On August 1st, 2015 the final Brendan Borek Surf Memorial took place.

Click here to view (and purchase) photos from The Beef N' Beer. Proceeds will benefit the fund!

Brendan's Fund will continue to fulfill its mission of supporting children with cancer. The encouragement we have received over the years from our loyal friends has been exceptional and deeply appreciated.

We are looking forward to sharing memories and connecting with old friends.

Follow our Facebook Page "The Brendan Borek High Tides Memorial Fund" and our Website for more details on upcoming events. Contact us at: 609-967-0100 or bren@brendansfund.org.


Brendan Borek loved life, and life it seemed, loved Brendan. An avid surfer, gifted artist, and an agile soccer player, his teenage years mirrored life at its fullest.

Diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma (cancer of the bone) at 16, he vied against death with courage and dignity until the disease claimed him in December 1991.

Because Brendan touched the
hearts of many, the Brendan Borek High Tides Memorial Fund, Inc. (Brendan’s Fund) was established in 1992 by his family and friends. Visit the About Us section to find out more.

CLICK HERE DONATE OR CREATE A MEMORIAL

What’s New

2105 Artists & Friends Art Show

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Once again the Avalon Yacht Club it’s Staff and Peter Mark did a fabulous job in helping us with this year’s Artist & Friends Art Show. We would also like to thank The Band and the Ocean City Home Bank Foundation for their generous grant to help us to fund this very special annual event.

Net proceeds will support The Brendan Borek Endowed Fund at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Photos by Regina McKinley

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Beef & Beer Reunion Party pictures

To check out all of the pictures from this year’s Beef & Beer, click here.

25TH BRENDAN BOREK SURF MEMORIAL WINNERS

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A THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THIS YEAR’S EVENT. THANKS TO ALL OUR GENEROUS DONORS, THE BOROUGH OF AVALON AND ITS EMPLOYEES FOR ALL THE SUPPORT THEY PROVIDED FOR THE PAST 25 YEARS. TO OUR VOLUNTEERS WE COULDN’T HAVE DONE IT WITH OUT YOU!
THE EVENTS OF LAST WEEK SURPASSED ALL OF OUR EXPECTATIONS AND I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER THIS YEAR’S SURF CONTEST AND ALL OF YOU WITH GREAT LOVE. I COULD ALMOST REACH OUT AND TOUCH THE LOVE AND AFFECTION YOU FELT FOR BRENDAN THAT TRANSFERS TO BRENDAN’S FUND.
BRENDAN WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED THROUGH THE BRENDAN BOREK ENDOWED FUND AT THE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA. THE SPIRIT THAT THE FUND EMBODIES WILL BE HELPING CHILDREN INTO FUTURE GENERATIONS.
THIS WILL BE HIS LEGACY.

LYDIA BOREK

2015 winners

Low Tide Beach Ride 2015

EVEN THOUGH THE WEATHER THREATENED ALL DAY, THE 2015 LOW TIDE BEACH RIDE WAS HELD ON A BEAUTIFUL EVENING IN AVALON, NJ. BIG AND LITTLE KIDS RODE THEIR BIKES FROM 9TH STREET TO THE 32ND PIER AND BACK. NET PROCEEDS FROM THIS ANNUAL EVENT BENFITTED BRENDAN’S FUND. A BIG THANKS TO THE FLYNN FAMILY FOR ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL EVENT.

25th Anniversary Reunion Beef & Beer Party

Advance tickets for the 25th Anniversary Reunion Beef & Beer Party on Saturday, August 1 are SOLD OUT. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door the night of the event. Follow @brendansfund on Instagram for all updates related to this summer’s Beef & Beer.

25th Anniversary Beef & Beer Reunion Party
Saturday, August 1, 2015 ~ 6:30-10pm
Community Hall, 30th & Avalon Avenue, Avalon, NJ 08202
Catering by Williamson Catering & Bubba Dogs

Ticket pricing at the door is as follows:
Adult: $25
Children (6-12): $15
Children (5 & under): free

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