The North Shore Towers Management and Board is hosting a Pool Swim to support Swim Across America! Swim Across America raises funds to help find a cure for cancer. This swim is a part of the Nassau / Suffolk Chapter of Swim Across America. Since their inception in 2001, the Nassau / Suffolk Chapter of Swim Across America has donated over $10,000,000 to cancer research, prevention and treatment.
Proceeds from the swim will support immunotherapy research at the Swim Across America Laboratory at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, lung cancer clinical trials at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, pediatric brain cancer research at the Feinstein Institute of North Shore and pediatric oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital.
Registrations: 8 Goal: 5000
WHAT: This year North Shore Tower’s Management and Board will be hosting a Swim Across America (SAA) POOL fundraiser for cancer research. Established in 2001, SAA - Nassau/Suffolk has raised over $10.5 million for our beneficiaries: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, the Feinstein Institute of Northwell Health, the University of Texas MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital and SHARE Cancer Support (LI). Thank you for your support of cancer care here in Nassau-Suffolk counties, Long Island, NY! These funds will enable these centers to continue their work, in the fight against CANCER!
Do you know? Every 15 minutes, 50 Americans are diagnosed with CANCER. Perhaps, delicate your WALK or SWIM that incorporates the 15-theme. SWIMMERS can choose freestyle stroke for 15 minutes; then breaststroke for 15 minutes or at your own pace! WALKERS how about a relay with three of your friends each does 5 laps X three = 15-minute theme. You can walk/swim in honor or memory of a loved one.
WHEN: September 10, 2022
9:00 - 11:00 AM
WHERE: North Shore Towers
27240 Grand Central Pkwy
Queens, NY 11005
HOW TO JOIN: Click the register button in the middle of this page. Select "Join A Team." Login or select "Join As New Participant." Then search for "North Shore Towers Team." Click on the green "Join" box. Follow the steps to register. You will get your own fundraising page to send out to your friends and family. All swimmers and volunteers must complete the waiver found here and bring to the event check-in. If you are under 18, please bring the waiver signed by a parent or guardian.
HOW IT WORKS: After you register you will be able to create a PERSONAL PAGE, a link will be provided for you to send to your family and friends AND|OR connect to your FACEBOOK page to FUNDRAISE! Note: Donations are 100% TAX-DEDUCTIBLE and SAA Corporate will send out TAX receipts to your donors. Donors can support you online with a credit card or mail in a check made out to SWIM ACROSS AMERICA, noting your name on the check.
FUNDRAISING: We encourage swimmers to each raise at least $250. Many will raise more but if everyone raises $250, our swim could raise thousands to support cancer research, prevention and treatment.
Encouraged fundraising minimums are:
FUNDRAISING INCENTIVES: All swimmers will receive an SAA T-Shirt and Swim Cap! Raise more than $500 and you will receive an SAA Towel.
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