1. Christmas at Sea...in May

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    What does SCI’s Christmas at Sea do in the spring? Paige Sato, Program Manager, offers a peek at the work to be done outside of the Christmas season.

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    • Post-Sandy Christmas at Sea Recovery

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      In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, SCI staff began cleaning up the hard-hit International Seafarers' Center in Port Newark. Christmas at Sea gifts, many of which were stored on the flooded first floor,…

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      • Mariners Say Thanks for Christmas on the River

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        Every year, SCI distributes thousands of gift packages to mariners working along the inland rivers at Christmastime. Here, recipients of these heartfelt gifts describe what the gesture means to them.

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        • East & West Packing Days: Christ Church & St. Clement's

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          Recently, two churches on opposite sides of the United States came to SCI Centers to pack hundreds of Christmas at Sea gifts for seafarers. It looks like these parishioners from Christ Episcopal Church…

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          • Mark of the APL Melbourne

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            Like many seafarers, Mark will be spending Christmas—and lots of other special days—on board ship. "We don't have a choice," he says. "When you're working, every day is Monday. When you go home, every…

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            • Niel & Rommel of the CMA CGM Libra

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              These crewmates spent Christmas in the Pacific ocean and New Year's at berth in Hong Kong. They received Christmas at Sea gifts from SCI--Bay Area before the holiday, and planned to have a special holiday celebration on board ship.

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              • Naresh Kadam of the MOL Encore

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                Naresh's contract as an AB ends this month. Lucky him! For his crewmates spending Christmas on board the ship, Christmas at Sea packages will help make the holiday a little brighter.

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                • Crew members of the APL Sweden and the Nordatlantic Receive Christmas at Sea Packages

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                  At SCI's International Maritime Center in the Bay Area, crew members from the APL Sweden and the Nordatlantic say thanks and Merry Christmas to all of SCI's volunteers. The beautiful handmade bags…

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                  • Jania Billups on Christmas at Sea

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                    SCI usually begins distributing Christmas hats and scarves on November 1, but if the weather turns cold sooner, we're willing to bend the rules. Former intern Jania describes how she brought Christmas in October to chilly seafarers traveling through the North Atlantic.

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                    • Amelito, Richie and Joseph of CMA CGM Vivaldi

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                      After these seafarers spent their shore leave buying gifts for their families, they received their own Christmas gifts courtesy of SCI-Bay Area volunteers. They'll bring back to ship a present for…

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