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To provide financial resources for advanced education that pave the way for physically challenged athletes to overcome their tragedies and realize their full potential.

Who We Are

Hundreds of dedicated volunteers, swimmers, sponsors, campaign directors and donors from 47 different states and across the globe.

We are 64 athletes attending 47 universities who have overcome life changing accidents or illnesses and are pursuing our educational dreams.

We are 253 alumni recipients who are doctors, lawyers, engineers, actors, social workers, accountants and teachers.

What We Do

We raise funds through an annual swim-a-thon – a pool party and individual campaigns across the nation.

We swim laps, run, walk, roll, float and dedicate our time and dollars.

We thrive in spite of paralysis, amputation, and blindness.

Why We Do It

We are inspired by Mike Nyeholt and our 253 scholarship recipients that have thrived over our 40 year history.

After tragedy, getting back to education is getting back to life.

And we have a great time!

What We Have Achieved

We have raised over $23 million in 38 years.

We have supported 253 scholarship recipients at 131 universities nationwide.

We maintain a low overhead of less than 10% in administrative fees allowing more scholarships to be given.

We can do much more with your investment in our future.

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