JMMF In The News

Dave Loeffler’s Unprecedented Swim For Ocean Therapy

Dave Loeffler’s Unprecedented Swim For Ocean Therapy

Hello All, Mike Galloway and I just talked about weather forecasts and rescheduling our swim. Seems like the small windows of lighter winds are closing down and the winds are increasing through the end of September. There are a number of moving targets we...

Kidnapped by Somali pirates, Michael Scott Moore

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,...

Remembering Ruth Phelps

Remembering Ruth Phelps

The Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation wants to recognize and celebrate the life of an amazing and generous lady, a true South Bay “local”. Ruth Phelps included the Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation in her will so we can continue to offer Ocean Therapy our veterans and...

JMMF In San Diego Union-Tribune

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...

The Big Swim

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,...

Kidnapped by Somali pirates, Michael Scott Moore

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,...

2018 BeneFiesta!

2018 BeneFiesta!

1. A May outdoor extravaganza benefit + fiesta to honor our Wounded Warriors, Veterans, Children and Volunteers whose lives have been forever changed by the Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation. 2. Typically includes music, feast, a big splash and more. Must be fun! Beach...

JMMF Past & Future

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...

13th Annual Surf Festival

13th Annual Surf Festival

Over 100 surfers, from groms to pros, participated in the 13th Annual Jimmy Miller Surf Fiesta on Sunday at 40th Street in Manhattan Beach. Scoring was based on averaging the best rides by each surfer on the five-member teams. The surf was small and fast,...

How Surfing Is Helping to Heal Wounded Warriors

How Surfing Is Helping to Heal Wounded Warriors

Mind and Body / Fox News The Healing Powers of the Ocean From PTSD to traumatic brain injuries, the wounds of war can run very deep, and while traditional therapies can help; sometimes all it takes is a surfboard and a day out on the ocean to begin the...

Camp Surf Celebrates 20 Years

Camp Surf Celebrates 20 Years

Seeing a need for quality surf instruction, surfer and lifeguard Jimmy Miller decided to open CampSurf in the summer of 1997. What began as a seasonal surf camp with private lessons and corporate events, celebrated it’s 20th anniversary this summer. “Jimmy...

D4JD Photos

D4JD Photos

Thanks To All For An Amazing D4J&D Event! We had a great turnout and raised money for good causes! See the Photos Courtesy of Paul Roustan Download the images using the following links: Zip File One Zip File Two Zip File...