Giving back is at the core of what we do and why we do what we do. As many of you know, we are the only organization that requires international service on all of our tours. This is something that has been unique to us and a part of the fabric of our organization. Whether it is working with homeless aboriginal children in Australia, building homes in Hawaii, or working those affected by the conflict from years ago in Ireland, there is a need in every country we visit. In 2009, we will again have our Zag Xtreme Project which will be sponsoring children in Africa. In 2007 and 2008, Zag sponsored children for in the names of many of our traveling teams. The support provided for necessary, food, water, and education for the child. The athletes and teams were then expected to write letters and gain an understanding for the situation that these children in Africa come from. Zag Xtreme has been inspired by the UN Millenium Project found here:
Although, what we do is very small in the grand scheme of the world, if we all do something we can affect change. We continually feel inspired to do something to make a difference whether it be giving back with our hands on tour or sponsoring those in extreme poverty with our support. We hope to instill the same in our traveling athletes. We hope that they will be inspired to consider how they can make a difference in bigger ways as they advance beyond the field and into professional life. If you have a passion for a cause, consider how we might be able to meld your tour with your cause and work to make a difference together! Join us as we Zag and make a difference. Travel. Play. Give Back.