where we work

The Poseiden Foundation believes that through the physical and social interaction of skateboarding- youths’ hearts, souls, and minds are changed forever. By inspiring youth around the world to actualize their dreams they can create life-changing experiences through empowerment, love, and support. The Poseiden Foundation is teaching our youth how to achieve their short-term and longer-term life goals.

usa

Poseiden Foundation facilitates opportunities in the USA such as the El Camino High School Skate Club Members, Sunset Elementary School, Lifeline North County, and other educational programs to create eco-conscious movements. Students do community service during our "Campus Beautification" events to help clean their campus and local parks. 
 

Poseiden Foundation facilitates opportunities in the USA such as the El Camino High School Skate Club Members, Sunset Elementary School, Lifeline North County, and other educational programs to create eco-conscious movements. Students do community service during our "Campus Beautification" events to help clean their campus and local parks. 

 

The Poseiden Foundation has also served as the fiscal agent for several local programs, such as Amigo Skate Cuba, Pipelines Women's and Jr Pro, Exposure Skate, Skate Benefico and many others. 

 

We also create impact and memorable moments expanding events in the neighboring USA communities such as: Colorado, Arizona, California, Hawaii, New York, Florida, and North Dakota.

 

global

The Poseiden Foundation builds skateboarding brand fans by creating community events where products are strategically given away for prizes and giveaways. We also create memorable moments that are associated with brands for a lifetime.
 

The Poseiden Foundation has a worldwide reach and this also happens during our annual event Ladies Day at The Berrics in Los Angeles, California. During Ladies Day, participants come together from these countries:  

 

United States; Netherlands; Australia; Canada; France; Virginia; Germany; Mexico; Colombia; Argentina; Spain

Indonesia; United Kingdom; China; Peru; Austria; Russia; Venezuela; Chile; Japan; Puerto Rico; Ecuador; Honduras

Belgium; Philippines; Guatemala.

The  Poseiden Foundation takes its community outreach programs on worldwide tours. The following are examples of the work we do around the world: 

 

Colombia 

In 2012, we created a Christmas Eve event in Bogota with help of Nicolas Del Valle. In 2016, we collaborated with Skategirlcol to host a female national event.At this time, the government presented the Poseiden Foundation with a National Award for bringing Skateboarding to females throughout Latin America. In conjunction with Techo we built a community garden in a rural area to support feeding and the nutrition for 50 families.

 

Cuba 

In 2016 and 2017, the Poseiden Foundation worked with AmigoSkate Cuba to help get skate supplies to Cuba to teach youth about safety and skateboarding. 

 

Peru

In 2007, The Poseiden Foundation visited Lima, Peru and was the last group to skate their famous oceanfront concrete mini ramp. We visited the local community, interacted with several youth, and skated the park. 

 

Baja California 

Since 2007-2020, the Poseiden Foundation has been part of "El Ministerio de la Juventud". The first skateboarding tour happened in 2008 and since then, has worked with Skate Ensenada and Skate Baja to influence youth to clean their Skateparks, hold Best Trick contests, and work with the government to host events that have helped lower crime by 20-30% thanks to skateboarding. 

 

Mexico

In 2013, the Poseiden Foundation, in collaboration with Rescate and Etnies, hosted the first Go Skateboarding Day Female Best Trick competition in Mexico City reinforcing equality and gender parity to influence societal change. 

 

Costa Rica 

In 2014, the Poseiden Foundation was honored to host "Skate Con Gusto" with "La Esquina Skatepark" located in Nosara, worked with Exposure and the Otto family, where Poseiden hosted events throughout Costa Rica and donated skate product and clothing to orphanages in San Jose. 

 

Argentina 

In 2007, the Poseiden Foundation and Girls Assault made history in Argentina by hosting the first Male and Female competition on the same day. Since 2012, we have created a skate Scholarship for Female Skateboarders in Argentina to help female skaters travel to the United States. 

 

Guatemala 

In 2019, the Poseiden Foundation worked at an orphanage that houses children with special needs. We gave a skate clinic, learned about the orphange’s education system where they teach orphans life-skills on how to make money to gain their self-sufficiency and independence from the system.

 

Germany 

In 2015, the Poseiden Foundation visited Heidelberg, Germany and contributed towards the  Heidelberg Go Skateboarding Day Skate Contest where youth competed in street, mini-ramp, and game of S.K.A.T.E.

 

Ecuador 

In 2008, the Poseiden Foundation held the first Female contest at the Parque Carolina in Quito. Since then, the Poseiden Foundation has put on events from Vert, Street, Best Trick and Downhill Contests throughout the country, from Guayaquil, Babahoyo, Galapagos Islands, Mindo, and Atacame. We worked with several nonprofits that help children with special needs and assisted in educating rural area communities on the importance of having a healthy life through food and education. To date, in conjunction with Techo we have built 10 houses for homeless families with Skate Benefico and SBEC. 

 

Chile

In 2007, the Poseiden Foundation, in collaboration with Newlife shoes, SkategirlChile, and Adiccion Skate, visited 3 Skateparks and famous streets-spots to interact with the local youth. In 2019, we invited Chilean skaters to Ladies Day at The Berrics continuing with our mission of making dreams a reality. To date, we have created a skate platform in Chile that is assisting with the female skate scene and creating opportunities to help the female community to participate and compete in skateboarding. 

 

Brazil

In 2007, the Poseiden Foundation in collaboration with Skate para Meninas created the first female international event. We sponsored a bus to take females to different parts of Brazil to skate and interact with other female athletes within their country. Through tours and events we brought Leticia Bufoni to compete in her first XGames opening doors for other Female Brazilian skaters to come to the USA. To date, we continue to support female organizations in Brazil and assist with humanitarian outreach campaigns to help others that are less fortunate. 

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