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Winter Water Safety Tips From Colin’s Hope

December 21, 2018 | Community Impact

Almost 30% of Texas children’s drownings happen during the colder months (October thru April). FOX 7 Austin‘s Dave Froehlich gives Alissa Magrum, Colin’s Hope Executive Director, the opportunity to speak to the need during a Safe Kids Austin spot.

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Bill O’Melia of Drennan’s Dreams Presents to Aquatics Professionals

December 17, 2018 | Community Impact, Partnerships

Colin’s Hope was proud to host Bill O’Melia of Drennan’s Dreams Foundation for a presentation to aquatics professionals in the greater Austin area.

Bill O’Melia, Drennan’s Dad and founder of Drennan’s Dreams, spoke about the important roll that aquatics managers ...

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Colin’s Hope turns Giving Tuesday on its head to thank supporters!

November 28, 2018 | Partnerships

Colin’s Hope turned #GivingTuesday upside down this year to share our appreciate for partners who have supported water safety for 10 strong years! These companies, organizations, and individuals have generously given their time and talent to the Colin’s Hope family. ...

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Traveling soon? Remember these simple water safety tips!

November 19, 2018 | Community Impact

Traveling season is upon us! With Thanksgiving just around the corner many families are planning to visit family and friends or will be welcoming guests into their own homes.

Before you pack your bags or pull out the rollaway bed, take ...

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Colin’s Hope Presents in Legislative Briefing at Texas Capitol

November 2, 2018 | Community Impact, Partnerships

Colin’s Hope Executive Director presents at legislative briefing on October 18.

On October 18, 2018 the Texas Drowning Prevention Alliance hosted a legislative briefing to begin engaging and educating legislators and staffers around water safety and drowning prevention.

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Ask Your Pediatrician About Water Safety At Your Next Well Child Visit

October 15, 2018 | Uncategorized

Water safety and drowning prevention are important points of discussion across all age groups. That’s why Colin’s Hope encourages these conversations to begin at pediatric well child visits as early as possible.

Thank you to Dr. Ari Brown of 411 Pediatrics ...

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400 YOUNG ATHLETES “TRI” TO PREVENT DROWNING SUNDAY, AUGUST 26 IN THE 10TH ANNUAL COLIN’S HOPE KIDS TRIATHLON

August 23, 2018 | Community Impact

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400 YOUNG ATHLETES “TRI”  TO PREVENT DROWNING SUNDAY, AUGUST 26 IN THE 10TH ANNUAL COLIN’S HOPE KIDS TRIATHLON

At least 73 fatal drownings of Texas children, and 5 adults in Lake Travis alone, this year ...

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Student Athletes Raise Awareness For Drowning Prevention to Support Colin’s Hope

August 9, 2018 | Community Impact

Colin’s Hope has worked tirelessly this summer to prevent children from drowning. Along side this organization? Amazing student athletes who committed to going above and beyond to share important water safety messages as far as humanly possible. Check out these ...

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2018 Billboards

June 23, 2018 | Uncategorized

The 2018 Colin’s Hope Water Safety Billboards have arrived!

From June 18th through July 15th Austin and surrounding areas will be blanketed with 15 billboards with various water safety messages encouraging people to take our water safety quiz.  During this time ...

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Colin’s Hope Encourages Use Of USCG Approved Life Jackets

May 11, 2018 | Community Impact

As National Water Safety Month continues, Colin’s Hope remains busy with all hands on deck to share drowning prevention messages far and wide. The next tip? Wear a U.S. Coast Guard approved life jacket.

Last week, Colin’s Hope challenged you to ...

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