BENEFITING: INDO JAX SURF CHARITIES INC
Every year children exposed to the harmful effects of radiation due to the Chernobyl event over 20 years ago come to Wilmington NC to detox. These kids come from Belarus and have really high rates of cancer and other issues due to radiation exposure. Their food, water and air are all contaminated and many of the kids suffer from their polluted environment. As well, their life expectancy is shortened. Coming to Wilmington for 6 weeks helps their bodies detox, reboot and recover. The surf camp and immersion in the ocean environment has tremendous healing powers and positive effects on their physical and emotional health. It gives them a positive outlook on their lives and teaches them that if..."I can surf, I can do anything!"