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The first ever surfing and volleyball Surf N Turf invitational is back again for 2015. Surfing and volleyball are two of most famous South Bay activities and are integral to two great non-profit foundations in our community and the high school friends who inspired the creation of each foundation.

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About The Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation

The Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation is a non-profit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the life of our inspiration Jimmy Miller. The JMMF provides free of charge its unique program of Ocean Therapy to the United States Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Battalion-West, as well as the Veterans from the West LA Veterans Hospital and youth from several care and shelter facilities for at risk and foster children. The JMMF Ocean Therapy program for the Marines takes place year round on the beach at Camp Pendleton and the program for the Veterans and children operates on the beach at Manhattan Beach, CA, during the spring and summer months.

The JMMF Ocean Therapy program combines occupational and recreational therapies with the sport of surfing in the healing environment of the ocean. Ocean Therapy is proven to assist recovery and rehabilitation for those challenged by Post Traumatic Stress Disorders (“PTSD”,) traumatic brain injuries, and other emotional, mental and medical conditions. The JMMF team consists of professional occupational and psychological therapists, expert surf instructors, experienced water pros and lifeguards, and dedicated volunteers.

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We are not sure of the status of the Surf N Turf for Sunday yet due to the oil spill. Might just be the Turf N Turf. We will let everyone know once we know more about the status of the beaches. ... See MoreSee Less

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David SpitzerI am always concerned regarding the proximity to the factories nearby at Manhattan Bch. Albeit it's a great beach but the thought of factories being close by, does not resonate well with me in theory. Anyone else have similar thoughts?13 hours ago

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my Name is Laura-Sophie and I'am a 16 years old student from Germany. First of all I would like to say sorry for my english
In august I want travel to the USA and I want to spend 11 months there as an exchange student. I want go to the High School and live like an real american Teenager. My Exchange Organisation is called YFU and now I'am looking for a Host Family. I'am very uncomplicated, I love photography, swim, ride bike, writing, sports and spend time with family and friends. If you now some familys which take up exchange Students please let me know this And If you want to know more about me,please let me know this and ask me a lot of questions.
I hope maybe you can help to find a hostfamily for me. Send me a private Message ☺️
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Ocean Therapy

 

What is Ocean Therapy?

Ocean Therapy is an adaptive surfing program to assist individuals coping with mental and physical illness in accessing the ocean environment. Surfing has long since been a sport associated with freedom and independence and has the ability to support individuals with special needs in increasing their self-esteem and self-confidence.

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Why Donate to the JMMF

The Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation is a California 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All of your donations will go to wounded warriors, vets, helping children in need to use the ocean as therapy.   All donations are tax deductible.

Please use the donation form to the left or send all donations to the:

Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation
2711 Sepulveda Blvd. #331
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Please visit the Donate page for financials and more information

 

 

 


 

 

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