How you can help
Help AccesSurf fulfill its mission of helping children, adults and wounded veterans to discover their level of abilities in the ocean. Your donation today will:
- Provide adaptive equipment needed for our programs including adaptive surfboards, wave skis, wheelchairs, and beach mats
- Support volunteers and staff to provide a safe and barrier free day to anyone with any type of physical or mental disability at no cost to the families
- Empower participants to receive the therapeutic benefits of improved communication and interactive social skills, improved self-esteem, decreased isolation, reduced behavioral problems, and increased community reintegration to mainstream recreation activities
Make a donation today and have a direct impact on our families with disabilities. Make a one-time donation now.
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Other Ways to Be Involved
AccesSurf’s dedicated volunteers generously donate their time to make our programs a success.
We have a range of areas that we need volunteers to help us keep our programs a success. Set up, surfing, assisted swim, water transfer, water safety, check in, equipment check out, food area, equipment maintenance and tear down.
AccesSurf combines certified, professional staff in the fields of therapeutic recreation, rehabilitative medicine, and ocean safety to provide the highest level of safety for our programs.These professional volunteers are also assisted by trained volunteers ensuring a safe atmosphere that encourages our participants to reach their highest level of independence.
We hold a training session prior to our Day at the Beach program the first saturday of the month. We ask that all new volunteers attend this training prior to working with participants. Our goal is to maintain the highest level of quality and safety in our programs.
To become a volunteer, attend our on site training at 8:30am the first saturday of the month at White Plains beach park. Please complete our complete online volunteer form prior to attending the training. If you are under the age of 18, please print and fill out the written waiver.
AccesSurf Hawaii’s “Day at the Beach” ™ program to friends or family members who have a disability and the desire to enjoy the ocean.
Donations of equipment are welcome. Items needed include adaptive life jackets, soft-top surfboards, tents and canopies, and sea kayaks.We are asking for assistance with our mission so that we can make our oceans accessible for everyone and give them all a chance to connect with the Makai.
With your help we can give the ocean back to its people and provide adaptive recreation with Aloha. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, providing a gift or discussing a planned giving program please contact:
AccesSurf Hawaii Inc.
P.O. Box 15152
Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96830
A Special Gift – Scott Spicola in Support of AccesSurf. Through the ongoing efforts of many, the Spicola Family and friends hope you will contribute to AccesSurf Hawaii, allowing Scott’s memory to live on.”We can smile knowing that he will continue to touch many lives through the ‘aina he so dearly loved.” – Spicola Family
To read more about Scott visit:http://www.scottspicola.net/