Accomplishments

2020 Accomplishments *While this year's original goals were impacted by the global pandemic, our virtual programming increased exponentially as needed.

  • 452,000 families reached through printed media ads
  • 31,200 water safety education video minutes watch via social media channels
  • 13,600 pieces of water safety education distributed to parents and caregivers
  • 4,420 swim lessons sponsored for Texas children
  • 4,100 parents and caregivers have increased their water safety knowledge by taking the Colin’s Hope online Water Safety Quiz
  • 550 at-risk children have participated in Colin’s Hope swim and water safety programs
  • 322 hours of water safety training provided to educators and caregivers
  • 110+ videos of water safety education distributed to parents, caregivers, and families through our website, YouTube channel, and social media
  • 90 Water Safety with Colin & Friends curriculum kits are saving lives in 45 schools, 9 YMCAs, 1 swim school, and 15 organizations in 5 states.
  • 75 life jackets donated to Life Jacket Loaner Stations at Central Texas swimming & recreation areas
  • 1 BRAND NEW Water Safety with Colin & Friends Virtual Curriculum Kit launched to provide an online-based, plug-and-play option for essential water safety education.

2019 Accomplishments

  • 87,000 pieces of water safety education distributed to parents and caregivers
  • $20,000 raised by Athlete Ambassadors
  • 21,000 water safety education lessons sponsored for Texas children
  • 7,500 water safety education hours provided to students of all ages
  • 4,950 swim lessons sponsored for Texas children
  • 1,200 parents and caregivers have increased their water safety knowledge by taking the Colin’s Hope online Water Safety Quiz
  • 600 at-risk children have participated in Colin’s Hope swim and water safety programs
  • 100 life jackets donated to Life Jacket Loaner Stations at Central Texas swimming & recreation areas
  • 88 Water Safety with Colin & Friends curriculum kits are saving lives in 44 schools, 9 YMCAs, 1 swim school, and 13 organizations in 5 states.

10 Years of Accomplishments

  • $600,000 raised by Athlete Ambassadors for drowning prevention and immeasurable water safety awareness
  • 500,000 pieces of water safety education distributed to parents and caregivers
  • 75,000 swim lessons sponsored for Texas children
  • 25,000 water safety education lessons sponsored for Texas children
  • 20,000+ volunteers have donated a minimum of 78,000 hours of help, valuing more than $2,000,000
  • 5,000+ parents and caregivers have increased their water safety knowledge by taking the Colin’s Hope online Water Safety Quiz
  • 3000+ at-risk children have participated in Colin’s Hope swim and water safety programs
  • 600 life jackets donated to Life Jacket Loaner Stations at Central Texas swimming & recreation areas

2017

  • $76,992.89 raised by Athlete Ambassadors
  • 70,000 water safety educational cards distributed
  • 5,440 swim lessons and water safety classes sponsored
  • 2,150+ volunteers gave their time and talents
  • 1,500+ hours of water safety education provided to elementary, middle, and high school students
  • 650 preschool students given swim lessons and water safety education
  • 250 life jackets donated to loaner stations at area lakes
  • 2 brand new life jacket loaner stations operating in Central Texas
  • 1 new city implementing the Colin's Hope Preschool Swim Safety Program

2016

  • $80,000 raised by Athlete Ambassadors
  • 55,000 water safety educational cards distributed
  • 4,850 swim lessons and water safety classes sponsored
  • 2,500+ volunteers gave their time and talents
  • 600 preschool students given swim lessons and water safety education
  • 150 life jackets donated to loaner stations at area lakes
  • 23 Community Ambassadors trained in 5 Texas cities
  • 2 new sites added to Preschool Swim Safety Program

2015

  • $75,000 raised by Athlete Ambassadors
  • 60,000 water safety educational cards distributed
  • 4,000+ volunteers gave their time and talents
  • 2,650 swim lessons and water safety classes sponsored
  • 714 new Water Safety Quiz takers
  • 340 pre-K aged children given swim lessons and water safety education
  • 30 Community Ambassadors trained in 8 Texas cities
  • 13 water safety signs ordered for public pools and aquatic facilities

2014

  • $67,000 raised by Athlete Ambassadors
  • 60,000 water safety packets distributed
  • 4,000+ volunteers gave their time and talents
  • 1,257 water safety quiz takers
  • 896 swim lessons sponsored for first graders
  • 15 Community Ambassadors trained in 5 Texas cities

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