Debris Free Oceans is Miami-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit empowering communities to stop plastic pollution.

We believe an informed and engaged community is a powerful force for positive change. Through your donations on Give Miami Day, we can grow and strengthen our programming, expand our reach, and work with new communities. We are a growing team, and your support means the world to us.

Give Miami Day is one of our biggest fundraising efforts of the year. This year, your generous gift is doubled by the Meringoff Foundation!

Give Miami Day is one of the nation’s largest annual 24 hour fundraising events. Debris Free Oceans is excited to work with The Miami Foundation again this year on this local fundraising effort.

Thank you to The Meringoff Foundation for matching all Give Miami Day donations, dollar-for-dollar, up to $30,000!

Please use the form below to pledge your donation.

This pledge form is encrypted and safe. If you submit your credit card information below, you will not receive a charge until Give Miami Day opens up for donations on November 14th.

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Pledge to donate in advance of Give Miami Day!

If you would prefer to download a pledge card and email it to us, you can download one here. You can send filled out pledge cards to caiti@debrisfreeoceans.org. Our emails are encrypted and can store card information.

If you would prefer to mail your filled in pledge card, you can send them to:

2980 McFarlane Rd

Miami, FL 33133

Donate here during Give Miami Day, November 14-17!

All donations are 100% tax deductible to the extent permitted by law for US citizens. Debris Free Global, Inc., dba Debris Free Oceans, is a501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with EIN 46-4581532.

We need YOUR help to keep up the #plasticfree momentum!

We’ve educated 12,000+ students 

Through our education program, we have educated over 12,000 students in Miami-Dade County about plastic pollution through in-class and virtual presentations. Our Sustainable Business Workshop inspires high-school students to take action eliminating plastic waste at their schools. After one of our workshops, students pushed their school’s administration to eliminate  over 5,000 single-use plastic trays every single day from the waste generated at their cafeteria. Our Trash Olympics provides K-5 graders the opportunity to learn about plastic pollution through play.

We’ve cleaned up 53,000+ pounds of debris

Through our cleanup programs, we’ve engaged over 10,000 people at cleanups removing over 53,000 pounds of trash from the streets, beaches, and reefs. We host SCUBA Cleanups, Keg N Kleans, Pub Crawl Pick Ups, Yoga Cleanups, SUP Cleanups, Kayak Cleanups, and Corporate Team Building Cleanup Events. Many people attribute cleanups to their initial experience learning about plastic pollution, noting that once they see the trash, they cannot “unsee” it.

We’ve engaged 14,000+ people at nearly 300 zero-waste events

Through our lifestyle awareness events program, we have hosted nearly 300 events promoting sustainability to over 14,000 attendees. Our unique events creatively blend sustainability principles into positive and engaging environments. We’ve hosted everything from Eco-Fashion Shows to Compost Workshops to Eco-Friendly Spin Classes, celebrating businesses taking steps to eliminate single-use plastics.

We’ve eliminated 1.2 million+ plastic items

Through our sustainability consulting program, we have eliminated over 1.2 million plastic items from the  waste stream by consulting local businesses on how to stop using single-use plastic. We also work with local governments to implement sustainability campaigns. We helped launch and continue to run the City of Miami Beach’s #plasticfreeMB and Miami-Dade County’s #plasticfree305 programs. Each are voluntary certification programs for businesses that eliminate single-use plastics. Your donations will support our newest initiative #PlasticFreeCities!