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Best Day Ever Party To Prevent Drowning Supports Preschool Program

April 6, 2017 | Partnerships

Saturday, April 1 was a spectacular night for Colin’s Hope, as we raised essential funds to support the Preschool Swim Safety Program.

Thank you to our guests, our sponsors, and our volunteers for making a HUGE RIPPLE at the Best Day Ever ...

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Order Your Water Safety Information Cards Today!

March 17, 2017 | Community Impact

Colin’s Hope is excited to kick off our 2017 Make A Ripple Campaign by distributing 60,000 water safety information cards to families across Texas and the United States. With life-saving tips for safer behavior around water, a link to our ...

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Colin’s Hope Teams Up With Kwaddle

March 13, 2017 | Partnerships

For the first time ever, Colin’s Hope is teaming up with Kwaddle, a local business dedicated to helping parents find amazing extracurricular opportunities for their children, to help share our water safety messages across the city.

Kwaddle is a new startup ...

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Colin’s Hope Reminds You To Enjoy A SAFER Spring Break

March 13, 2017 | Community Impact

Colin’s Hope Executive Director Alissa Magrum teamed up with FOX 7 Austin again to share some water safety tips for the upcoming Spring break holiday, and reminders of how YOU can do your part to keep your family safer around ...

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Exciting News About the 2017 Got2Swim!

February 17, 2017 | Partnerships

Colin’s Hope is excited to announce a partnership with Open Water Planet to host The 9th Annual Colin’s Hope Got2Swim 10K on Sunday, September 24, 2017 as part of the Open Water Planet Triton Swim Series. 

This partnership meets the ...

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Lost Creek Aquatics Supports Preschool Swim Safety Program

January 14, 2017 | Partnerships

Lost Creek Aquatics helped Colin’s Hope end 2016 with a bang by supporting the Preschool Swim Safety Program. This is part of a year-round partnership with LCA that also gives their swimmers quality opportunities with Colin’s Hope throughout the year ...

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Water Safety Must Be A Year Round Conversation

December 20, 2016 | Community Impact

Are you planning to travel this Holiday season? Water safety MUST be a year round conversation. This year, Texas has lost 104 children to fatal drowning. That is a 36% increase from 2015. THESE ARE PREVENTABLE. Colin’s Hope wants you ...

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Colin’s Hope Trains Home Visitors of Texas HIPPY

December 12, 2016 | Partnerships

Colin’s Hope was proud to train 140 Texas HIPPY (Home Instruction of Parents of Preschool Youngsters) home visitors from across the state to take our water safety education and resources directly to parents and children in their homes! A part ...

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LTHS Athlete Ambassadors Swim for Colin’s Hope

December 9, 2016 | Partnerships

Last month, over 20 Athlete Ambassadors of the Lake Travis High School Swimming & Diving Team took on a 5000 yard challenge to raise funds for drowning prevention. These dedicated individuals pledged their time and talent to support the Colin’s ...

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Austin-Travis County EMS Releases Drowning Report

December 7, 2016 | Partnerships

Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services Responds to Drowning Incidents

Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services has released a report analyzing 6 years of A-TCEMS data on drowning incidents (those under 19 yrs of age) here in Central Texas. This was a collaborative effort with ...

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