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Colin’s Hope Got2Swim on KEYE Austin

September 3, 2016 | Promotions

The annual Colin’s Hope Got2Swim was featured by our local news station KEYE this past Thursday, September 1. The event kicked off at 7:30am, and consisted of over 60 swimmers, water guardians, and safety crew members. Beginning in the Lake ...

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Time Warner Cable News Features Colin’s Hope Got2Swim

September 3, 2016 | Community Impact

Time Warner Cable News featured the Colin’s Hope Got2Swim 10K journey to prevent child drownings on Thursday, September 1. This year’s event included over 50 dedicated swimmers, and a huge support crew that worked tirelessly to keep every athlete and ...

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Water Guardian Badge Impacts Local Community

July 28, 2016 | Community Impact

Colin’s Hope exists to raise water safety awareness to prevent drowning, and does so by promoting the appointment of an adult “Water Guardian” and the use of the Water Guardian Badge.  The role of a Water Guardian is to actively ...

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Athlete Ambassadors Swim To Prevent Drowning

July 18, 2016 | Awards & Accomplishments

 

 

Last week, two amazing Colin’s Hope Athlete Ambassadors took to Lake Austin with the hope of saving lives. Meredith Terranova and Jaime Slaughter are phenomenal athletes with a passion for water safety. In an effort to raise awareness about drowning ...

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Colin’s Hope Reminds You to be Safer this Summer

July 8, 2016 | Community Impact

Colin’s Hope reminds you to be safer this summer.  Executive Director Alissa Magrum met with KVUE  and Time Warner Cable News this week to help remind families of things they can do to be safer near water before and during ...

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United Way for Greater Austin Distributes Water Safety Cards

June 6, 2016 | Partnerships, Uncategorized

United Way for Greater Austin has partnered with Colin’s Hope to distribute water safety cards to over 3,200 families. Laura Olson and the Success By 6 team put in tremendous effort to connect Colin’s Hope with organizations that primarily serve ...

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Colin’s Hope: This is Our Story

May 26, 2016 | Uncategorized

This 10 minute film will tell you WHY Colin’s Hope exists, WHAT Colin’s Hope does to help raise water safety awareness to prevent drowning and will challenge YOU to learn and do some simple things to keep your families safer ...

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Partnership to Prevent Drowning

May 26, 2016 | Community Impact

Colin’s Hope, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services and Stepping Stone School: Partnership to Prevent Drowning

This quick video chronicles a water safety class given to preschool children at Stepping Stone School. You will see and hear simple water safety ...

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New partnership with Texas Aquatics and Pool Services

May 15, 2016 | Partnerships

Colin’s Hope is excited to announce a new partnership with Texas Aquatics and Pool Services. Located in Humble, TX, Texas Aquatics and Pool Services is an ideal example of a local business committing to water safety.

In addition to making a ...

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Spring 2016 Reel Change Film Frenzy – People’s Choice Award

May 9, 2016 | Awards & Accomplishments

Colin’s Hope had the pleasure of participating in the Spring 2016 Reel Change Film Frenzy, hosted by Lights. Camera. Help! The competition was fun, fierce, and quick, with only 1 week to shoot and edit our story into a 10-minute ...

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