Giving back is important. So much so that photographer Steven Lippman has dedicated a big chunk of his life to it. He is the the President of A Walk On Water, a nonprofit that gives special needs children and adults the opportunity to experience the therapeutic joys of saltwater and surf. Prior to their almost sold-out upcoming Malibu Wines fundraiser this weekend (tickets here) we chatted with Lippman about his experience with AWOW, an inspiring boy named Jacob and the transformative effects of the sea. Read on, wanderers. And we’ll see you this Saturday, April 29th, at Wine for Waves.