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2023 Nantucket Open Water Swim

2021 Team Roethke
2021 Team Roethke

Team Roethke

10 YEARS!!!!

10 Years of SAA-Nantucket and 10 Years cancer-free for Steve!  Lots to celebrate and be proud of!

In 10 years.....

**  Team Roethke has raised over $275,000

**  Team Roethke has participated in every part of SAA-Nantucket....volunteer, Kid's Splash, 1/4 mile, 1/2 mile, 1 mile, angel swimmer, 2x2 mile Relay, 4 mile, 10k swim, SAA My Way, Virtual, Solo Run for Hope and Co-Event Director

** Seen the dedication of the Swim Across America-Nantucket Infusion Center at the new Nantucket Cottage Hospital

**  Witnessed the now streamlined cancer services provided by Nantucket Cottage Hospital, Mass General and PASCON

**  SAA-Nantucket has raised over $3.4 million

**  4 FDA Approved Treatments that received initial grant funding from SAA

All money raised stays on-island for cancer treatment and patient care benefitting the Nantucket Cottage Hospital (NCH) and Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket (PASCON). 

We ask that you consider making a donation by check or by credit card, made payable to ”Swim Across America – Nantucket”. No amount is too small – whatever you can do will be greatly appreciated.  Simply click on the link here for instructions about how to donate online. If paying by check, please mail your check to Jill Roethke, 14 Bluebird Lane, Nantucket, MA 02554.  

Thank you to everyone who has supported Swim Across America and Team Roethke in the past and welcome to our new friends and supporters - we couldn't do this without you!


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Swim Across America, Inc., [SAA] is dedicated to raising money and awareness for cancer research, prevention and treatment through swimming- related events. With the help of hundreds of volunteers nationwide and past and current Olympians, SAA is helping find a cure for cancer through athleticism, community outreach and direct service.

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