Our Mission

“To help as many people as profoundly as possible.”

– Rick Waite


Surf with a Purpose is a group whose members share a common bond—a love of the ocean and a strong desire to make a positive impact in the lives of disadvantaged youth, individuals and families throughout the San Diego community, and elsewhere, through the a variety of volunteer efforts, both on its own and in conjunction with other organizations, including:


S.W.A.P. Events

SWAP events are all about bringing our love of the water together with our passion to foster lasting positive change in our communities. A key piece of our stoke lies in our “ohana” – our emphasis on involving our families and dear friends in enhancing the lives of those we serve.

Check out our Events Calendar to see where we will be next, and our Events page and the SWAP blog tell where we’ve been.


SWAP San Diego wants to know about your charity and how we can help. Contact us with questions or opportunities to lend a hand.