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Reflections Between Waves


February 17, 2015 

This Surfer Finds Meaning Between Waves & Doing Good


Finding Common Ground: Reflections Between Waves in Bocas Del Toro 
One of the main reasons that I chose to come to Bocas was the close proximity of good waves and good vibes. My gap year is feeling triumphant as I continue to […]

By |February 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Reflections Between Waves

Press Release from Clinton School of Public Service


News Release

December 11, 2014

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Andrew Lovley,

Clinton School Student Designs Comprehensive Evaluation System for Educational Nonprofit in Panama

BOCAS DEL TORO, PANAMA – Andrew Lovley of Wrentham, Mass. completed a three-month partnership with Give & Surf Inc., a nonprofit based in rural Panama that provides community development and educational access to an underserved indigenous population. […]

By |December 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Press Release from Clinton School of Public Service

Volunteer Beatriz Gomes Shares Her Experiences on Jetset Times!

November 21, 2014

Behind Give And Surf: Why I Chose To Be An Ambassador


Give and Surf is an organization Jetset Times is incredibly passionate about. Last year, we traveled to Panama’s Bocas del Toro islands, witnessed a group of young indigenous children receiving outstanding education from G&S. We were so moved by their international volunteers that we asked […]

By |December 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Volunteer Beatriz Gomes Shares Her Experiences on Jetset Times!

17 Students Off to Middle School

It is with great pleasure to announce that the School’s Back Beach Bash fundraising event held at Palmar tent lodge early this month was a huge excess that exceeded everyone’s expectation. Thanks to an awesome turnout from the Bocas Del Toro community and invaluable support from our partners, […]

By |March 28th, 2014|Giving, Living, Seeing|Comments Off on 17 Students Off to Middle School

Alexander to Police Academy!

Eddie’s eighteen year old brother Alexander will finally be achieving one of his lifelong dreams of attending the Panamanian police academy (school stars today!) thanks to the diligent fundraising of our stellar volunteer Elyse Eng in 2014. For those of you in other parts of the world, Eddie is a great friend of ours […]

By |March 28th, 2014|Giving, Living|Comments Off on Alexander to Police Academy!

Join Our Yoga/Service Retreat March 22nd-29th

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Join Give and Surf and Durgaya Palmieri for a beautiful week of yoga, sun, and giving back in the island archipelago of Bocas del Toro, Panama.

Where: Visit Bocas del Toro, Panama and stay at Palmar Tent Lodge to benefit the non-profit organization Give & Surf. Palmar is a one of a kind […]

By |December 7th, 2013|Giving, Living, Seeing, Surfing|Comments Off on Join Our Yoga/Service Retreat March 22nd-29th

Roller Hockey Benefit for a New School Boat raises over $1,000

Our fundraising efforts for A New School Boat continue going strong with the help of beautiful people in New Jersey this past Saturday.  Great friend and supporter, Luke Levanchy, hosted a roller hockey tournament, raffle, and festivities for a crew of spirited people.  Congrats goes to members of the winning team: Blake Wardrop, Mitch Cardone,  Brett […]

By |October 15th, 2013|Giving, Living, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Roller Hockey Benefit for a New School Boat raises over $1,000

New Partnership with Action Donation Services

Give & Surf has partnered with Action Donation Services (ADS) and is now accepting donations of cars, boats, RV’s and other property donations.  Please donate that car, boat, yacht, truck, or RV, you no longer need. Your donations will support our ongoing programs and the transportation of children in Panama to school.  To receive a free evaluation of your potential donation, click here.

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By |September 30th, 2013|Giving, Living, Seeing|Comments Off on New Partnership with Action Donation Services

Introducing Panama Concierge

There is no reason to make this long.  It is a pretty simple announcement that our partners and great supporters have started Panama Concierge:

a boutique travel agency offering unparalleled personal service for extraordinary group travel experiences

This forward thinking travel agency has shed their fanny packs, tevas, and binoculars by offering up the creme de la creme […]

By |September 26th, 2013|Giving, Living, Seeing, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Introducing Panama Concierge

New School Boat Fundraiser



We are seeking assistance towards the purchase and operation of a school boat, to be used to take children from isolated island communities to the programs we teach and schools we have built for the indigenous Ngobe people.  The area we work in does not have roads so all transportation is by […]

By |August 16th, 2013|Giving, Living, Seeing|Comments Off on New School Boat Fundraiser

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