Friends of La Jolla Shores: This local group has spearheaded and completed many great projects at La Jolla Shores
beach to improve the visitors' experience for locals and tourists alike. Together with La Jolla Shores Surfing Association, they
helped us with the design, installation of the surf mural and dolphin mosaic tiles at our new North Kellogg Park Comfort
Station! You may support this project and others by making a donation directly to the "Friends of La Jolla Shores"
Scripps Institution of Oceanography in support of the oceanographic collections. At a time when our planet’s
biodiversity is increasingly threatened, documenting and understanding the diversity of marine life and our changing Earth is
more important than ever. OUr surf club enjoys special behind-the-scenes, lectures, and more with this world-renowned
research facility in our backyard, and will keep you informed of tours, lectures, and other events around Scripps.
Natural High: We’re proud to welcome and honor local this local foundation, headquartered in La Jolla, and founded by
local surfer Jon Sundt. Their mission is to influence the hearts and minds of kids by inspiring them to live their natural high
and reject drugs. They produce and distribute Natural High DVDs for FREE, to every middle school, public and private,
throughout the United States. The DVDs are currently being used in every state in the country.
San Diego Junior Lifeguard Foundation in support of scholarships for the City of San Diego Junior Lifeguard program
and swim safety courses in under privileged communities. Their mission is to save lives by providing skills for life programs
focused on drowning prevention and aquatic safety education within our community.
Torrey Pines Christian Church Surf Ministry teaches surfing to challenged athletes and supports the surf
club "RIO" (Ride it Out), a military surf club for wounded warriors.
Worthy Causes receiving our past support 2014 and earlier
Big Worm’s Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Disabled Services Advisory Council (DCAS)
Door of Faith Orphanage, Baja, Mexico
Rell Sunn Educational Fund
San Diego Coastkeeper
Surfrider Foundation, San Diego Chapter
San Diego Surf Lifesaving Association (SDSLA)
Surfing Heritage and Culture Center
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
UCSD Luau and Longboard Invitational
Every year LJ Shores Surfing Association members nominate and elect worthy causes to receive our
club funds. We’re proud of this tradition, and over the past 5 years, we have given over $25,000 to
non-profit organizations with the event proceeds from our annual menehune surf contest and
gathering of the crew for a good cause...Here are the 'good causes' we are supporting this year with
proceeds from our 2016 Annual Menehune Surf Contest
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