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If you cannot attend the event in person you can make a phone order by calling (424) 277-3700 during the time of the event and make a purchase. Phone orders can be picked up in store or shipped to you free of cost!

#GivingTuesday Rash Guards

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Help us replace the branded rash guards used for the JMMF Ocean Therapy sessions for the 2019 season. Your generous donations will help us reach our goal of purchasing 60 new rash guards.

#GivingTuesday Lunches

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Donate to provide healthy bagged lunches for the JMMF Ocean Therapy participants. Help us provide a healthy substantial lunch to each of the participants in the JMMF Ocean Therapy sessions for the 2019 season.

#GivingTuesday Surfboards

#GivingTuesday
Help us replace the soft top surfboards used for the JMMF Ocean Therapy sessions for the 2019 season. Your generous donations will help us reach our goal of purchasing 11 new boards for our participating Veterans and Youth.

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.

THANKS FOR ALL WHO CAME OUT FOR THE JIMMY 2018! SEE RESULTS! CLICK THIS LINK FOR PICTURES FROM STEVE GAFFNEY

 

 

Former Navy Seal Dave Loeffler completes a never before done swim from San Clemente Island to Catalina Island!  His official time was 15 hours, 29 minutes and 10 seconds.

 

 

 

WATCH INTERVIEW ON KTLA

 

 

 

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JMMF Past & Future

It’s an exciting time at the Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation! From our humble beginnings as a community-based non-profit dedicated to honoring the life and spirit of Jimmy Miller, we’ve grown into an international leader in the alternative therapy world. Thanks to the vision and leadership of Dr. Carly Rogers and countless others, our Ocean Therapy Program is recognized around the world as the de facto protocol in surf therapy.

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Lance Corporal Frank Schnitzenbaumer

Lance Corporal Frank Schnitzenbaumer Whether you are a fellow volunteer or a Master Sergeant, Lance Corporal Frank Schnitzenbaumer greets everyone with a warm smile and a solid handshake. Frank has gone above and beyond for JMMF and has assisted hundreds...

Charlotte Sabina

Even with an intense studies schedule and thriving music career, Charlotte finds the time to join us at more than 30 Ocean Therapy sessions a year. Her smile and surf stoke is visible. She is a dedicated surf instructor and loves to share her knowledge...

Arthur Jeppe

In honor of The Really Big Show this month, we are highlighting not only a volunteer but a true friend of Jimmy's.  Arthur and Jimmy met in Berkeley while attending UC Berkeley. They became fast friends, lived together and traveled around the globe....

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...

Meet Jonathan Rodil

Jonathan credits his choice to become an Occupational Therapist on the JMMF Program. Jonathan has spent years volunteering with us at Camp Pendleton and Manhattan Beach. He has a contagious smile and a peaceful demeanor that puts our Athletes, Volunteers,...

Be Grateful & Fulfilled

Name 5 things you are grateful for right now, I will wait… 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. How did that feel? What did your body do? I am willing to bet that whatever stresses or worries you had feel different now, if they are even present. That your body is more at ease,...

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...

When does excitement present as anxiety?

What is your narrative? Do you speak to yourself with warmth, Love and kindness or is your internal voice, your narrative, critical, coming from a place of fear and scarcity? It is not your fault; you have evolution working against you, moving thoughts,...

News

The Big Swim

August 23, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE BIG SWIM Former Navy Seal Attempts 21-mile Marathon Swim – San Clemente Island To Catalina Island to Raise Funds for Disabled Veterans and the Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation On September 17, 2018, Dave Loeffler,...

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...

JMMF Past & Future

By Andy Dellenbach, Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation CEO It’s an exciting time at the Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation! From our humble beginnings as a community-based non-profit dedicated to honoring the life and spirit of Jimmy Miller, we’ve...

Kidnapped by Somali pirates, Michael Scott Moore

Kidnapped by Somali pirates, journalist Michael Scott Moore spent two and half years in captivity. At times he was held on land, other times at sea. Once, when he was on a 160-foot tuna boat, he tried to escape by jumping over the side at night. "It was,...
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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.

About JMMF

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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Surf therapy as a means of treating drug addiction

https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/14430-surf-therapy-as-a-means-of-treating-drug-addiction

Psychotherapists are using surfing as a treatment for addictive behaviors, including drug and alcohol addiction.