This project would not be possible without the kind and generous donations of the public. As much as the Maritime Heritage Foundation relies upon and appreciates the help of the St. Augustine Lighthouse and the Fountain of Youth park (as well as all our corporate donors) it is the donations from our visitors and friends that are never overlooked nor forgotten. It is with these smaller donations that the spirit of the project truly thrives. Here is a picture of our “donor’s board” at the site and any and all are welcome to “buy” a rib or oar or any other part of the boat but you’re also welcome to become a member of the foundation and if you happen to be at the site and have an extra dollar or two or some change we have a 16th century donation box that we’d love you to put to use! Every dollar we receive goes to completing the Chalupa ever sooner.