Swim Across America
A national charitable organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for cancer research, Swim Across America hosts two swimming events each year to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. All proceeds support follow-up care and research for cancer survivors at Dana-Farber's David B. Perini, Jr. Quality of Life Clinic.
America Making Waves Team Relay Swim
April 7, 2013
Blodgett Pool, Harvard University
Club swimmers, college swimmers, masters swimmers, and recreational swimmers will all dive in for a 2 hour relay challenge with their teammates. Each team will be striving to swim the farthest and raise the most to find a cure for cancer. The event benefits the Perini Quality of Life Clinic at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Boston Harbor Island Swim
July 12, 2013
This 22-mile open-water relay features Olympians and local swimmers plunging into the Atlantic to make a difference for cancer survivors. This event kicks off with a party and silent auction and the swim starts at Rowe's Wharf in Boston.
July 13, 2013
Swimmers age 12 and up are invited to join this fundraiser, which features a one-mile competitive swim and a half-mile recreational swim. Both events start at the Nantasket Beach House in Hull, Mass.