Uvalde Foundation For Kids Nonprofit, Formed After Texas School Shooting, Calls On California Surfing Community To Help End School Violence
The Uvalde Foundation For Kids, formed following the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas, announced out of its Dallas, Texas headquarters, as of Tuesday afternoon, the launch of a national school violence awareness campaign & special Summer 2024 Huntington Beach, California event, featuring Surfers, Shapers, Designers, Motivational speakers & more - All Members of the California & Global Surf Community coming together to end school violence!
The campaign, which will include a special PSA commercial featuring professional & amateur surfers & highlighting school safety at several California schools, is designed to raise awareness on & support for collaborative school violence prevention programs in America.
The foundation noted in the release, that as a part of the campaign, a statewide, Summer 2024 "Paddle Out," fundraiser event is also being planned at the Huntington Beach, California Pier with a date TBA.
Foundation officials stated in the release that a special collaboration is being sought from within the surfing communities for surfers, shapers, event speakers, vendors, as well as sponsors to potentially host the campaign & fundraiser event.
Founder of the nonviolence advocacy nonprofit, Daniel Chapin, an avid surfer & Laguna Beach, California native, stated in the release, "There is a special unique bond and understanding of community and a dedication to the youth within the surfing family overall. This is in part why we have chosen both Huntington Beach, California & the surfing community overall to really spearhead this Southern California event & national awareness incentive."
Individuals/groups interested in participating and/or sponsoring the foundation event and campaign, may contact Jennifer West, as directed below. Additional information to be released & posted on the foundation sites, including social media platforms, as it develops.
The Uvalde Foundation For Kids
877 780 8527