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The Quiksilver Foundation, in recognition of Kelly Slater's tenth ASP World Surfing Championship, announced Tuesday the 10 for Ten campgain, in which $10,000 will be given to ten non-profit organizations of Slater's choosing, Surfersvillage reports.
"Ten $10,000 donations is really special," Slater said. "As a kid I could not have fathomed being able to give such a nice gift to charities I believe in and it was totally unexpected!"
Ryan Ashton, director of the Quiksilver Foundation, said, “All of his selections fall in line with the Quiksilver Foundation’s mission to support environmental, educational, health and humanitarian projects.”
The ten beneficiaries are:
$10K – Mauli Ola Foundation
$10K – Na Kalai Wa’a Moku O Hawai’i
$10K – Kokua Hawai’i Foundation
$10K – Space Coast Early Intervention Center
$10K – Best Friends Animal Society
$10K – Boys and Girls Club of San Clemente
$10K – Smile Train
$10K – Waves for Water
$10K – LA Surf Bus Foundation
$10K – SurfAid
For more on Slater and a gathering of the world's top surfers, check out the February issue of Outside.