Who We Are

Champions of Surf & Sand

Surfrider is a community of everyday people who passionately protect our playground - the ocean, waves, and beaches that provide us so much enjoyment.

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What We Do

Protect & Enjoy

We ensure clean water, healthy ocean and coastlines and accessible beaches for all to enjoy by finding lasting solutions to the threats our ocean faces.

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Our Network

85 chapters. 10 regions. 1 mission.

We don’t just play, we win. Surfrider has a blueprint for success that transforms passion into protection, which is mobilized in local communities, all across the U.S. Our network campaigns for our ocean as issues arise and proactively works on programs to help keep our beaches healthy.

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How We Do It

Largest Network of Coastal Defenders

Surfrider is a network of passionate volunteers supported at the national level by legal, policy and science experts. We transform local passion into lasting protection for the ocean, waves and beaches.

Our Approach

Help us achieve 100% protection of our coasts.

Your support will help the Surfrider Foundation gets us one step closer to our vision of protecting 100% of our coasts. And it's a sound investment - for every $1.00 you give to the Surfrider Foundation 87 cents will go directly to support our coasts.