"saving lives starts with you"
about Hope Floats:
Hope Floats partners with high-quality swim schools to provide scholarships for swimming lessons for children living in poverty. Hope Floats raises money by partnering with individuals, businesses, and foundations that want to be a force for good in their communities. Scholarships and tuition assistance is provided to children living in poverty, who might not otherwise be able to afford swim lessons.
Donate by clicking the logo to support scholarships for SwimPossible swimmers and help lower drowning statistics.
Drowning is the Leading Cause of Accidental Death in the U.S. for Ages 4 & Under (CDC).
Drowning is the 2nd Leading Cause of Accidental Death in the U.S. for Ages 14 & Under (CDC).
Globally, the highest drowning rates are among children 1-4 years, followed by children 5-9 years (World Health Organization).
Lower socioeconomic status is associated with higher risk of drowning (WHO).
African American children in the U.S. drown at rates 5.5 times higher than whites (CDC).