Globe & surf industry big on Stokes Me
SIMA's Stokes Me Challenge supports 10 surf related non-profits
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 4 October, 2012 : - - Globe is excited to partner with the entire surf industry on the first-ever STOKES ME Challenge in support of 10 amazing surf related non-profits. Put on by the SIMA Humanitarian Fund, Stokes Me is a 30-day digital fundraising contest that will conclude on October 30, at midnight PST. Surf brands, retailers, partners and any surfer anywhere will compete to see who can raise the most money for 10 surf-related humanitarian organizations, and in turn win some cool prizes.
The overall goal of the Stokes Me Challenge is $220,000 and surfers from around the globe are being called to unite to raise money and do what stokes them by living out the campaign’s motto: Surfers Helping Humans.
The Stokes Me campaign is the official fundraising event for the SIMA Humanitarian Fund. Since 2004, the SIMA Humanitarian Fund has donated more than $1.58 million to surf-related, non-profit humanitarian organizations. All proceeds from this year’s efforts will benefit 10 surf-related humanitarian non-profit organizations selected by the SIMA Humanitarian Fund Board of Directors for focusing on improving the quality of life, health and/or welfare of people. The 2012 Stokes Me beneficiaries include Best Day Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Jimmy Miller Foundation, Keep A Breast, Life Rolls On, Outdoor Outreach, Stoked Mentoring, SurfAid International, Surfers Healing and Waves for Water.
Author: Allie Trapani
Tags: SIMA, Globe, Stokes Me