Sports Illustrated cover model Kate Upton and professional skateboarder Chaz Ortiz teamed up with Zoo York and Stoked to help students clean up Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday, August 23rd. Upton and Ortiz surprised the students during their community service cleanup and even managed to pose for photos. “As a thank you for their service, Kate and Chaz gifted the students with Zoo York product and tickets to the Street League Championship for skateboarding on August 26th, which Chaz Ortiz is competing in.”
The non-profit organization Stoked Mentoring connects youth to their communities through service projects that improve the urban environment, such as cleaning parks and beaches or restoring community gardens. Stoked’s mission is to promote personal development, academic achievement, and healthy living to under-served youth through action sports culture.