

Alzheimer's Family Support logoCreated by caregivers, the Alzheimer’s Family Support Center of Cape Cod provides free personalized services to the 10,000 families, individuals and caregivers currently living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related diseases on Cape Cod. The goal is to help families navigate the complexities and challenges they face with these diseases, within a research-based, service-driven social model. Services include support groups, care planning, counseling, education, insurance support, phone check-ins, family meetings and social programming. The new Friendly Visitor Respite Program will provide social visits geared specifically to the interests of the respite recipients, providing a much-needed break for caregivers while offering activities that enrich daily life for those with cognitive loss.

CAPE COD HEALTHCARE: Expansion of Cancer Services
logo cape cod healthcareThe mission of Cape Cod Healthcare is to coordinate and deliver the highest quality, accessible health services to all Cape Cod residents and visitors. The Cape Cod Healthcare Regional Cancer Network brings together a team of experts who work collaboratively to provide the most advanced cancer diagnosis and treatment using the latest technology. From leading-edge MRI and 3D imaging for early diagnosis, to targeted immunotherapy drugs that help the body’s own immune system destroy tumors, to the highest-precision radiology treatments, Cape Cod Healthcare’s Regional Cancer Network delivers an array of treatments to provide the best cancer care available anywhere.

CAPE COD CHILDREN’S PLACE: Expansion of Family Support Services
logo cape cod childrens placeCape Cod Children’s Place (CCCP) believes all local families and children deserve to reach their full potential. CCCP empowers families through a strength-based model with services for children, parents, educators and community members. CCCP programs provide education, services and resources which build the skills, support systems, knowledge, stability and resiliency needed for a healthy, nurturing and safe community. The organization is committed to collaborating with non-profits, local businesses, school systems, health care providers, donors and local residents and increasing access to comprehensive support services.

logo cape cod theatre company
Cape Cod Theatre Company Home of the Harwich Jr. Theatre (CCTC) is Cape Cod's premier multi-generational theatre. CCTC’s commitment is to educate, empower and inspire students of all ages from all backgrounds to explore and expand their creative talents and aspirations, to experience and appreciate live theatre and to develop and nurture a life-long appreciation of the performing arts. The year-round educational offerings include productions, school matinees, classes and outreach programs for all ages. Drama education is one of the best ways of helping young people discover that deep love of life and humanity necessary to develop the desire, tenacity and ingenuity to tackle their own and the world’s challenges.

DREAM DAY ON CAPE COD: Camp Experiences for Seriously Ill Cape Kids and their Families
logo dream day cape codDream Day on Cape Cod is dedicated to bringing respite into the lives of seriously ill children and their families at its Camp Nan-Ke-Rafe, a 31-acre facility located adjacent to Nickerson State Park. Dream Day’s goal is to help children face life-threatening illnesses by giving them respite from the world of hospitals and treatments, in a place where they enjoy the peace and tranquility of nature, the camaraderie of family and new friends, and the joy of being a child. Above all, Dream Day gives hundreds of families the chance to have fun together and create special memories that transcend pain and struggle. All programs are offered at no cost.


2017: $50,000 for each organization

· Cape Cod & Islands Major Crisis Relief Fund
· Cape Cod Healthcare ($100,000)
· Lower Cape Outreach Council
· Mass Audubon Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary
· Special Olympics Massachusetts

2016: $50,000 for each organization

· Cape Cod Collaborative Arts Network (CapeCodCan!)
· Cape Cod Healthcare ($100,000)
· Gosnold on Cape Cod
· Homeless Not Hopeless
· Sail Cape Cod

2015: $50,000 for each organization

· Calmer Choice
· Cape Cod Healthcare ($100,000)
· Cape Cod Maritime Museum
· Independence House
· Katelynn's Closet

2014: $42,000 for each organization

· Cape & Islands Veterans Outreach Center
· Cape Cod Baseball League
· Cape Cod Regional Substance Abuse Prevention Initiative
· Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
· Cape Cod Healthcare ($100,000)

2013: $37,500 for each organization

· Outer Cape Health Services
· Hope Hospice
· Children’s Cove
· Cape Cod Times Needy Fund
· Cape Cod Healthcare ($100,000)

2012: $40,000 for each organization

· Cape & Islands Special Olympics
· CHAMP Homes
· Community Health Center of Cape Cod
· Sight Loss Services

2011: $31,250 for each organization

· Cape Abilities
· Cape Cod Child Development
· Duffy Health Center
· Elder Services Meals-on-Wheels

2010: $30,000 for each organization

· American Red Cross, Cape Cod & Islands Chapter
· Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod & the Islands
· Cape Cod Hunger Network
· Tri-County Collaborative for Oral Health Excellence (Tri-CCOHE)

2009: $40,000 for each organization

· The Cape Cod Times Needy Fund
· Children’s Cove
· The Genesis Foundation

Interested in being a beneficiary?

Since 2001, Seaside Le Mans has supported 46 charitable organizations on Cape Cod. The Charitable Giving Committee begins the selection process each fall, with beneficiaries announced early in the new year. Seaside Le Mans considers beneficiaries in the areas of Health & Human Services, Social Services and Children’s Organizations and all funding must be invested on Cape Cod.

Beneficiary Interest Form


While there is no formal application process, any interested organizations can fill out the interest form or email Kelsey Ellis at kellis@thedavenportcompanies.com. You will be contacted if more information is needed. The committee will review the interest forms, and will also consider many other organizations serving the needs of Cape Codders. You do not need to contact us to be considered as a beneficiary.