"It is so important for everyone to have an outlet and skating is such a great one! It gives kids the opportunity to enjoy themselves, stay active and stay out of trouble. Dreams really can come true and if kids have a skatepark in the area they can pursue their dreams of becoming a professional athlete." - Suzanne, THF Donor
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"It’s either your shoes or this board, I’m shredding something today."
Here’s to all the dogs that know how to behave at a skatepark, and to the one’s waiting for us at home. Happy #NationalPuppyDay!
Hendy St. Produxions at Ogden Skatepark in Wilmington, NC
4 years of determination and hard work by The A.skate Foundation and Faith Skate Supply has led the community of Birmingham, AL to receive a $10,000 grant to serve Alabama’s largest city. Here’s to creating an inclusive place for all skaters!
The Grand Opening of #DiGiorgioActionPark may have been rained out, but that didn't stop the skaters, BMXers, and scooter crew in Arvin, California from coming out to session their new Tony Hawk Foundation and The California Endowment supported skatepark!
Unfortunately the thunder, rain, and wind have led to the postponement of the grand opening of the #DiGiorgioActionPark in Arvin, CA. For now, here's a quick video of the skatepark on day with better weather.
"Solving the first problem gave you the keys to solving the next one.” --- Alexis Sablone Most people are surprised how many life tools skateboarding can help you forge. Head to your local skatepark to observe.
Congratulations to #WatertownSkatepark for being awarded $10,000 in grant funding this season! The community is in dire need for some concrete to serve their large population and are well on their way to creating a long-lasting park.
Skateboarding has a lasting impact in many areas of your life. Thanks to Laureus Sport for Good USA for this rad info. We are grateful for hard working organizations like Exposure Skate, Girl is NOT a 4 Letter Word, Skate Like a Girl, the The Alliance + WSA, Skateistan, and others for strengthening the inclusive narrative of skateboarding, bolstering the industry, and supporting... View details ⇨
Early support for the Tony Hawk Foundation came from the successful Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater video-game series. And now a new documentary film about the legendary franchise is also supporting THF! Check out the film’s Indiegogo campaign to see how you can be IN the film, as well as support THF. [ Indiegogo.com Link ]
We are stoked to announce the #DiGiorgioActionPark in Arvin, CA (2015 THF Grant Recipient) will be opening up to the community on 3/22 at 4PM! THF, Executive Director, Miki Vuckovich will be there speaking on the achievements of this community. If you plan to RSVP and/or have any questions, please email David Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here we have our Programs Director, Peter Whitley, doing what he does best. Stoked on the turn out yesterday at the Oakland Skatepark Summit! Thank you Old Kan Beer and Co. for hosting the Tony Hawk Foundation, Skate Like a Girl SF Bay Area, and For The Town Skateboarding!
#ABCsOfAdvocacy DIY - Do It Yourself. Nobody’s going to do this for you. Whether it is leading your team and the city or troweling out 'crete under an overpass, it’s got to get done. If you’re wondering who’s going to start making moves to make your skate scene better, save yourself some time and go check the mirror.
On Saturday (3/18) come meet with nonprofits in the area that use skateboarding to create social good. This free event will focus on the strategies and practices of skateboarding programs and skatepark developments.
Saturday, March 18 at 1 PM
Old Kan Beer and Co.
95 Linden St
Oakland, CA 94607
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Don't forget to join us, Skate Like a Girl SF Bay Area, and For The Town Skateboarding this Saturday 3/18 at 1 PM in Oakland to learn more about key elements of skatepark development, effective advocacy, and fundraising strategy.
Would your town benefit from a skatepark summit? Comment below where we should come to next!
Today Amazon Smile will donate 5% (10x the normal donation rate) of the price of your purchases to the Tony Hawk Foundation. Use the link below to start shopping. Help support the creation of public skateparks and give kids (and adults) a safe place to skate! [ Amzn.to Link ]