THANK YOU!

To the Whitehead family, to all who attended the 2018 BeneFiesta and to all of our sponsors!  It was truly a night to remember!  We will post the photos as soon as we have them so please check back here this week!

photo by Alex Postigo

The Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation

The JMMF provides free of charge its unique program of Ocean Therapy to the USMC Wounded Warrior Battalion-West, Veterans from the West LA Veterans Hospital and youth from local shelter facilities for at risk kids.

Featured Upcoming Special Events

The South Bay Dozen

Thu 24

GLAVA Veterans – El Porto May 24th

May 24 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Jun 02

Just Keep Livin Ocean Therapy

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Jun 12

Camp Pendleton Ocean Therapy Tues June 12th

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Jun 14

Ocean Therapy improves attitudes towards self identity for Youth

Last summer, 74 youth participated in a unique Ocean Therapy research study to better understand the benefits of participation in our unique program. In terms of the process of Ocean Therapy, we asked the youth to draw a picture of their experience of the...

Riding the waves to better health: Navy studies the therapeutic value of surfing.

Article From The Washington Post: By Tony Perry March 10 In song and prose, surfing has long been celebrated as a way to soothe the mind and invigorate the body. But scientific evidence has been limited. Now the Navy has embarked on a $1 million research...

Pierce Geisendorff

Pierce is finishing his Sophomore year of high school with plans to attend Cal Poly to study Engineering. He always asks how he can support our Marines in the ocean or any of us on the beach. He attends most of our Camp Pendleton session throughout the...

There is no happily ever after, just happily here and now…

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” - Ferris Bueller Where are your thoughts right now? Are you able to concentrate on the words you are reading or are you ‘future tripping’, worrying about...
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JMMF is a California 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your tax deductible donations go to improving the mental health of wounded warriors, vets and children-in-need through Ocean Therapy.

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The JMMF provides free of charge its unique program of Ocean Therapy to the USMC Wounded Warrior Battalion-West, Veterans from the West LA Veterans Hospital and youth from local shelter facilities for at risk kids.

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If you want to go fast go alone if you want to go far go together!! African Proverb and the International Surf Therapy Organization Mantra! 🤙🏼💚
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2018 Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation BeneFiesta

Getting down to the last few tickets available for our 2018 BeneFiesta. The musical lineup is insane! Come help us celebrate and support our ocean therapy program that "saves lives" on wave at a ... See more

2018 Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation BeneFiesta noun: ben-uh-fee-ES-tuh origin: Manhattan Beach, CA 1. A May outdoor extravaganza benefit + fiesta to honor our Wounded Warriors, Veterans, Children ... See more

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