Swim 4 Humanity is a fundraising event benefiting SurfAid International. Hosted in eight cities on the west and east coasts from March to May 2010, monies raised will go towards SurfAid's humanitarian programs.I wish I knew about this sooner.
Prior to the event, participating teams and individuals get sponsored by friends and family for a 30-minute swim at one of the swimming pool venues. Competitive freestyle swims will be held each day, and fun team relay races will take place in the afternoon.
Awards and prizes are presented to participants based on their fundraising totals. Top fundraisers, top fundraising teams, relay race winners, and top competitive freestyle swimmers recieve premium prizes. This year's top fundraiser will receive a surf trip to Indonesia including round-trip airfare, courtesy of World Surfaris and Joyo's Camp!
The top 3 fundraisers will recieve:
1. Round trip Indo surf trip courtesy World Surfaris and Joyo's Camp
2. Fire Wire surfboard
3. Jay Alders twin fin board by 9:fish
All fundraisers will accumulate prizes as they pass higher donation levels:
$5000 - Go Pro digital camera
$4000 - Sector Nine skateboard
$3000 - Dragon sunglasses
$2000 - Fox backpack
$1000 - Reef shoes/sandals
$500 - SurfAid Towel
Friday, March 12, 2010
Jessica Hardy & Fran Crippen swim with 'SurfAid' Founder Dave Jenkins this weekend in Malibu!
From the Surf 4 Humanity Foundation: