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Charity Fundraiser for the Wave Project UK

Riding Waves of Hope: Join Us for our “Pop Up” Charity Event in support of the Wave Project UK!

Surf’s up for a fantastic cause! The Wave Project UK, is an incredible charity dedicated to transforming the lives of young people through surfing, and Coast and Country Cottages charity of the year. This year we are hosting an exhilarating event outside our offices on Island Street, Salcombe.

In this blog post, we’ll delve into the exciting details of the event and extend a warm invitation to join us in making a difference.
Get ready to ride the waves and support a cause that truly makes a splash!

The Wave Project UK

Charity Fundraiser for the Wave Project UK

Before we dive into the event details, let’s take a moment to understand the inspiring work done by The Wave Project UK. This remarkable organisation combines the therapeutic benefits of surfing with mentoring to help young people facing challenges, such as anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem. By harnessing the power of the ocean, The Wave Project UK creates a supportive environment that empowers young individuals to overcome their personal obstacles.

The programs offered by The Wave Project UK are designed to create a safe and inclusive environment where young people can develop their surfing skills, engage in physical activity, and experience a sense of achievement. Through these activities, participants can enhance their self-belief, reduce stress, and improve their overall mental well-being.

The Wave Project UK works closely with local communities and partners with schools, youth centres, and mental health services to identify young people who can benefit from their programs. The charity operates in various locations across the United Kingdom, bringing the transformative power of surfing to different coastal communities. They rely heavily on the generosity of volunteers, donors, and supporters to fund their programs and ensure that as many young people as possible can access their services.

The Event: “Pop Up” Fun Day | Charity Event

When: 10am-4pm Wednesday 31st May 2023

Where: Island Street, Salcombe

Charity Fundraiser for the Wave Project UK

Join us for an adrenaline-filled day as we come together to support The Wave Project UK and the amazing work they do. This charity event is designed to not only raise funds but also spread awareness about the importance of mental health and the healing power of surfing.

Here’s what you can expect:

Pop-up challenge

How many surf-style pop-ups can you do in 60 seconds? Take part in this challenge for the chance to not only take on the title of “pop-up champion” but also a smores hamper from The POSH Hamper Co and a Coast & Country Cottages gift bag (child winner) or a £50 gift voucher from Triocean Surf (adult winner).

Mini beach clean

How many pieces of ‘litter’ can you find hiding in the sand on our mini beach? A fun activity for the children to not only highlight the importance of taking litter home after a day on the sand, but to also earn themselves a reward if they find all ten pieces!

Surfboard design challenge

Children can enter our surfbboard design challenge to be in the chance of winning a great prize! There will be three categories for the creative contest – age 5 and under, 6-10 years and 11 years+.

Grand raffle

Enter our grand prize raffle for a chance to win an incredible selection of prizes generously provided by local businesses including:

Charity Fundraiser for the Wave Project UK

Our Aim:

This is an amazing charity – one which is very close to our hearts.  Our aim to is to help as many children to enjoy a Surf Club Session with The Wave Project as possible. It costs £200 to fund a Surf Club Session for 10 children. With this in mind, we hope to raise £1000 to fund five of these sessions to help at least 50 children to experience the joy of surfing!

Charity Fundraiser for the Wave Project UK

How to Get Involved:

We’d love for you to join us in supporting The Wave Project UK. Here’s how you can make a difference:

  • Attend the Event: Mark your calendars and join us on Wednesday 31st May on Island Street, Salcombe. Your presence alone will help create a positive and vibrant atmosphere, inspiring others to contribute.
  • Spread the Word: Share this blog post and the event details with your friends, family, and social media followers. Use the power of your voice to raise awareness about this worthy cause and encourage others to attend or donate.
  • Make a Donation: If you’re unable to attend the event, you can still contribute by making a donation directly to The Wave Project UK via our JustGiving page. Every pound donated goes a long way in transforming lives and giving young people the chance to experience the healing power of surfing.

Charity Fundraiser for the Wave Project UK