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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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Colin’s Hope Enters New Partnership with Bright by Text

July 16, 2019 | Uncategorized

Colin’s Hope is excited to enter a new partnership with Bright by Text, a division of Bright by Three. Bright by Text provides quality information and trusted resources to parents and caregivers of children prenatal to five. Available in English and Spanish, ...

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Colin’s Hope encourages caregivers to teach before it’s too late

June 17, 2019 | Uncategorized

Thank you to Arezow Doost and KXAN News, the The CW Austin for sharing our water safety messages as much as possible this summer. Please watch, share, and have a conversation about water safety with your kids, friends, and ...

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URGENT: CENTRAL TEXAS CHILDREN ARE DROWNING

June 12, 2019 | Uncategorized

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2019

URGENT–39 TEXAS CHILDREN HAVE ALREADY BEEN LOST TO FATAL DROWNINGS THIS YEAR – AT LEAST 5 IN CENTRAL TEXAS!

June 12, 2019 – Austin, Texas – It’s only the beginning of summer but Texas has already ...

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Colin’s Hope talks water safety ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

May 24, 2019 | Uncategorized

Memorial Day Weekend is on the horizon. Acting us as the unofficial start of the summer, many families will flock area waterfronts to enjoy the long weekend. Watch below to see Colin’s Hope highlight water safety on Fox 7 ahead ...

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Colin’s Hope Makes a SPLASH For National Water Safety Month!

May 10, 2019 | Uncategorized

May is NATIONAL WATER SAFETY MONTH! So far this year, 17 Texas children have lost their lives to a fatal drowning, but DROWNING IS PREVENTABLE. To make a splash during National Water Safety Month, Colin’s Hope has been working tirelessly ...

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Winter Water Safety Tips From Colin’s Hope

December 21, 2018 | Community Impact

Almost 30% of Texas children’s drownings happen during the colder months (October thru April). FOX 7 Austin‘s Dave Froehlich gives Alissa Magrum, Colin’s Hope Executive Director, the opportunity to speak to the need during a Safe Kids Austin spot.

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Bill O’Melia of Drennan’s Dreams Presents to Aquatics Professionals

December 17, 2018 | Community Impact, Partnerships

Colin’s Hope was proud to host Bill O’Melia of Drennan’s Dreams Foundation for a presentation to aquatics professionals in the greater Austin area.

Bill O’Melia, Drennan’s Dad and founder of Drennan’s Dreams, spoke about the important roll that aquatics managers ...

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