Category ‚Fundraisers‘

Aloha for Japan | Jun Jo Interview

01 April 2011, 16.30 | Posted in Fundraisers, interviews, Skateboarding, t-shirts | No comments »

In the wake of the tsunami in Japan we’ve seen all sorts of brands mobilizing to help our brothers and sisters in Japan, but perhaps no group of people have put more energy into helping than the consortium of brands in Hawaii who have formed the Aloha for Japan project. We did an exclusive interview with In4mation’s Jun Jo to learn all about Aloha for Japan and how people can help. The above t-shirt is just the tip of the iceberg and available here with all proceeds going to the Japan Red Cross. Read the complete interview with Jun after the jump.

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A RADrospective | A Documentary About The BMX Film RAD

30 March 2011, 17.11 | Posted in bmx, films, Fundraisers, videos | No comments »

The 1986 BMX film “Rad” is classic and one of our favorites for obvious reasons. Now celebrating it 25th anniversary, film maker Mark Dewey is working to complete a documentary on the cult classic for its anniversary celebration this August in Cochrane, Alberta. The only problem is homeboy is out of money. In a last ditch effort to keep the film alive he is asking for help from the fans. If you want to help out go here to pledge and help him hit the goal of $7,000.

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Salomon Snowboards & Josh Dirksen Message for Japan

29 March 2011, 16.38 | Posted in Fundraisers, snowboarding, videos | No comments »

This winter the Salomon Snowboard team went to Japan to ride powder with their friend and team rider Taka Nakai. Right after the team left, the earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, changing peoples lives forever. This video to is to encourage riders everywhere to support the relief efforts and our friends in Japan.


Thrasher x Magical Mosh Misfits | ‘Never Give Up’ T-Shirt

25 March 2011, 18.18 | Posted in Fundraisers, Skateboarding, t-shirts | No comments »

In efforts to raise money for the relief of the Japan after the recent devastation, Thrasher has teamed up with Japanese-based skate/design crew Magical Mosh Misfits to bring you this limited-edition t-shirt. All proceeds from this shirt will be donated to The Red Cross to help raise money for the Japanese relief effort. Go here to purchase one.

Crooks & Castles Japan Relief T-Shirt

24 March 2011, 14.07 | Posted in Fundraisers, t-shirts | No comments »

Crooks & Castles is also directing some goodwill towards Japan with the release of their Japan Relief t-shirt. All proceeds of the Rising Sun version of their Medusa graphic will benefit the Red Cross Japan Earthquake Relief efforts. The tee is available only in Hawaii. Call 808.955.7007 for more info. Closer look at the shirt after the jump.

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Art For Japan

24 March 2011, 13.34 | Posted in Art, Fundraisers | No comments »

The actions sports world is really stepping up their efforts to help our brethren in Japan in the wake of the destruction there. Spy Optic’s Brent Sandor and Casey Bevington have created a series of limited edition prints with 100% of the proceeds going to the Japanese Red Cross Society. Go here to support. Check out the full prints after the jump.

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Snoop Dogg x Neff | Japan Tee

21 March 2011, 15.44 | Posted in collabs, Fundraisers, t-shirts | 1 comment »

Neff and Snoop have teamed up again. This time in efforts to raise money for those affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The shirt says “Keep ya head up Japan” and all profits will be donated to Operation USA, an international relief agency that helps communities at home and abroad overcome the effects of disasters. Go here to purchase a shirt and help the people of Japan.

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REAL for Japan

18 March 2011, 14.44 | Posted in decks, Fundraisers, Skateboarding, Tragedy | No comments »

REAL Skateboards has jumped into action for Japan with the creation of this “Japan REALief” deck. All proceeds from the sale go directly to the Red Cross. Show your support at

Open Skateboards for Japan

14 March 2011, 18.15 | Posted in Fundraisers, Skateboarding, Tragedy | 1 comment »

You have to really respect the crew at NYC’s Open Skateboards. Although just a small, independent company, they are currently donating 100% of their profits to Tsunami aid efforts in Japan. That’s a huge sacrifice for the greater good and something we hope will be emulated by some of the larger companies out there with friends and fam in Japan’s shred community. Go here to support.

Harold Hunter Birthday Bash Benefit

14 March 2011, 14.17 | Posted in Events, Fundraisers, Skateboarding | 155 comments »

On Saturday April 2, The NYC skate community will come together to remember and celebrate Harold Hunter’s birthday and to raise money for the Harold Hunter Foundation. From noon to 3pm Garden Skate indoor skatepark will host the NYC All Stars skate jam before the party moves to The Blind Barber in the LES for an after party featuring DJ’s Smoke LES and Hiro. Hit the jump for full details.

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