May 28, Huntington State Beach
Photographed by Shot Hunters Media
A fleet of 25 school buses arrived at Huntington State Beach on the morning of May 28, 2015. Kids grades 3-6 armed with rubber gloves are on a mission to "Unite for the Ocean" by picking up trash and gathering to send a giant message to their community that they can make a difference. This year, over 1,300 students and 200 adults gathered to create this image that urges the community to unite for the protection of our ocean. This event was part of a series all along the California coast extending all the way into Mexico for the very first time! To learn more, visit kidsoceanday.org
- "Orange County Coastkeeper's Annual Kids Ocean Day," May 28, 2015; KTLA News
- "Kids to get hands-on lesson on beaches," May 27, 2015; OC Register
- "Orange County kids are keeping the coast clean," May 28, 2015; OC Register
- "Huntington State Beach gets a cleaning, courtesy of kids," May 29, 2015; HB Independent
We could not have achieved this great feat without the help of our stellar volunteers! This year we had groups from Sam's Club, ADP, One OC's Americorps, UCI, and members of the Coastkeeper Community. Thank you for your dedication!
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A huge THANK YOU to our monetary and in-kind sponsors: Deschutes Brewery, Mesa Water District, Surfside Sports, Van's, Rubio's, Target, Von's and Lowes!