Since it's beginnings in 1969, Quiksilver has combined function, fit, art and fashion to develop boardshorts and clothing for mountain and ocean lovers across the globe. While still sticking to the core roots of the mountain and the wave, Quiksilver has become recognized as the premium youth lifestyle and culture clothing brand within the action sports market. Quiksilver has an ever-changing array of materials, prints, and technologies. In addition to boardshorts, Quiksilver designs and produces an entire line of lifestyle apparel, wetsuits, and snow outerwear available across the globe. Our elite team of athletes include 11x ASP world surfing champion Kelly Slater, Travis Rice and the most iconic name in action sports, Tony Hawk. Our athletes have become icons throughout the world with over 20 world surfing titles and countless X games medals. Our mission is inspire the youth and progress as the world around us evolves.
The Quiksilver Foundation
For years, Quiksilver has been actively engaged in charitable activities, both locally and globally. Quiksilver recognizes the concept of corporate social responsibility and benevolence. We want our philanthropic work to have impact beyond what we do as one company and believe that we can do this by coordinating the support of other organizations and individuals. The Quiksilver Foundation was formed to bring all of Quiksilver's charitable giving under one umbrella. The Foundation commenced activities as a 501(c)(3) private foundation in October of 2004.
The Quiksilver Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to benefiting and enhancing the quality of life for communities of boardriders across the world by supporting environmental, educational, health and youth-related projects.
With offices in Europe, Australia and America, Quiksilver has the capability of touching people worldwide. Quiksilver has the vision of making a difference to community and environment through the Quiksilver Foundation. The Quiksilver Foundation has a commitment to improving the quality of all our lives.
We desire to benefit:
Local communities, including schools, churches and local charities through support and outreach programs; major special projects and organizations sharing our focus on children, education, science, oceans and the environment. For nearly three decades, Quiksilver has been a leader in providing charitable support that has enabled boardriders' communities around the world to benefit education, the environment, scientific research and a variety of related causes.
Today, the Quiksilver Foundation has been formed to continue the charitable endeavors of the company throughout the world. From its office at Quiksilver's Headquarters in Huntington Beach, California, the Quiksilver Foundation is in coordination with the company's global offices in Asia, Australia, Europe and across the world.
Keep a Breast Foundation
The Keep a Breast Foundation is a unique non-profit organization creating plaster forms of the female torso, customized by fine artists and auctioned to raise funding for breast cancer. Our mission is to produce art events that increase breast cancer awareness among young people and benefit breast cancer education, prevention and treatment programs in communities around the world.
Combining sculpture, philanthropy, and symbolic artistry, The Keep a Breast Foundation is a nonprofit breast cancer awareness organization unlike any other. Keep a Breast creates one-of-a-kind plaster forms of the female torso that are customized by fine artists and auctioned to raise consciousness and funding for breast cancer research and treatment. The casts are physical representations of a simple truth - while breast cancer attacks all women without prejudice, it is the powerful individual present in all women that will conquer it. Keep a Breast's goal is to bring a fresh perspective to this important cause in a way that is relevant and inspiring to today's youth.