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Skate-workshop in Brakel

From October 10-14, 2016 skate-aid and innogy SE, in cooperation with the community Brakel, will organize a free skate- and longboard-workshop at the youth center Brakel. For one week, the kids can skate and decorate boards with graffiti under professional guidance of the skate-aid staff. Skating, creating…and having FUN!

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PENNY supports local social commitment

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We need your “Thanks”! Support our „Across the Bo(a)rders“- project in Munich with your daily digital “Thanks” until October, 21. The 10 associations with the most acknowledgements will be introduced to the “PENNY-Förderkorb”-Jury and will have the chance to get incentives with a total value up to 12.000 Euro!

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skate-aid skate park opening in Rwanda


Back in April the latest skate-aid skate park was opened in Kigali/Rwanda. The park was built in cooperation with “SOS Children’s Villages Worlwide” and “Betonlandschaften”. It was financially supported by the German “Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development” and by “Takko hilft e.V.” and should assure free development of the local kids and teenagers. Besides skate-aid representatives Titus, Torben and Maik, there were also a coulple of skate-aid activists at the opening, who taught the kids some skateboarding basics.The park was artistically designed by the german graffiti artist René Turrek and the kids of the nearby SOS Children’s Village. A big THANX also to Jucker Hawaii, TITUS, Santa Cruz Skateboards and TSG for supporting this project.

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XOUNTS up your life!

Now there's something for your ears and eyes! At first sight it looks like a stylish lamp, but it turns out to be a real all-round talent, which combines a 360 ° stereo sound system and a custom lamp. Whether in your own home, in the garden or directly at your favorite spot - the sound by sound pyramid, which is about an meter high, is absolutely top. Meanwhile, we are represented with 3 exclusive skate-aid styles.

With each sold skate-aid style flows a commission back to skate-aid . "XOUNTS good"!

Click here to order your own "XOUNTS x skate-aid" stereo sound system!
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Skateboard workshop in Altenberge,

On the 15th of August we started our skateboard-workshop in Altenberge, Germany, in co-operation with RWE "Energiekarussell". Jochen Paus, (mayor of Altenberge), Franz-Josef Reinke (RWE) and Ingrid Menden (community Altenberge) opened the kickoff event. We are very excited to introduce 50 kids to the world of skateboarding: designing graphics for their decks, building ramps and last but not least learning some basic tricks.

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skate-aid needs your help - donate now!

Southside 2016

The Southside Festival 2016 in germany was tough: about 82 injured people, devastation and finally the cancellation of the festival. Blessing in disguise, " only " our equipment is damaged. That still hits us very hard, as we generate donations by sale proceeds on events to get money for our worldwide projects. We urgently need your help for a new flea market stall! Click here for the fundraising campaign.

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Pic: Torben Oberhellmann during project trip to Namibia, 2016.

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Help Across the Board - Perspectives given through skate culture

Lecture July 4th in Münster by skate-aid Project Manager Torben Oberhellmann

On Monday 4th July our Project Manager Torben Oberhellmann gives a lecture about "War in life - life at war" at Pension Schmidt in Münster. He refers about perspectives given through skate culture in crisis regions such as Afghanistan , South Africa and Lebanon. Admission is free, doors 8pm - See you there!

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skate-aid Mag No. 6

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Read the latest issue of the skate-aid Mag No. 6 now online! News, events, projects, collabos... Stay uptodate! For example about our latest project in Kigali, Rwanda. In cooperation with ”SOS Children’s villages worldwide“ and after 2 months of construction, Rwanda’s first skate park was built in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. We’ve gotten the world of kids and teenagers rolling worldwide since 2006.

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