Make a Donation

Our program is 100% supported by your donations. Consider making a donation today to help cover shipping and program maintenance costs.


We accept surfboard donations, skimboards, bodyboards,  tri-fin FCS style fins and surfboard leashes year-round. Go-Pro waterproof cameras, wetsuits (for our San Francisco volunteers)

Click the Donate Now button below to make a donation.

For check donations in the USA, write a check and mail to:

San Francisco Filipino Cultural Center*
(*write Balikbayod in the memo area of your check)
1048 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94103-4024

For surfboard and leash donations in northern California:
San Francisco bay area (& north or south) for pick-up.

San Diego area please call Mark Polintan at 858-333-7596
You can get a discount of $50 off a brand new surfboard at Lokal Surfboards

Examples of how your donation will go to use:

$10 = 4oz tube of suncure, can ding repair 5-10 surfboards
$50 = can buy Suncure to fix dings on 25 surfboards
$35 = ships 1 surfboard overseas to Philippines
$50 = 8 leashes for 8 donated surfboards (donated boards often come without leashes)
$50 = repairs 2 badly damaged surfboards (ie. broken in half)
$50 = 4 fin sets for 4 surfboards (donated boards often come without fins)
$50 = 1 month stipend for part-time surf coordinator to run board borrowing program
$50 = food for children’s seasonal parties (feeds 45 kids)
$50 = wax for 50 surfboards for 2 months

4 thoughts on “Make a Donation

  1. Hey there,
    We’re flying to Mexico from LAX tomorrow morning. We have 3 boards we’d love to donate. Do you have any connections between Malibu and LAX where we could drop the boards off today?


  2. Hey guys I’m on the east cost with a good quiver of surfboards there is one or two boards I wanted to donate to spread the joy and help during hard times like it did for me. I would like to know more about what I can do with helping out with these surfboards. Please let me know what I can do to help.

  3. Hi there, I have 4 surfboard I would like donate to spread the joy of surfing. I’m not sure if you are looking for only certain kinds of boards but I have:

    6’ short board
    6’9” stepup board
    5’8” twin keel fish board
    5’8” fish foam board

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