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13 03, 2013

Michigan State Students Join Give & Surf for Spring Break

Last week, Give & Surf had the pleasure of hosting a group of eleven students from Michigan State who opted to volunteer in Panama for their collegiate spring break. Even though Bocas del Toro greeted them with a few rain showers, they worked with smiles on their faces, rain or shine! In just five days, our [...]

28 02, 2013

Give & Surf Raises Over $1,000 to Benefit Bahia Roja Community

On Saturday, February 13 Give & Surf hosted a fundraiser with our friends at the Palmar Tent Lodge to raise money to rebuild the Bahia Roja cafeteria and kitchen. Not only did we have clear skies and a great turnout, we exceeded our goal and raised over $1,000! The fundraiser was a blast and our [...]

19 02, 2013

One Year Later: Give and Surf Welcomes the Return of a Past Volunteer

Only one year ago June You, a Ph. D student from Seoul, South Korea found herself in Bocas del Toro volunteering with Give and Surf for the first time. Today we’re sitting down with June to find out more about her experiences with our program and of course, why she wanted to return. Q: How [...]

13 02, 2013

Give and Surf Takes a Field Trip to La Loma Jungle Lodge and Chocolate Farm

When Give and Surf started holding summer school classes for the children of Bahia Honda, our goals were to provide them with engaging activities and new experiences to further develop their understanding the world. And most importantly, we aimed for summer school to be fun! Yesterday one of our summer school classes had the opportunity [...]

18 12, 2012

Rock N Roll Fundraiser!

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” Plato In Bocas del Toro, Panama we will be sharing music with the children of Bahia Honda and setting flight to future rock and rollers and lovers of all things music. With your support instruments and [...]

12 12, 2012

December’s NewsWAVE Newsletter

Take a second to read up on our latest happenings and future plans. We will have a busy, busy 2013 full of education programs, new projects, and volunteers from around the world. Please email us at if you are interested in helping in any way. Huge Thanks to our family of supporters! […]

18 10, 2012

The Bellies are full for Months $2,220 Raised

Where to begin.  We had over 30 supporters of Give & Surf contribute to our fundraiser to feed the children of Bahia Honda.  Our goal was $1,500 and we surpassed this in fine form with a total of $2,220.  We are now not only able to fill their bellies with lunch food, but have made [...]

10 10, 2012

Feeding Our Children Fundraiser

FUNDRAISER: Click the link and contribute Feed Our Bahia Honda Children As of this week the government provided food supplies for Bahia Honda’s Elementary School has been depleted. We are asking for your help. Please click above and contribute to providing our students with food so they can learn and enjoy school and their lives [...]

8 10, 2012

Recycling Project Wrap Up

For two months we introduced the children of our after-school program to a new concept and way of thinking; recycling.  We started off educating them on recycling basics: the hows and whys!  For an indigenous community with ZERO exposure to a first world solution to trash our children were all ears and definitely inspired to [...]

24 09, 2012

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