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World’s Largest Swimming Lesson Held Across Central Texas

June 23, 2017 | Community Impact

Colin’s Hope is proud to have participated in the 2017 World’s Largest Swimming Lesson on Thursday, June 22! Thanks to many volunteers across the city, we were able to support not one, not two, but THREE events with our amazing ...

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Colin’s Hope at the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

June 22, 2017 | Partnerships

We are excited to participate in the 8th Annual World’s Largest Swimming Lesson! Taking place on Thursday, June 22, the event aims to build awareness about the fundamental importance of teaching children to swim to prevent drowning.

Team WLSL (hosts of ...

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YMCA Honors Colin’s Hope as the 2016 Community Partner of the Year

June 14, 2017 | Awards & Accomplishments

It is with great pride that we announce that the YMCA of Austin has honored Colin’s Hope with the Community Partner of the Year Award at their Annual Meeting on the evening of June 13th.

The theme of the night was ...

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Colin’s Hope Issues Press Release in Honor of Colin Holst’s 9 Year Anniversary

June 13, 2017 | Community Impact

Austin, Texas – (June 13, 2017) – This week marks the 9th anniversary of the tragic drowning of 4 year old Colin Holst in a public, lifeguarded pool in South Austin.  The organization formed in his honor, Colin’s Hope, is ...

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Join the Colin’s Hope team!

June 9, 2017 | Uncategorized

Here at Colin’s Hope, we have been very busy with everything from hosting webinars, to educating folks on how to use our water safety cards and website as drowning prevention tools, to distributing water safety cards, to training preschool teachers ...

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Colin’s Hope Provides Online Webinars For Greater Impact

June 7, 2017 | Community Impact

Colin’s Hope is excited to begin hosting online webinars for greater impact across the state and nation! These “train the trainer” style webinars aim to teach various agencies and organizations HOW to teach water safety, WHAT tools to use, and ...

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Colin’s Hope Issues Press Release and PSAs ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

May 26, 2017 | Community Impact

TEXAS ALREADY LOSES 30 CHILDREN TO DROWNINGS THIS YEAR! Memorial Day Weekend is Here, Help Us Keep Texas Families Safer.

Austin, Texas – (May 26, 2017) – May is Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Awareness Month, and Colin’s Hope is reminding ...

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Life Jacket Loaner Station Installed at Hamilton Pool

May 12, 2017 | Community Impact, Partnerships

We are excited to share this prevention win with you! Together with our amazing partners at Capital Area Trauma Regional Advisory Council and Travis County Parks a brand new life jacket loaner station opened at Hamilton Pool Preserve and has ...

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Make YOUR Ripple at Schlitterbahn This Summer!

April 24, 2017 | Uncategorized

Sorry but all 2017 Schlitterbahn tickets are gone. Thank you for your support and please check back again next year!

Make YOUR ripple at Schlitterbahn this summer! For a donation of $30 to Colin’s Hope, you get a Schlitterbahn Waterparks – New ...

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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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