JMMF Walk With Sally Ocean Therapy 2016

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What a great event! Thank you to all who volunteered and helped make this a great event for all! Here are photos from Gus McConnell (click image to go to gallery) – Thank you Gus!!




July 26th Ocean Therapy Session Camp Pendleton

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A big “Wounded Warrior” Ocean Therapy Session at Camp Pendleton included about 20 new surfers, great conditions, a surfing Colonel: Steve Mount and a dedicated group of volunteers who helped everyone ride a wave!  One of our most inspirational sessions ever! Thanks to all who came and supported this session and a big thank you to Robert Charton for the …






International Ocean Therapy Student Session

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A group of 30 Occupational Therapy students, from 19 different countries, observed an Ocean Therapy session with Teens from Hillsides. Hosted by the USC Occupational Therapy Department, the students got an “on land” demonstration of how to surf with instructor Kris Pimacio.




2016 JMMF Benefiesta Galleries

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The Benefiesta at the Manhattan Country Club was a huge success as a fundraiser and friend-raiser, as all who were there can attest! We thank our incredible food and beverage sponsors for sharing their moveable feast, and all our guests and auction donors for coming together for an amazing cause. A big thank you to Chris McGee (Geeter) for keeping …






JMMF In San Diego Union-Tribune

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Surfing classes are open to injured Marines and veterans at Camp Pendleton’s Del Mar Beach. The Ocean Therapy Seminar for Marines provides one-on-one surfing lessons with professional surfers and instructors. The sessions give Marines a chance to learn how to surf and experience the therapeutic effects of the ocean. Many of the participants are challenged by symptoms related to post-traumatic …






Help JMMF Ride the Wave of Giving in 2016

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Dear Friends: Thanks to you, more than 500 Marines and their families had the chance to learn to surf, share their stories and experience the healing power of the ocean, all year-round. We gave surf lessons and Ocean Therapy to more than 100 Veterans from the West Los Angeles Veterans Hospital, including a memorable “all women’s vet group.” These Veterans …