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Earth Day Beach Cleanup at Santa Monica State Beach

Published on April 20, 2021

Update: Santa Monica Travel & Tourism’s nonprofit foundation Santa MoniCARES presented Heal the Bay with a $5,000 check during a partner based “Earth Day” Beach Clean Up at the seaside aquarium under the Santa Monica Pier on Thursday, April 22, 2021.

Joining in the Earth Day celebration and $5,000 check presentation was Sue Himmelrich, Mayor, City of Santa Monica; Marslaidh Ryan, Director, Heal the Bay Aquarium; and Ellis O’Connor, Santa MoniCARES board member.

Santa MoniCARES, a part of Santa Monica Travel & Tourism, will be hosting an Earth Day Beach Cleanup on Thursday, August 22nd from 4:00pm-5:30pm at Santa Monica State Beach, near the Santa Monica Pier and surrounding areas.

The beach cleanup is following all LA County guidelines in regards to COVID-19 and requires participants to pre-register. Participants will be grouped in 20 or less, with a team captain for each group and clean up designated beach/strand/pier areas.

Santa MoniCARES will be donating on behalf of Earth Day to Heal the Bay, with a check presentation occurring at 4PM that day.

Santa Monica Beach Beach Clean Up

Thursday, April 22

Santa Monica Beach surrounding the Santa Monica Pier

About Santa MoniCARES

Santa MoniCARES is a coalition of representatives from Santa Monica Travel & Tourism and community partners. The mission of Santa MoniCARES is to harness the hospitable nature and generosity of Santa Monica’s tourism industry to provide support to our local nonprofit agencies. Santa MoniCARES will engage employees of hotels, restaurants, attractions, retailers and more to provide volunteer hours, funding and in-kind support to the incredible organizations that are tackling homeless issues, environmental protection, hunger, workforce development, cultural programming, at-risk youth and elderly assistance, among others.

About Santa Monica Travel & Tourism

Santa Monica Travel & Tourism (SMTT) is a non-profit organization designed to increase visitor expenditures, tourism revenues and local employment opportunities through the promotion of Santa Monica as a travel destination. For more information visit, email, or follow SMTT on Instagram (@SeeSantaMonica), Twitter (@GoSantaMonica) or Facebook (@VisitSantaMonica).