Barefoot Wine has been a proud supporter of the Surfrider Foundation for more than 20 years. In 2016, Barefoot Wine and Surfrider Foundation are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project, a nationwide initiative to keep our beaches “barefoot-friendly.” Each summer, the Project goes coast-to-coast, calling on community volunteers and local Surfrider members to come out and clean their shores.
The mission of Aveda is: "to care for the world we live in, from the products we make to the ways in which we give back to society. Aveda strives to set an example for environmental leadership, not just in the world of beauty, but around the world. As part of this belief, Aveda holds its Earth Month campaign each April throughout its network of salon/spas, experience centers and training institutes and has raised over $38 million for global clean water initiatives in the last fifteen years!
Speakman Company, or more affectionately known as Speakman is the purveyor of premium shower and bath products. Speakman is making a name for themselves as a company with intrinsic value for water conservation. With a dynamic partnership rooted in World Water Month, Surfrider Foundation and Speakman are determined to encourage our audiences to significantly reduce their water footprint with one simple step - installing a low flow Speakman Reaction showerhead.
For over 20 years, KROQ has supported the Surfrider Foundation, helping to raise funds and awareness of coastal issues through their annual Weenie Roast concert event. By providing on-air opportunities and space to host an on-site interactive Surfrider Foundation booth each year at the concert event, KROQ has helped Surfrider reach hundreds of thousands of new people. Additionally, through donation of a portion of concert ticket sales, KROQ has contributed more than $500,000 to the foundation to support the health of our ocean, waves and beaches.
Billabong, one of the world's best-known surf brands, has been a close partner of Surfrider Foundation for more than a decade with hangtag program on their merchandise has been seen far and wide, connecting consumers with our mission for coastal preservation. Billabong's support and collaborative partnership in our coastal preservation and enjoyment initiatives has brought great pride year after year!
SweetWater Brewing Company is a craft beer purveyor from the East Coast with a national following! Surfrider Foundation is excited to launch a new partnership with them during Summer 2016 to raise $40,000 for our clean water efforts. Environmental causes have always been top of mind with SweetWater. They have implemented a variety of sustainability practices within their day-to-day operations to reduce their carbon footprint and part take in water reclamation practices.
In addition to the refined flavor and unquestionable purity of their product, the Surfrider Foundation’s partner, Don Q Rum, values their ecologically-minded philosophy over everything else. In an effort to maintain a healthy ecosystem on their island home of Puerto Rico, Don Q’s approach to sustainability not only gives back to their community, but sets a standard for ecologically-responsible distilleries.
With its focus on delicious chef-crafted and plant based food, community giving, and compassion for the environment, Native Foods Café is dedicated to keeping its coastal and environmental footprints minimal. On average, a vegan indirectly consumes nearly 600 gallons of water per day less than a person who eats the average American diet. Native Foods Café offers a simple step people can take to help water conservation and quality efforts.
Firewire Surfboards is committed to the challenge of greener surfboard production. Their manufacturing methods already have a much smaller environmental impact than conventional surfboard production does. Firewire's TimberTEK technology is a game-changing step in the pursuit of a greener surf industry. Firewire is excited to support the Surfrider Foundation’s ongoing initiatives and activations throughout the year with donated TimberTEK surfboards and demos.
SPY Optics has introduced two of the “greenest” sunglass frame ever made—the SPY + Surfrider Helm and the SPY = Surfrider Frazier—as a part of an eco-friendly Recompose Collection. Purchasers of this biodegradable sunglass frames from SPY will be supporting the goals of the Surfrider Foundation, as $5 from each pair sold will go to aid their mission of protecting oceans, waves, and beaches.
As an adventure brand, Clif Bar has made a commitment to it's community and the environment. The great outdoors is the ultimate double-dog darer. It’s where we push our limits and learn what we’re made of. Clif Bar has also recognized a responsibility to contribute to sustainability and protection of the sacred places. Surfrider Foundation is proud to have Clif Bar on our side to empower and energize our activists and mission!
In the past, with generic sunscreen, there have been concerns about coral bleaching and other negative effects on sealife from certain sunscreen products that are worn into the water. Surfrider Foundation has long awaited a sunscreen we can stand behind and the prayers of outdoor enthusiasts + beach lovers everywhere have been answered! We are proud to introduce, the official sunscreen of Surfrider, LET IT BLOCK.
Kona Brewing Company has been a long time supporter of our local chapters in Hawaii and in 2015 the partnership was elevated to a national scale! With a dream to create fresh, local island brews and a desire to protect the pristine environment of the Hawaiian Islands, Kona Brewing Company is the perfect partner. Kona Brewing Company has taken a stand to protect and enjoy the beautiful Kona Coast and inspiring waters of Hawaii.
The Dudes Brewery in Los Angeles has blended their talent for brewing quality craft beer with their passion for protecting our beloved ocean, waves and beaches and created the ‘Surfrider American Pale Ale’ as part of their "Good Dudes´, Good Humans" series in 2015 with a portion of proceeds supporting Surfrider Foundation. Sold in various states across the country, our supporters grab a six pack and make a toast to our coasts!
ChicoBag is on a mission to help humanity bag the single-use habit. This longtime, like-minded partner of Surfrider Foundation has joined our Rise Against Plastics initiative in an effort to end the mean the wasteful, throw-away habit that overflows our landfills and clogs our oceans. Together we by advocate for decreased dependency on single use plastics and legislative measures to ban plastic bags.
At a time when clean energy and water sources are critical to the health of our planet, SunPower and the Surfrider Foundation are jointly empowering homeowners to create a more sustainable future. Through our exciting partnership we are hoping to help build the swell of support for clean energy and make going solar at home easier than ever. "There is a direct connection between our energy use and the health of our ocean, so using the sun's renewable energy just makes sense."