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FUND RAISING

Thames Marathon: Taking the Plunge for SwimTayka

When the intrepid Thames Marathon swimmers take to the water in August some will have more than just the swim ahead on their minds.

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Make us Smile and shop with AmazonSmile on Prime Day!

Amazon Prime members can shop with AmazonSmile on 21st – 22nd June, and donate to SwimTayka at no extra cost!

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We’re challenging you to swim the English Channel, virtually, with Compete Impossible

An exciting opportunity for SwimTayka! Outdoor Swimmer Magazine and Compete Impossible have teamed up to raise money for SwimTayka. For every mile that you swim in June and July, £1 will be donated to SwimTayka. 

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Raise money and be kind to the planet this Christmas

This year why not send your friends and family one of our digital Christmas Cards and make a small donation with the money you saved on cards and stamps.

You can choose a design, and then share the goodwill with everyone you know on Facebook, Twitter or WhatsApp.

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Superstar Rose

What a superstar Rose is.

She has swum the equivalent of the English Channel in a swimming pool and in the process raised over £900 for us here at SwimTayka.

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Ashford swimmer takes part in relay team’s cross-Channel fundraiser

Avoiding ferries and tug boats, six swimmers tackled the 21-mile stretch of water to raise money for drowning prevention project.

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Rose just 11-years old takes on the English Channel

Rose Miles (a keen 11-year-old swimmer) has decided to swim the length of the channel this summer to raise money for SwimTayka. She has set up a TotalGiving page and set herself a target of £750.

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Swimming for almost 19 hours

Lucy set off from Shakespeare Beach at 3:47 am on Sunday morning to begin her epic journey to swim solo across the English Channel, one of the first people post COVID-19.

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Meet Lucy

Meet Lucy who is swimming the channel on Friday and raising money for us. She lives in Surrey with her husband, son, two cats and Storm the dog (he’s in the pic!!).

She has always loved the water but came to swim seriously, more recently in life. When her son starting swimming lessons as a baby, she decided to qualify as a Swimming Teacher, and to so began her career change.

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COWS raising money

What a fabulous group of swimmers at COWS (Cotswold Open Water Swimmers) – a fantastic £600 raised at our Annual Boxing Day Dip and some fabulous fancy dress outfits too. A bit of a drizzly morning but we all turned out – thank you. This will go with the Halloween dip funds of £815 – the total of £1,415 will be split between Wiltshire Air Ambulance and SwimTayka.

A massive thank you to the COWS organisers team to bring this together and to Thameswey Canoe Club for there volunteers on safety cover.

Looking forward to 2020 with you all dipping and swimming accordingly.

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