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

$16,817,930

Total raised since inception.

$921,862

Total scholarship dollars awarded in ’15-’16.

57

Current scholarship recipients in ’15-’16.

187

Total scholarships granted.

60

Total sports represented.

91

Total universities represented.

Who We Are

  • Hundreds of dedicated volunteers, swimmer, sponsors and donors from 47 different states and across the globe.
  • We are 57 athletes attending 42 universities who have overcome life challenging accidents or illnesses.
  • We are 130 alumni recipients who are doctors, lawyers, engineers, actors and teachers.

What We Do

  • We raise funds through a swim-a-thon and pool party.
  • We swim laps, run, walk, 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 the scholarship recipients.
  • After tragedy, getting back to education is getting back to life.
  • Education leads to independence.
  • And we have a great time!

What We Have Achieved

  • We have raised over $16.8 million in 36 years.
  • We supported 187 college scholarships at 91 different schools.
  • 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 help.
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