The partners


Funding partners

Our funding partners have supported Waves of Wellness through their incredible generosity and donated the funds that enabled us to be where we are today.




Movember Foundation

Movember Foundation are all things men’s health. They are a Strategic Partner of WOW, providing funding through their Social Innovators Challenge. This has allowed WOW to create the WOW Sand n’ Surf prevention model programs.




Winten Property

Winten Property is one of Australia’s premier property development companies, and is a major corporate sponsor of WOW. Winten make WOW possible by funding the behind the scenes work which helps us create bigger impact!




Westpac Foundation

Westpac Foundation have funded the expansion of WOW's therapeutic programs to reach new communities in both QLD and NSW.


Westpac Scholars

Westpac Scholars selected WOW CEO Joel Pilgrim as one of 10 Social Change Fellows in 2018, funding an international fellowship in surf therapy and mental health.


Newcastle PCF

NPCF have funded a WOW mobile program vehicle in Newcastle to reach new areas and house WOW infrastructure.


nib Foundation

nib Foundation is a charitable trust, improving community health and wellbeing by supporting Australian charities making positive and lasting impact. nib funded WOW’s Lake Macquarie expansion of the WOW Surfing Experience, and the development of our youth trauma program


icare Foundation

icare foundation are big supporters of our work in the prevention and post-injury care space. WOW received funding through their pitch-in initiative, which will see the design and implementation our new youth trauma program


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Industry Partners

WOW works with the following industry leading bodies and professional accreditation partners to bring our programs to life.


ISTO - International Surf Therapy Org

International Surf Therapy Org (ISTO) is a collective of the world’s leading surf therapy organizations, researchers, and influencers working together to collectively advance surf therapy. WOW is a founding member of ISTO.


ASI - Academy of Surfing Instructors

WOW is an accredited surfing provider by internationally recognised Academy of Surfing Instructors. All our mental health facilitators are trained in level 1 surfing instruction, surf rescue and first aid certification.


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Our community partners continuously show their support by donating a % of their proceeds to Waves of Wellness.


Budgy Smugller

Budgy Smugglers is backing WOW with the design of signature WOW model swimwear, with proceeds supporting us change more lives through surf therapy.



Hayego is a surf wear and apparel company passionate about raising the profile of mental health issues. These legends donate 10% of profits to WOW.


Alana O’Hearn Abstracts

Alana O’Hearn Abstracts produces stunning one of a kind resin and acrylic artworks, prints and t-shirts. As a big supporter of mental health she generously donates 10% of proceeds to WOW.


B.OK Ideas

B.OK Ideas provides gift boxes for people going through mental health challenges and generously donates 10% of proceeds to WOW.


The Bean Index

TBI is passionate about mental health equality, so while also doing incredible things for the environment, they give WOW 2.5% of profits.


Mister Timbuktu

Mister Timbuktu is an outdoors company doing things differently, from using recycled plastics to sustainably create fabrics, all while donating 10% of it’s profits to WOW.


Interested in becoming a Fundraising Partner?

PROGRAM partners

Our community partners continuously show their support by partnering with Waves of Wellness to deliver life changing programs in their local community.


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WOW works with the following preferred suppliers to make our programs possible by leveraging of their discounted rates and charitable contributions.


Softlite Surf

Softlite are a premium soft surfboard company, otherwise known as the home of foam. these legends are supporting WOW through discounted surfboards for each of our program sites around the country.


Surf Organic

Surf Organic is an environmentally focussed surf company, these legends are also part of the 1% For the Planet Foundation, whereby 1% of of profits are donated to environmental charities, how good is that! Surf Organic help keep our boards waxed by providing us with a discount on their surf wax.


Let’s Go Surfing

Let’s Go Surfing is Bondi’s award winning surf school. They’ve got deep roots in their community, and give back through sponsoring local events and organisations. LGS are our go to surf school in Bondi, providing discount lessons and backing WOW. Their instructors are passionate about sharing the love of surfing with one and all, living by the motto of ‘changing lives… one wave at a time’.


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