The Ben Carlson Memorial & Scholarship Foundation was formed to leverage Ben Carlson's legacy through doing positive work in his memory. Taking into consideration the things that truly mattered to Ben, your donations will proudly support our objectives of Safety and Scholarships.
Newport Beach Junior Lifeguard Program educates young beach goers about the ever-changing beach environment and teaches them to become strong watermen and women. The skills they learn and the friendships they build make for a super epic summer!
The Ocean of Hope began single event in 1999, intertwined with the historic Catalina Classic paddleboard marathon every August between Catalina Island and Manhattan Beach. Years later, O2H is comprised of not only paddleboarders but also outrigger paddlers and stand up paddlers racing in open ocean events throughout the year. O2H is “dedicated to the sea of people affected by cancer”.