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Colin’s Hope Shares Home Tips for Water Safety During Stay-at-Home Order

March 27, 2020 | Community Impact

Colin’s Hope is posting water safety tips and family activities on social media to help reduce the increased risks of drowning* and alleviate cabin fever during the public health mandates for social distancing. We invite you to join in and ...

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Colin’s Hope Urges Water Safety During Spring Break

March 13, 2020 | Community Impact

Are you getting ready for Spring Break? Sadly, Texas loses at least 1 child to a fatal, preventable drowning during Spring Break. Alissa Magrum, the Executive Director at Colin’s Hope, joins Leslie Rangel in the Good Day Austin studio to ...

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Colin’s Hope Named a Philanthropitch 2020 Finalist

March 12, 2020 | Awards & Accomplishments

Colin’s Hope has been named as one of only six finalists for Philanthropitch 2020. After being narrowed down in a tough process, Colin’s Hope will take the stage on May 12 at the LBJ Auditorium at UT Austin to pitch ...

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Amplify Colin’s Hope March 5 & 6!

March 5, 2020 | Uncategorized

Amplify Colin’s Hope March 5 & 6! Amplify Austin Day is the Central Texas region’s day of giving. It is a local generosity movement that connects individuals, families, businesses, and foundations with the causes they are passionate about to ...

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Colin’s Hope Announced as 2020 Philanthropitch Semi-Finalist

February 26, 2020 | Awards & Accomplishments

Colin’s Hope is a proud Semi-Finalist of the 8th year of Philanthropitch Austin! Philanthropitch is a social impact fast pitch competition helping innovative nonprofits scale and expand impact. To date, Philanthropitch has given over $1.2 million in donations to over ...

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Colin’s Hope Thanks You for a Night Full of HOPE!

February 19, 2020 | Awards & Accomplishments
WOW! What…A…Night!

To say this year’s Best Day Ever Party to Prevent Drowning exceeded Colin’s Hope’s expectations would be an understatement. Here are some reasons why…

We were honored to have Olympians, Elli Overton, Sandy Neilson-Bell and Garrett Weber-Gale, share the spotlight ...

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Colin’s Hope gives THANKS on #GIVINGTUESDAY

December 6, 2019 | Community Impact

Giving Tuesday, annually held the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, is a day dedicated to charitable giving around the globe. At Colin’s Hope, we believe there is no better way to spend the day than by saying THANKS to many of our ...

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Colin’s Hope Discusses Winter Water Safety on Fox 7

December 4, 2019 | Community Impact

Thank you to FOX 7 Austin and Dave Froehlich for speaking with Colin’s Hope during the Safe Kids Austin spot to talk about Winter Water Safety. We cannot let our guard down at any point as drownings are FAST. SILENT. And PREVENTABLE all year round.

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Wimberley ISD Highlights Water Safety with Colin & Friends

December 3, 2019 | Uncategorized

Thank you to Hays Free Press for a great article about the Prekindergarten program at Scudder Primary School in Wimberley, TX.

Music, movement helping pre-K students to learn

The article highlights the YMCA of Austin Project SAFE program that includes the ...

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Water Safety with Colin & Friends makes its way to West Cypress Hills Elementary

November 21, 2019 | Community Impact, Partnerships

Thanks to a generous donation by The Bennett Family and Spicewood Vet Clinic, Water Safety with Colin & Friends has made it’s way to another Lake Travis ISD elementary school.

After attending the Best Day Ever Party to Prevent Drowning ...

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