Love surfing, skateboarding, clean water and doing good?

Wednesday May 9, 2018 by carolyn
 
Are you a surfer wanting to do good? Are you passionate about providing clean water to those in need? Or are you committed to helping underserved youth or vets in need? Here are some options for you:
 
Waves for Water (Santa Monica)
Provides access to clean water through the distribution of portable water filters, the digging and renovating of wells, and the construction of rainwater harvesting and storing systems in places where groundwater is not accessible.
 
Stoked (Culver City)
Creates a community of fearless leaders through mentoring, opportunity, and action--including surfing, skateboarding, and more.
 
Surf Bus Foundation (Santa Monica)
Empowers people to have a healing connection to the sea. We do this by engaging in ocean sports like surfing, swimming and beach games while exploring the wonder and beauty of the sea.
 
A Walk on Water (Newbury Park)
Provides water therapy through guided surf instruction to specials needs children.  Surfing is used as a tool to gain self confidence skills and to promote the therapeutic benefits of the sport’s positive effects.
 
Operation Amped (Del Mar)
Shares the “stoke” of the surfing community and the healing potential of surfing with seriously ill, injured, or disabled U.S. military veterans and their families.
 
Sustainable Surf (Los Angeles and San Francisco)
Transforms surf culture into a powerful force for protecting the ocean playground.
 
Surfrider Foundation (San Diego)
Protects the world's ocenas, waves, and beaches through its activist network.
 
Urban Surf (San Diego)
Works with orphan youth and foster kids using water sports as a catalyst. It teaches kids how to first have fun and then give back to their communities and neighborhoods through local service projects.
orld's ocean, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network.