DURING the height of the devastating bushfires ravaging the NSW South Coast over the Summer of 2019/20, Woonona’s Zac Doran came-up with an idea to combine his love of surfing with raising money for those in need.
Starting at Stanwell Park Beach at 5am on January 25, he surfed three waves at every beach heading south until finishing at South Shellharbour Beach some 12 hours later. That gruelling effort raised a modest few hundred dollars for Wires Wildlife Rescue; funds that went towards new shelters for animals injured in the fires.
The following year saw the return of the 25 Beach Challenge with more money raised for Kids Helpline, followed by a bigger result for Stepping Stone House last year.
The 25 Beach Challenge is now in its 4th year and will take place on Saturday, April 8. Once again the event will be supporting Stepping Stone House, an organisation providing shelter and support programs for young Australians (most aged from 12 – 24) experiencing or at risk of becoming homeless.
The take part and for more information visit: Challenge | 25 Beach Challenge (gofundraise.com.au)
For more information on the event visit the 25 Beach Challenge FacebookPage.
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